Grants Manager DAI-USAID/Kenya

DAI is requesting applications for the positions listed below to support a USAID/Kenya program designed to identify and support critical initiatives in support of the National Accord, accountability, and the Agenda IV reforms.

The program, the Kenya Transition Initiative (KTI), is managed by the Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI).

These positions are open to Kenyan citizens only.

Position:

Grants Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Advises and assists in the design, development, and oversight of the Contractor’s grants management policies, procedures and practices.
  • Ensures proper negotiation of the terms and conditions for grants and views and analyzes budget estimates for allowability, allocability, reasonableness, and consistency.
  • Supports grants implementation in accordance with USAID and DAI management policies.
  • Coordinates with DAI procurement for in-kind grants and ensures successful implementation of the grant activities.

    Qualifications:

  • Must have three-to-five years’ experience in grants design, administration, budgeting, management, implementation, and oversight.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required but may be substituted with educational or experience equivalent.
  • Advanced professional proficiency (FSI 4/4) in English and Swahili is required, and general professional proficiency (FSI 3/3) in one or more vernacular languages would be a distinct advantage.

    Office Location:

    Multiple grant managers for Nairobi, Kisumu, and Eldoret.

    Qualified external and internal candidates will be considered.

    The cover letter must state the office(s) that you are interested in working in; explain why this interest; and summarize your experience with the responsibilities and qualifications shown above.

    The cover letter cannot exceed two (2) pages.

    Application Deadline: October 14th.

    Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to KTI_recruitment @ dai.com.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit;USAID Kenya Website

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