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NGO Senior Grants Analyst Job Vacancy

Care International – Somali

Job Vacancy: Senior Grants Analyst

CARE Somalia is an International NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance.

CARE Somalia program is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Senior Grants Analyst based in Nairobi with some travel to Somalia.

Job Summary: The Senior Grants Analyst position exists to ensure that controls applicable to each grant are observed including the following donor regulations, mapping donor budget line item to CARE Chart of Account, ensuring expenses are within budget line item and budget flexibility, providing support to PMs and SCs, informing all concerned about budget over/under expenditures and recommending actions such as line item re-alignments and other budget revisions.

The position is also responsible for data analysis and all report preparation activities in co-ordination with the Grants & Contracts Coordinator.

In addition, s/he will be responsible of sub-grants reporting in coordination with the Sub-Grants Officer.

Key Areas of Accountability - Donor/Sub-grants Accounts Payable/Receivables, Financial Reporting & Accountability by ensuring donor compliance is adhered to and same is advised to by Budget holders and Program staff; Sub-Grants Management.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business administration, Commerce, Finance/accounting option with CPA IV or its equivalent to demonstrate the required skills for this position.
  • Solid knowledge of key donor regulations, and compliance requirements (USG, EU, and ECHO).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and word and good skills at using financial software applications. Proficiency in English Language.
  • Analytical thinking & Supervisory skills
  • 5 years’ experience in grants reporting and budgeting with 2 years’ experience in Audit
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels and across cultures;

Competencies: Commitment, Excellence, Diversity and Respect, Integrity and Accountability.

Please visit http://reliefweb.int for more information.

Email your application to recruit@som.care.org by May 7, 2014 quoting the job title and reference number SOM/EX/150.

All applications should be accompanied by a CV with daytime telephone contacts and contact details for three referees.

Only Short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, promoting gender, equity and diversity, therefore female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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