Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Sub-grant Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Sub-grant Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Position Summary

  • The Regional Sub-grant Officer will be responsible to support regional operations team to ensure ATA, Donors and GoE policies and procedures on grant management are implemented.

  • S/he will maintain sub-grant systems to ensure integrity and deliver on timely and coherent grant information and present to all concerned parties in order to support management decisions.

  • The Sub-grant Officer will directly report to the Regional operations Director and Federal office Sub-Grants Manager.

    Essential Duties

    Sub-grant Management

  • Support the sub-grant initiation process such as dissemination of the announcement and other relevant information to partners; answer queries when needed;

  • Collect proposals and relay to HQ with the required level of control mechanism;

  • Participate in proposal review and evaluation technical committee and play a key role on evaluation of the proposed project cost of potential sub-grantees;

  • Participate on the due diligence assessment to the possible sub-grantee and play a vital role on identifying the potential risk that might face on the project implementation;

  • Collect and conduct initial review of sub grantees technical and financial reports.
    Compile technical reports and send to program and sub grant team;

  • Confirm the sub-grantees utilization performance and facilitate the subsequent fund release by closely working with respective budget holder.

  • Prepare an overall sub grantees financial status portfolio and performance report on regular basis and submit to management;

  • Review financial utilization reports of sub grantees and submit to Regional finance team to be settled or Post reviewed sub grantee financial reports into ERP as per delegation matrix

    Undertake financial monitoring visits

  • Provide briefing on donor compliance issues and ATA sub grant management procedures

  • Conduct
    monitoring and evaluation visits;

  • Provide on job technical supports and training to sub-grantees on monitoring, grant management and financial reporting project implementation;

  • Review & address sub-grantees complaints at regional level and escalate to HQ team as needed including communication to program and sub-grant management team;

  • Provide input to sub-grant management team if there is any outstanding balance and any financial concerns related to specific Sub-grantee before close-out is finalized;

  • Follow-up on refund of unutilized budget and work with Regional finance team;

  • Provide input for the preparation final closure letter;

    Other Tasks

  • Facilitate sub-grant audits as required from entry audit to exit meeting at the regional level;

  • Provide other ad-hoc regional sub-grant management information and analysis.

  • Other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Business administration or Economics from recognized University.

  • At least 5 years (for Bachelor’s) or 3 years (for Master’s) relevant work experience,
    Knowledge of local laws of the country including finance, tax and procurement.

  • Flexibility and ability to stay effective and motivated in a fast-changing environment.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and work with other staffs.

  • Excellent adaptive problem-solver in challenging environment.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Fluency in English, Amharic and respective regional working languages is a plus.

  • Proficient Microsoft Office user.

    How to Apply

    We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit

  • a cover letter

  • CV (maximum 3 pages) to by mentioning the position title on the subject line.

  • Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.

  • Women are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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