WARO hires 01 Technical Advisor, Global Fund Grant Management
Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Expiration 20 Aout 2017
Description de l’offre
Job Title: Technical Advisor II, Global Fund Grant Management
Department: WARO (West Africa Regional Office)
Reports To: DRD MQ
• Contribute to regional and CP efforts to pre-position CRS for Global Fund growth opportunities. Lead or contribute to the development of the technical design, including review of expression of interests, budget, implementation arrangements, and support during grant-negotiation.
• Contribute to capacity strengthening initiatives of Global Fund grant management for Regional, Country Program, and partner staff through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and mentoring and coaching to CP staff.
• Contribute to knowledge management and learning through collecting and analyzing program data, assisting with measuring program impact, capturing and sharing lessons learned and best practices, and research and internal reports.
• Keep current on new and revised Global Fund grant management and procurement policies and procedures, and advise on the implications for the CP, in close coordination with the Global Fund Support Unit
• Establish and maintain relationships with the Country Global Fund program manager, Local Fund Agents (LFAs), Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs), government departments, peers, and other donors.
• Collaborate with CP Global Fund leads to ensure appropriate project expenditures are in line with financial plans and proper stewardship of material sources. Support CPs to identify and address challenges that affect the proper stewardship, risk, and optimal utilization of program assets and resources (financial, human, and material)
• Collaborate with Regional Technical RTAs (Health, Supply Chain, IT) to support the introduction of innovative approaches in GF grants, and share lessons learned between CP
• Support Country Programs with the application and phasing-of Zero- cash policy.
• Advise and support in the development of Global Fund management structures and the recruitment of key Global Fund country program personnel.
• Assist CPs in attending in-country visits from the donor (FPM, LFA, OIG, etc.) to ensure reasonable requests, consistent with grant management practices in other country programs.
• Coordinate the review of quarterly finance reports and PUDR at the regional level, with inputs from WARO team (RFO, DRDMQ, DRDPQ and RTA SCM) and Overseas Finance.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:
**Education and Experience:**
* Master’s Degree business administration, international development, public health or related field.
* Minimum of five years relevant international working experience in an advisory or management role with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of three years managing or coordinating a GF grants in the field or at HQ level (INGO, national NGO, or Geneva based experience working on Global Fund projects.
* Experience in mentoring, coaching, facilitation and training applying adult learning principles and practices.
* Proven interpersonal and negotiation skills needed to work in a team; ability to manage conflict and bring a diverse group of stakeholders towards consensus
* Experience with program monitoring and evaluation, including applying data collection tools and methodologies, data analysis, and data presentation.
* Experience and skills in networking and relations with Global Fund, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.
* Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.
* Excellent relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
* Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
* Ability to travel 25-30%
* Fluent English and French oral and written communication skills required.
Internal — CRs and GF Project Directors, RD, DRD MQ, RFO, HoOps, Internal Auditors, HQ Global Fund Support Unit, Other Regional Staff, Global Procurement, Global Finance, Business Development
External — Global Fund staff, LFA, Fiscal Agents, CCM members
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
•Serves with Integrity
•Cultivates Constructive Relationships
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
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