Friday, June 28, 2013

Grants Manager

Seeking: Grants Manager

Do you have Grants Management experience and interested in working on Somalia program?
Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia? Please read on!

USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program 

The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia.
The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships withgovernment officials.
TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Grants Manager to join our Nairobi based grants team.

Qualifications and skills sought:

University degree in either Accounting, Commerce, Financial Management, Political Science, International Relations, International Development or appropriate field.
Three to five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of finance or grants management are required.
Three to five years of Experience working with USAID or an international donor is preferred.
Experience in program development, reporting; budgeting; networking highly sought. Fluency in written and spoken English.
Previous experience working in Somalia highly sought.
In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia on socio-political and culture issues.
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships essential.
English fluency required and Somali language highly prefered.
Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills?

Please send 
1) a CV
2) current position and salary history and
3) three professional references to
Closing date: Friday, July 5, 2013.
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.