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Grants Officer

FHI 360

FHI 360

Software Engineering
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Grants Officer based in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

PROJECT BACKGROUND

USAID End Tuberculosis in Tajikistan Activity is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID Tajikistan Tuberculosis (TB) Bilateral Activity aims to reduce the burden of TB in the Republic of Tajikistan. The project activity results are focuses on improving case detection and notification for all forms of TB, increasing the number of patients cured of all forms of TB, strengthening TB prevention by expanded preventive treatment and improved infection prevention and control (IPC) interventions, and strengthening TB system resilience/reliance in public health emergency.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Grants Manager, Grants Officer will be responsible for assisting overseeing the grants management of USAID End Tuberculosis in Tajikistan Activity. The Grants Officer’s responsibilities are directed to ensure that all functions under the implementing partners are conducted in an efficient manner and in compliance with USAID and FHI360 policies, procedures, and regulations. The position requires close collaboration with other program and finance team of USAID End Tuberculosis in Tajikistan Activity to ensure compliance and application of FHI 360 and USAID regulations, policies, and practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of sub-awardee budgets and provide capacity building technical assistance to sub-awardee staff on Grants management, financial reports preparation and monitoring as needed.
  • Conduct regular site visits to sub awardees to check compliance, follow-up on special award conditions, spot checks and provide capacity building support and coaching.
  • Review sub awardee documentation including monthly invoices, supporting documentation (timesheets, receipts, etc.) and monthly program reports in compliance with FHI 360 and USAID regulations.
  • Conduct pre-award reviews for implementing partners for qualifying recipients as deemed appropriate in accordance with established FHI 360 procedures.
  • Assist in preparation of sub award modification.
  • Assist in preparation of sub-awardees pipeline analyses on monthly basis.
  • Drafting of management letters on sub-awardees financial reports and monitoring results and recommendations made.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of grantee’s related documents in project SharePoint.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned by the Grants Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience (with a Master’s degree) or minimum 3 years of experience (with a Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting and Business Administration CPA, ACA or any other relevant professional qualification is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial management and reporting.
  • Good analytical, numerical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities.
  • Ability to develop effective work plan and priorities to meet business objectives.
  • Familiarity with or knowledge of USAID-funded projects and grants management policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with Tajikistan public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) in Tajikistan is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to interpret financial and other quantitative information and reports.
  • Good report writing and documentation skills.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, productively, and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Fluency in English and Tajiki is required.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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