RTI Regional Grants Manager Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

Regional Grants Manager
RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.
With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services.
The Nairobi Regional Office seeks to fill the position of Regional Grants Manager.
The Regional Grants Manager is responsible for (Sub) grant activities in the region; which includes project start-up, grant implementation and close out.
The day to day activity for this position encompass all aspects of grants management and the position holder is the primary point of contact for projects in RTI’s Regional Office on grants related issues.
 He/ She will ensure that the International Projects (Sub) grants portfolio in the region is being administered in accordance with all applicable rules/regulations/policies for assistance agreements as well as develop capacity building and/or monitoring plans for high profile sub-grantees.
This may include pre award assessments or post award technical assistance for development of systems, policies or tools within the sub grantees’ operational structure to satisfy the organizational capacity building plan.
Applicants will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent combination of years of experience and education) with 10 years of relevant work experience (or 6 years with higher level degree).
Previous work experience with low capacity sub-recipients or grantees, developing monitoring plans and strategies for increasing the capacity of sub- recipients to meet International donor requirements is required.
Demonstrated knowledge of USG assistance related regulations including CFR, 0MB Circulars, Federal Acquisition Regulations, with particular familiarity with USAID requirements, as well as other International donors such as DFID and AUSAID is desired.
Ability and willingness to travel to developing countries, expected to be up to 25%. Candidates with the ability to read and speak French are preferred.
To apply, please email cover letter and CV to www.rti.org/job14460 by February 20, 2013.
Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.
We regret that only short listed applicants will be contacted.
RTI International has not contracted any recruitment agents nor does it require you to pay any fees in relation to this recruitment.
To learn more about RTI and our work in international development please visit our website www.rti.org
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