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Position: Grants Manager
Project: CEGAH Project, Indonesia

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Project Summary: 
The purpose of this five-year project is to work in partnership with the Government of Indonesia to build effective systems to prevent corruption. It will engage a variety of partners, including the Judiciary, various executive and independent agencies, civil society, and the media.

This is a full-time position.
**Please note: Only citizens of the Republic of Indonesia are eligible for this position.**
Position Summary: The Grants Manager will supervise and implement the issuing of subgrants and subcontracts to local Indonesian organizations. S/He will supervise a small team and diverse group of partners, liaise with the Washington, DC MSI office, and with the USAID Jakarta Mission.

Responsibilities include: 
  • Coordinate the grant program processes and serve as a prime contact for all technical grantees and subcontractors.
  • Develop in coordination with MSI/HQ all documents and manuals related to the grant program including, but not limited to: requests for application, grant agreements, amendments to grant agreements, grant evaluation manual, grant management manual, grant monitoring manual, grantee training manual.
  • Disseminate grant program announcements and collect applications. 
  • Organize, coordinate and participate in the evaluation process of applications for grants, including work of the Evaluation Committee.
  • On behalf of CEGAH, review and negotiate with grant applicants on proposed scopes of work, work plans, and budgets.
  • Review and ensure compliance of all documents included in the application for a grant.
  • Provide training to grant applicants on preparation of the application for a grant.
  • Properly document all procedures and communication undertaken for the implementation of grants and subcontracts.
  • Monitor implementation of the grant projects:
    • work with the project M&E Manager to develop and regularly revise monitoring schedules;
    • conduct regular site visits for monitoring and evaluation purposes, as needed;
    • attend events organized by grant recipients;
    • collect and review reports, and deliverables submitted by grant recipients
    • report regularly to the DCOP and MSI/HQ on implementation of the grant program.
  • Collect, review and report on cost-share contributions submitted by grant recipients. 
  • File and ensure presence of all grant documents including, but not limited to application for a grant, evaluation documents, certificates, grant agreement and any amendments, technical reports, deliverables, financial and cost-share reports. 
  • Contribute to the annual PMEPs in coordination with the Project’s M&E Manager and MSI/HQ. 
  • Support the M&E Manager in the collection of data for the PMEP related to the grants program, and generate appropriate databases. 
  • Prepare quarterly, annual and final report contributions regarding the grants program, including analyses of measurable accomplishments against activities conducted and program objectives. 
  • Supervise the Grant Assistant. 
  • Provide continuous grant management assistance to all grantees in implementing their PMEPs. 
  • Carry out and/or participate in other activities as requested or assigned by the DCOP and MSI/HQ.
Qualifications:
·         BA degree required, MA degree preferred
·         At least 5 years relevant experience, managing USAID grants;
·         Well-versed in US Government procurement guidelines
·         Good knowledge of Indonesian non-governmental sector
·         Excellent written and spoken English. 

Deadline for applying for this position: August 20, 2015
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

To apply: Please visit our website, MSI Worldwide