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Grants Officer; Dhibiti Project - LVCT Health



Published On: 31st, August 2023

Closes on: 1st, September 2023

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Job Description

    • The primary responsibility of this role is to support the coordination of LVCT Health’s sub-grants portfolio, overseeing the compliance with the various awards and sub-award agreements requirements and LVCT Health policies.
    • The   officer will have a broad and deep understanding of the relevant donor rules and regulations  and  proactively identify compliance risks throughout the overall grant portfolio. S/He will develop and embed best practices in grants management in compliance with the USG rules and regulations.


      • Participate in the evaluation of potential sub-recipient’s proposals and conduct the pre-award and risk assessments for all potential partners, ensuring adequate documentation of this process.
      • Support sub-recipients in the development of budgets and work plans.
      • Prepare sub-awards amendments and contract modifications
      • Ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, regulations, and policies ofLVCT Health and the respective donors.
      • Provide ongoing support to sub-recipients   to  improve  their  administrative  performance,  build  their operational capacity, and reduce the risk to the project and LVCT Health.
      • Provide assistance to the sub-recipients in understanding the terms and conditions of the award and facilitate or provide any necessary training/mentoring.
      • Report all compliance findings to the Grants Manager and assist in the development of possible solutions. Review monthly financial reports and cash   requests and monitor  actual  expenditures against  budgets/ceilings,  document  material  variances  and  work  closely  with  the  partners  to  minimize  deviations from planned spending.
      • Ensure that all the expenditures reported by sub-awardees meet the allowability criteria prior to being charged to the award; document, disseminate and follow up on disallowed expenses.
      • Monitor   deadlines   and   ensure   final   deliverables   from   grantees   conform   to   LVCT   Health   requirements.
      • Work with the Sub-awardees to build their capacity to prepare and submit accurate financial reports.
      • Provide    ongoing   assistance   in   reviewing   sub awardees financial and accounting policies and procedures and also their internal control system.
      • Convene grant review meetings with the Sub-grantees
      • Provide relevant financial information for decision making to the sub-awardees and technical  teams in order to facilitate proper program implementation
      • Ensure the cash disbursement tracking schedule is updated and circulated in a timely   manner, liaising with the finance team to minimize delays in partner funds disbursement

    After projects are completed, support closeout grants in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.


      • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
      • Minimum of CPA finalist
      • 3 years of experience in a similar position in a donor funded organization.
      • Experience in USG rules and regulations
      • Well-developed Interpersonal skills
      • High integrity, honesty, initiative and team-player
      • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
      • Good oral and written communication skills.
      • Ability to work under tight deadlines

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