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Finance and Grants Manager Job in Kenya

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at more than 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 the 10 who work in the field – the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care,, and treatment programs; 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.

Finance and Grants Manager

 Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Finance and Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya. 

The Finance and Grants Manager will provide financial management support to the project, including monitoring expenditures, financial reporting and compliance with contract terms and conditions, and oversight of subcontracting and sub-granting with suppliers and partner organizations. 

The Finance and Grants Manager would be based in the project office in Coast Province, Kenya for the duration of the project.  

This position is subject to project award and funding

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide financial management support to the project team to ensure compliance with contract requirements over the life of the project.
  • Collaborate with project staff to develop and regularly review contract budgets and monitor contract spending performance.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity of partner administrative, financial, and human resource systems
  • Provide financial data and analysis and perform other financial duties as needed to support project management
Required Qualifications:
  • Advance degree in public administration, business administration, CPA, or related areas.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible financial management experience on large USG projects; experience managing USAID contracts preferred.
  • Experience providing financial oversight to a U.S. Government-funded project with a budget of at least $10 million per year.
  • Strong knowledge of USG rules and regulations, FAR, ADS, and USG Cost Principles for  non-profit organizations required; familiarity with USAID financial monitoring, regulations, and reporting requirements strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience in supporting the full cycle of grants and contracts management activities from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits, and close-out procedures.
  • Capabilities and experience in the following preferred: direct sub-grants for implementation of health-related activities; system and procedure development for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners, and beneficiaries; district level quality improvement approaches; consultant and contractor supervision; transparent and competitive procurement processes; accounting and financial management software, and audits.
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages is a plus
Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit an application letter, detailed CV, and list of references via email with a subject title “Finance and Grants Manager” to 

The closing date is 29th October 2014. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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