Grants Assistant Job in Kenya

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Grants Assistant Job in Kenya

Grants Assistant

Job Summary

Ensure effective management of the project grants by enhancing Sub grantee compliance with contractual stipulations and enforcing procedures that assure transparency in the grants processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

Grants Management

  • Participate in setting grant management policies, and developing and enforcing
  • procedures that assure transparency in the grants processes.
  • Assist in the preparation and follow up on timely release of the grants funds for approved
  • grants including quarterly disbursement.
  • Participate in the project’s grants accounting, reporting, compliance and risk management process.
  • Carry out grants specific database maintenance and reporting and upload relevant
  • reports in the Grants Management Information System (GMIS) in a timely manner.

  • Representation of Amref at key stakeholder forums

Development of budget and work plan 

  • Review and finalize sub recipients budgets and work plans, prepare contracts/agreements and follow up on compliance.

Report Review 

  • Receive and review periodic grants reports for sub recipients, liquidate the eligible costs and take relevant action on the expenses rendered ineligible.
  • Provide timely feedback to sub recipients on grants performance.
  • Handle correspondences and matters in regard to grant management in consultation with the project team. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or its equivalent.
  • Professional qualification in CPA (section 2) or its equivalent.


  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in managing CSOs granting process, capacity building and mentoring, risk and compliance management for CSOs with diverse institutional structures.

Skills and Competences

  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and attention to details
  • Good organization, planning and coordination skills
  • High integrity and honesty

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