Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Job Opportunity at CARE, Grants and Contracts Coordinator


 Grants and Contracts Coordinator (GCC)

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. Operating in Tanzania since 1994, CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.

CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit a dynamic qualified and experienced Tanzanian for position of Grants and Contracts Coordinator (GCC) who will oversee management of Grants and Contracts agreements. S/he will ensure compliances with CARE Financial policies and procedures and Donor’s regulations on grants and budgetary requirements. Will ensure accuracy and timely submission of financial reports and bills to donors. The position will provide adequate management of sub grants and partners’ financial agreements. The Grants and Contract Coordinator will actively participate to support the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets.



The position will timely provide periodic analytical financial reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures, inform and advice the management on the financial performance of the grants. The position has a role to provide technical support and guidance to other CARE staff and partners on compliance and ensure understanding and adherence of terms and conditions of donor grants, statutory requirements and CARE International policies including sub grants management policy and also responsible for management of performance of staff under her/his supervision.


The position will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Director of Finance.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or Business Management or equivalent; a full professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA,CIMA, ICSA etc. or its equivalent with 5 years’experience in managing and Grants and Contract, of which at least 3 in an International NGO. More important-
ly, s/he should have Strong financial analysis and budgeting skills, thorough knowledge of financial and accounting policies and procedures, demonstrate solid accounting systems experience and thorough understanding of financial accounting, grants and contract management processes and experience with Key donor’s regulations, compliances and reporting standards.



Additional Qualifications for the positions:

Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt to local practices and global standards
Strong business partnering skills with ability to work in teams, work at detailed level and understand the larger picture 3. Attention to details, ability to work effectively under pressure and meet strict deadlines
Proactive individual with ability to offer structured guidance
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software with Advance knowledge on Excel application
If your career aspirations match any of these exciting opportunities please send your application letter clearly articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV) to TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by 5.00 pm June 24th . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.