Grants Officer Job in Kenya

Job Description

 Ensure correct filing of award and subaward agreements and relevant grant documents

 Maintain complete, accurate and up-to-date sub grantee filing and tracking systems

 Manage and maintain the grants pipeline and associated trackers

 Support the preparation, planning and follow-up kick-off, review, and monitoring meetings

 Ensure Grant files are maintained and ensure that grant master files are always up-to-date

and ready for audit

Review designated subrecipient reports grants-related activities for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with CIHEB-K and donor policies

 Train and provide grants management assistance to subgrantees, resolve administrative issues, and make recommendations for effective project implementation

 Perform financial monitoring of grant activities, review financial reports submitted by subrecipients and provide follow up on any issues identified during the monitoring and review process.

 Maintain a broad and deep understanding of relevant donor policies, regulations, and procedures among subrecipients  

 Contribute to the implementation of improved financial systems and processes to facilitate better donor reporting and compliance in the organization.

Ensure effective delivery; provide continuous assessments of grantee performance against project objectives.

 Identify, mitigate and report finance and support services risks.

Support the review by Compliance and Audit team and support grants and program team in the implementation of audit recommendations


Degree in Business, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing, Economics or related field. 

A minimum of 4 years’ experience in the NGO sector in Grants/ Compliance officer positions. 

In-depth understanding and experience of working with proposals and contracts from institutional donors. 

Experience of complex planning and budgeting processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures. 

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