Grants Specialist Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Grants Specialist

Hiring Organization: PATH
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/14/2024

About PATH

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.


PATH’s Grants Specialist will administer the financial, contractual, and compliance aspects of the grants for this project. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage all contractual responsibilities for subgrant agreements for project teams.
  • Develop, negotiate, and monitor grant agreements.
  • Review scopes of work and devise payment schedules and payment terms.
  • Using PATH’s best practices, develop tracking and monitoring systems to ensure timely receipt of all deliverables, adherence with terms of all agreements, and timely payments to subrecipients.
  • Apply in-depth understanding of PATH policies and procedures as well as donor rules and regulations, especially those of the US government.
  • Work with project and grantee staff to ensure compliance with PATH and donor requirements.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of experience working in international business and grants management, with experience in USAID grants management preferred OR Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, nonprofit management, or a related field; equivalent experience will be considered in place of a Master’s.
  • Demonstrated experience with administrative and contractual management of US government grants.
  • Proven project management, communications, writing, and interpersonal skills including strong experience with client management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls and audit processes (e.g. procurement, local subcontract agreements, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; proactive relationship builder.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software suite; ability to quickly learn financial systems/software.
  • Strong organizational skills, high level of attention to detail, and effectiveness under deadlines.

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