GRANTS AND COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST – 1 YEAR CONTRACT

Main purpose of the job:

To ensure ACHAP’s Sub-Recipients (SRs) comply to funder and ACHAP policies through review of activities and developing capacity within SR organisations.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensures that reporting and budgeting are done in compliance with Funder requirements;
  • Reviews sub-grantee/recipient policies, reports, processes and documentation to ensure activities are in-line with grants management policies and systems;
  • Develops and amends grant agreements to support effective management of projects;
  • Communicates policies, systems and best practices to sub-recipients and supports them to develop appropriate policies, processes, and systems;
  • Provides technical support to Project Leads in reviewing Sub-Recipient technical and financial reports;
  • Provides technical support to Project Leads in responding to funder requirements and requests related to Sub-Recipient activities;
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.

Minimum qualifications and experience required:

  • Degree or HND in Public/Business Administration, Finance, Development or related area;
  • Five (5) years in grants management and/or financial/operational systems environment;
  • Experience providing technical assistance or capacity building to NGOs/CBOs preferred;
  • Familiarity working with governments and public health institutions;
  • A law degree or prior experience working with legal documents an added advantage.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Grants management principles
  • Project management
  • Strong communication/ negotiation skills
  • Contracting and Agreements

Application letter and CV should be addressed to the attention: The Human Resources and Administration Manager, Private Bag X033, and Gaborone, Botswana. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications electronically to: recruitment@achap.org. Alternatively, they can be hand delivered to:- The African Comprehensive HIV/ AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP) Head Office at Block 5, Plot 64511, Unit 1, Fairgrounds, Gaborone, Botswana.

Closing date for applications: 2nd December 2016