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USAID CEGAH

Position: Grants Officer

Project Summary:
CEGAH is a 5-year USAID-funded accountability and integrity program that works with a wide range of Indonesia’s Government and non-governmental agencies. The program runs between 2016 and 2021. The project is implemented by Management Systems International.

Position Summary:
The Grants and Procurement Officer Position will be filled by an experienced staff, whose acquired knowledge and skills enable her/him to independently undertake diverse and complex work assignments (e.g. grant management, actively engage in program activities, major event/course planning, etc). The Officer acts reports to the Grants Manager but undertakes independent work, including the supervision of certain grants. He/she also acts on behalf of the Grants Manager when the latter is absent. Work requires extensive coordination with team members to ensure successful performance of USAID CEGAH.

Report to: Grants Manager 

Responsibilities:
  • Review grant reporting documentation submitted by subgrantees
  • Assist to ensure subgrantee’s timely implementation of activities, in accordance with project schedules and subgrant agreements
  • Maintaining grant and subcontract hard and soft copy files
  • Conduct the procurement of new programs, as directed by the Grants Manager
    • Draft procurement documents
    • Prepare lists of potential bidders to be invited (in cooperation with component managers)
    • Assist in preparing internal documents for approval by MSI HQ and USAID
  • Supervise the performance of grantees, notify Technical Team in case of delays in reporting of deliverables
  • Suggest remedial actions to resolve challenges in the implementation of grants
  • Set up appointments/meetings with Government and partner organizations
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Grants Manager
Qualifications Required:
  • Background in Finance, Accounting, or project management;
  • At least 3 year experience with finance, grants, or procurement, preferably under a USAID-financed project; and
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
**This is a local position; only Indonesian nationals will be considered.

Application should include a CV (including three references) and contact information by 6 May 2016 at the latest.

Please send applications to zkrishnamoorthy@msi-inc.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.