Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Job Opportunity at FHI 360, Senior Grants and Compliance Officer


Job Opportunity at FHI 360, Senior Grants and Compliance Officer
Senior Grants and Compliance Officer  

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in various positions as listed below for its EpiC project in Tanzania.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control.The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

Senior Grants and Compliance Officer based in Dar es Salaam (1 position)

Main Function/Responsibilities:

Leading the administration and management of all subawards and procurement functions for the EpiC Tanzania project, with a focus on ensuring compliance to USG, PEPFAR and FHI 360 rules and regulations. Responsible for monitoring work flows and help developing and implementing systems to provide sound management, control and compliance with procurement, award terms and conditions as per FHI360 policy.Also will be supporting sub-awardees in the establishment and/or strengthening of their own internal compliance systems to build capacity for USG fund management. Specifically responsible for: (a) interpreting and applying funding regulations to ensure that all procedures are met; adequate records and audit trails are maintained (b) managing all subaward work processes, including review and some negotiation of proposed instruments, developing and implementing procedures to ensure compliance with EpiC award terms and standardized procedures and FHI 360 policy (c) coordinating the development, modification and close-out of all subawards (d) managing and maintaining subaward documentation and input information in FHI 360’s subaward tracking system (e) facilitating the expedited review of subaward implementation activities and other contractual arrangements (f) developing, implementing and monitoring subaward monitoring plans with each sub-awardee and conducting or follow-up on site visits to ensure and support ongoing compliance with subaward terms and conditions and strengthen capacity of sub-awardees.

Position Requirements- Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS/LLB) with 5-7 years of experience with subaward administration and compliance preferably for USG-funded projects; OR Master’s Degree with 3-5 years of similar experience 
  • Working knowledge of USG rules and regulations is highly desirable 
  • Familiarity with Office of Management and Budget circulars 
  • Experience working in an international NGO environment is desirable
  •  Familiarity with Tanzanian public health sector, non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations is highly desirable -. Strong project management and time management skills; highly organized and detail oriented 
  • Demonstrated experience managing large volumes of high-value subawards with local partners
  • Experience with Sub Award Tracking system (SAT) a plus 
  • Cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of key and vulnerable populations
  • Ability to respond to inquiries independently and follow-up on requests in an efficient manner with minimal supervision, manage high volume of workflow efficiently 
  • Ability to interpret financial and other quantitative information and reports 
  • Ability to work collaboratively, productively and sensitively within a multidiscipline, multicultural and multigender environment 
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision •
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English/Kiswahili communication 
  • Well-developed computer skills.


How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either visit FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter to register online, and submit CV/resume and cover letter or submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: tz_recruitment@fhi360.org

FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: November 24, 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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