Grants Manager | Country:Palestinian Territories| Department:International Operations | Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development projects. Established in in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses to address the critical need for medical care in war-torn Afghanistan during the Soviet occupation, International Medical Corps is working in more than 35 countries, focused on addressing humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable while also supporting training and capacity-building.
International Medical Corps is recruiting an Emergency Management Specialist, to be based in Jerusalem/Gaza, for an anticipated US Agency for International Development project. Gaza 2020: Health Matters is a five-year intervention designed to improve the resilience of the health sector in Gaza by increasing access to and quality of emergency and essential health services provided by NGOs, CBOs, and private providers.
The Grants Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the subawards that are expected in each of the technical areas.
Collaborate with technical team to develop and publicize solicitations.
Coordinate the review of applications – including review of organizational and eligibility requirements, managing application evaluation meetings, and communicating results back to applicants.
Assess subrecipients’ organizational capacity, including but not limited to the technical and financial capacity, internal controls, risk analysis and establish risk mitigation plans.
Develop and negotiate subaward agreements (and later subaward modifications, as needed) with selected subrecipients, ensuring compliance with donor and organizational policies.
Coordinate subaward kick-off meetings.
Identify and provide subrecipient administrative and technical capacity development as needed. Monitor subrecipient capacity progress, including evaluating internal control systems over time, timely submission and review of required milestones/reports.
Develop and maintain Field office standard operating procedures which align with IMC’s organizational policies that relate to subaward management.
Coordinate and track subaward monitoring efforts by IMC, including but not limited to: review of regular technical/program and financial reports, site visits, monitoring and capacity building plans.
Monitor the subrecipient compliance with the subaward terms and applicable donor requirements. Advise relevant staff and management on compliance issues.
Maintain regular communication with subrecipients regarding required compliance, reporting, and modification requirements.
Ensure regular reporting on subaward programs.
Build IMC staff capacity by training them on subaward management, country/donor regulations, and IMC’s procedures (including but not limited to Subaward Management and Contract Review/Signatory Authority protocols, as needed).
Establish and maintain key country office subaward files. Special attention should be given to key documentation, including but not limited to, the subaward agreement, selection and negotiation memo, risk assessments, modifications, key correspondence, donor approvals and other relevant documents.
Assist with subaward close out and internal audit reviews
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
-An advanced degree in a related administrative or public health field.
-At least 7 years of experience working as a grants manager or related field.
-Demonstrated experience being responsible for ensuring that there are systems and internal controls in place to effectively manage, monitor and report on sub-awards, including being responsive to all USAID regulations and requirements.
-Prior work experience in Gaza and the Middle East region highly desirable.
-Strong verbal and written English communication skills required. Arabic preferred.
Based in Jerusalem/Gaza, with frequent travel to project sites, security permitting.
Please send your CV and cover letter to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9/8/2015
Please indicate in the email subject: Grants Manager
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