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Job Opportunity at Tetra Tech, Grants Manager


Grants Manager

The Tanzania Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity funded by USAID/Tanzania and implemented by Tetra Tech International Development (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest for qualified candidates to fill various positions. The purpose of Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity is to expand and sustain the provision and governance of WASH services by increasing access to sustainable water services; Increasing access to finance for water, sanitation, and hygiene; Strengthening the market for sanitation products and services; and Strengthening basin water boards and water user associations for stewardship of water resources,

Tetra Tech seeks experienced candidates for the following positions:

Grants Manager (1 Post)-Based in Iringa

The role of the Grants Manager is to lead the implementation of the project’s Grants under Contract (GUC) activities under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) Operations and Chief of Party (COP) and in collaboration with the Activity’s technical team. The Grants Manager is responsible for managing the entire GUC portfolio in compliance with Tetra Tech ARD’s procedures and policies governing GUCs. The Grants Manager will build the capacity of staff and grantees in grant management and compliance and will supervise one Grants Specialist.

The Grants Manager will Coordinate with the project team for annual planning to ensure the grant program technical objectives are clearly defined and estimated timelines for solicitations arc appropriate. Define and administer the grant solicitation (RFAs/APSs) and selection processes in collaboration with technical staff and in accordance to Tetra Tech ARD’s procedures and policies. Convene and facilitate Review and Evaluation Committee (REC) sessions, documenting discussions and determination of successful applicants. Oversee all pre-award due diligence requirements including the pre-award survey and cost analysis of the budget. Coordinate closely with the technical manager on technical and financial negotiations, as well as the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Manager on identifying MUM indicators that will be achieved.


Education: University Degree in administration, or similar field (relevant experience and another university degree may substitute for the degrees mentioned).

Professional Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an equivalent position. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. Must also have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.


To apply through ARD.recruitment.TZMUM@tetratech.com with a cover letter and current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological order format. Please list the title of the position in the email subject line

General Qualifications:

  • Must be computer literate (in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Must also be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Professional fluency in English and Swahili is required for verbal and written communication.
  • Experience delivering services in Tanzania, working successfully within a team environment;
  • Please note: Only Tanzanian citizens are eligible for this position.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls will be accepted about these positions.

Deadline for submission of applications is November 5, 2021.

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