Program Management Coordinator – Grants

CARE Zambia

CARE International has partnered with Concern Worldwide Zambia (CWZ) and the Nutrition Association of Zambia (NAZ) in the Scaling UP Nutrition Fund, whose aim is to promote harmonization and alignment among key Cooperating Partners (DFID, SIDA and Irish Aid) and stakeholders, avoiding duplication of efforts as well as reducing transaction costs for all partners, including the Government of Zambia. The program is supporting implementation of the Government’s First 1000 Most Critical Days programme, focused on scaling up evidence-based priority interventions to tackle stunting, in 14 priority districts across the country. Implementation of activities will be carried out primarily through Grants to Government and other bodies (including NGOs and UN Agencies).

CARE International under the consortia is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professional for the following position:

  • PROGRAM MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR – GRANTS

JOB SUMMARY

The successful candidate will be responsible for effective management of the SUN Fund sub-grants for Districts, Government Line Ministries and NGOs, as a means for ensuring effective Management of the Scaling Up Nutrition Fund for the first 1000 Most Critical Days programme in Zambia.



SPECIFIC DELIVERABLES

  1. Plans and organizes mechanisms for ensuring compliance of the grants administration to established CARE Zambia policies, protocols and a “value for money” guiding principle.
  2. Implements grant procedures for SUN Fund, including templates and guidelines
  3. Carries out assessment of proposals for SUN Fund, to ensure compliance with guidelines
  4. Monitors financial performance, of Implementing Partners funded by SUN Fund
  5. Oversees implementation of sub-grant activities, in accordance with the provisions of the approve sub grants manual
  6. Develops and maintains constructive and efficient grants tracking and performance monitoring system and compiles necessary reports
  7. Plans and organizes mechanisms for ensuring compliance of the grants administration to established CARE Zambia policies, protocols and a “value for money” guiding principle.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related field or professional qualifications such as ACCA and CIMA with 3 years of program management experience with an emphasis on grants management
  • Experience in managing donor-funded Grants programmes
  • Knowledge of DFID, Irish Aid and SIDA processes and regulations will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and coordinate with a variety of stakeholders, maintaining harmonious and productive working relationships
  • Excellent and demonstrable writing and communication skills
  • Willing to travel to different Districts being funded by the SUN Fund



Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please send your applications and CVs to [email protected] or to the undersigned not later than Friday, 22 September 2017.

Ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advert.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to carejobs@carezam.org

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