Grants Manager at DAI

Grants Manager at DAI

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Description
  • The Grants Manager will report and provide support to the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) to ensure efficient and effective management of project grant funds.
  • The Grants Manager will assume the overall responsibility for the management of the program grants portfolio in compliance with USAID and DAI rules and directives.
  • The Grants Manager will provide technical oversight, quality assurance, and support to the the state-level Grant Officers.
  • Provide procedures and policy guidance and interpretation for program staff as well as sub-grantees to ensure adherence to grant management policies.
  • Analyze and evaluate grant applications, proposals and awards to ensure adherence to grants management policies.
  • Ensure proper negotiation of the terms and conditions for sub-grants.
  • Review and analyze budget estimates for allowability, allocability, reasonableness, and consistency.
  • Prepare grant agreements and assist with supervision/implementation of grant, including closure and disposition plans.
  • Monitor grantees and subcontracting organizations to confirm that funds allocated are used for specified purposes.
  • Monitor the procurement process under the grant to ensure competitiveness and compliance.
  • Prepare regular reports on grants to Chief of Party.
Is it a local employment?
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Requirements and Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, public administration, economics, or other relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of US Government operations, policies, and procedures, and FAR regulations preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in grants design and administration (experience with grants award and grants management as well as prior experience in the award and administration of subcontracts), preferably in the good governance sector.
  • Working knowledge of USAID Contract Management and Grants Management policies and procedures required.
  • Experience in implementing grant policies and procedures required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with a wide range of organizations, beneficiaries, and related parties.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

       Apply: NigeriaGovernance@dai.com

Years of Experience
5
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