Saturday, 25 March 2017

Job at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Grant Officer

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 16 countries and at over 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000-nine of 10 who work in the field-the Foundation's global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance' innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Grants Officer in the provision of contract. and sub-agreement support to EGPAF Tanzania's program and ensures compliance with the terms and conditions of the Foundation's awards, applicable EGPAF and US Federal Government audit, cost and administrative principles and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Compliance review, monitoring and support:
• Participate in developing compliance review and monitoring plans with senior Grants Manager and ensure they are properly implemented.
• Facilitation and execution of compliance review/monitoring plan on quarterly bases as per country monitoring plan
• Facilitation and execution of risk -assessment on annually bases to and pre award assessment to new partners.
• Advise Senior Grants Manager on any potential risk within the respective portfolio.
• Maintaining property register and tracking of each assets as maintained by sub grantee in respective portfolio as to foundation policy
• Advice senior grant manager on the audit requirement for all sub grantee under the respective portfolio on annually bases as per USG rules and regulations.
• Supporting and ensuring sustainable partnership between EGPAF and he sub recipient management.
• Monitors sub recipient performance to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of award.
• Provides on-going assistance to sub recipients to administer their sub agreements compliant with all terms and conditions.
• Manages the sub agreement close out process.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Assesses C&G policies and procedures on an on-going basis to identify and propose new policies or changes as needed, in addition to monitoring the implementation of existing C&G policies to ensure they are being properly adhered to.
• Provide ad hoc reports to Senior Grants Manager or EGPAF staff regarding C&G activities in a timely and accurate manner.
• Any other relevant duties as assigned by the Senior Grants Manager.

Required Qualifications

• Minimum of two years' experience in US Federal funded grants/contracts administration and management.
• Bachelor's degree in Business or other related field required.
• Experience in the development or implementation of contracts/grants and compliance training
• Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Prior experience in business management or financial administration federally-funded programs.
• Prior experience with international non-profit organizations preferred.
• Excellent communications skills (oral and written), including editing and proof reading.
• Proficient computer/software skills, including command of Word and Excel.
Application Instructions

EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant Certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF. Submissions to be sent to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Elizabeth Glaser Foundation
P.O.Box 1628,
Oysterbay, Halle Selassie Road Plot # 8 & 10,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

deadline is 3 April 2017
source Thr Guardian March 24, 2017