ActionAid International: Grants and Compliance Officer

ActionAid International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 4 March, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency formed in 1972.  We are a partnership between people in poor and rich countries working together to end poverty and injustice.  Today we are working with over 15 million of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 45 countries worldwide to secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support of half a million donors and supporters.

We are recruiting for an: Grants & Compliance Officer for our Global Fund and Norad grant

Directorate:       Resource Mobilisation and Innovation
Duration:           Fixed Term Contract to 31 December 2020
Location:          Global Secretariat Hub Office - Nairobi or Johannesburg 

The Grants & Compliance Officer is part of our Institutional Funding Team tasked with working with other functions and ActionAid International (AAI) members to support institutional fundraising, grants, compliance and risk management. The role is responsible for strategic projects implementation such as the NORAD, SIDA and Global Fund grants. This will include advising on donor budgeting, alignment, budget amendments, internal reforecasting and managing support budgets. It also implements compliance monitoring systems, carries out risk management and produces compliance reports. Additional the Grant and Compliance Officer is involved in helping to build the capacity of relevant federation staff in working with grant management and compliance too.

To succeed one needs to have a relevant diploma, degree and/or professional qualification in Business Studies, Finance, or related field. This will be complemented by experience of managing grants/contracts from institutional donors such as EU, ECHO, DFID, USAID and UN. Incumbent will be comfortable providing clear guidance on donor policies and procedures to other staff and will be involved in setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems. Experience in working on multi country and multi partner projects along with strong communication and negotiation skills is requisite to fulfilling this role.

Applications be sent by 4th March 2018 to hrworkspace@actionaid.org.
 
To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the Nairobi or Johannesburg Office.  
 
Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.
 
ActionAid welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we promote diversity.

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