CowaterSogema recruits 01 Grant Manager
Job stage: Upcoming Opportunity Wage: Commensurate with ExperiencePosition Type: Consultant, Long Term, Full-TimeClosing On: 11/26/2020Country: South Sudan
SUMMARY OF THE PROJECTCowater International is looking for a Grant Manager to complete its team for an upcoming project in South Sudan focused on providing diverse technical, grant management and recruitment support services to an OECD member country’s mission in Juba.
SUMMARY OF POSITIONThe Grant Manager is under the general supervision of the Project Manager and is responsible for the management and implementation of all aspects of the Local Development Initiative Fund Mechanism.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIESDeveloping an Operating Procedures Manual;
Supporting the development of key Project documents, including procurement plan as part of the initial work plan, annual work plans and reports;Developing tools (brochures, outreach documents, due diligence checklists) and coordinating publications (e.g. specific notice for call for proposals);Coordinating calls for proposals, including receipt of proposals;Conducting preliminary screening according to formal selection criteria and making recommendations as well as providing secretariat support for the project review committee;Preparing and negotiating funding agreements;Supporting or conducting due diligence of short-listed proponents, e.g. administrative and programmatic;Documenting approvals processes and funding decisions;Preparing local contribution agreements or other financial instruments, based on established templates;Ensuring proper maintenance of the record keeping and filing system of the LDIs Fund;Working and maintaining relationships with local organizations;Coordinating LDIs Fund activities with other stakeholders;Providing any other LDIs Fund-related services, as required.
Education:Undergraduate degree (i.e. university bachelor or college diploma) in a relevant field such as business, finance, accounting, logistics, international development, procurement, project management, business administration, engineering, sociology, women’s studies, or applied sciences.
Minimum Experience and Qualifications:At least 5 years relevant development project coordination experience in South Sudan or another Sub-Saharan African country, including delivery of projects / assignments of at least 12 months in duration, between 2010 and the present.
Demonstrated experience in the following:Logistical servicesGrant management;Development of operational documents including but not limited to manuals, procedures, policies or templatesFluency in English.Employment conditions: Full-time term position, based in Juba, South Sudan.
APPLICATION PROCESSCandidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Please provide at least two recent professional references with your application.
For your application to be considered, please upload your documents as follows: Candidate Last Name, Title of the position.
We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.
ABOUT USWith more than 35 years’ experience, Cowater International is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development and has managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, financial and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Cowater International also has corporate offices in Montreal, Quebec, London, United Kingdom and Nairobi, Kenya in addition to project offices in a wide variety of other locations across Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
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