LVCT Health Grants Officer - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Grants Officer - Jobs in Kenya

•LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for the implementation of health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Empowered Healthy Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementing innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with the government and other stakeholders at the national and county levels.

•LVCT Health seeks to fill the position of Grants Officer for the CDC- Thibiti Project supporting the Implementation of Sustainable, Comprehensive, High-Quality HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs in the Central Region (Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri & Kirinyaga counties) of the Republic of Kenya.
The project aims to support the Government of Kenya (GoK) at the National and County level in its HIV and AIDS initiatives in Kenya.

Job Purpose
•The primary responsibility of this role is to support the coordination of LVCT Health’s sub-grants portfolio, overseeing the compliance with the various awards and Sub-award agreements requirements and LVCT Health policies.

•In addition, the holder will have a deep understanding of the relevant donor rules and regulations and will be involved in developing and embedding best practices in grant management in relation to compliance with the USG rules and regulations.

•This position reports to the Senior Grants Officer

Key Responsibilities
•Participate in the evaluation of potential sub-recipients’ proposals and conduct the pre-award and risk assessments for all potential partners ensuring adequate documentation of this process.
•Support sub-recipients in the development of budgets and work plans.
•Prepare sub-awards amendments and contracts modifications
•Ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, regulations, and policies of LVCT Health and the respective donors.
•Provide ongoing support to sub-recipients to improve their administrative performance, build their operational capacity, and reduce the risk to the project and LVCT Health
•Provide assistance to the sub-recipients in understanding the terms and conditions of the award and facilitate or provide any necessary training/mentoring.
•Report all compliance findings to the Grants Manager and assist in the development of possible solutions.
•Review monthly financial reports and cash requests and monitor actual expenditures against budgets/ceilings, documenting material variances and working closely with the partners to minimize deviations from planned spending.
•Ensure that all the expenditures reported by sub-awardees
meet the allowability criteria prior to being charged to the award; document, disseminate and follow up on disallowed expenses.
•Monitor deadlines and ensure final deliverables from grantees conform to LVCT Health requirements. Work with the Sub-awardees to build their capacity to prepare and submit accurate financial reports.
•Provide ongoing assistance in reviewing sub awardees financial and accounting policies and procedures and also their internal control system.
•Convene grant review meetings with the Sub-grantees
•Provide relevant financial information for decision making to the sub-awardees and technical teams in order to facilitate proper program implementation.
•Ensure the cash disbursement tracking schedule is updated and circulated in a timely manner, liaising with the finance team to minimize delays in partner funds disbursement
•After projects are completed, support closeout grants in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

Qualification, Skills, and Experience
•Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance.
•Minimum of CPA finalist
•3 years of experience in as similar position in a donor funded organization.
•Experience in USG rules & regulations
•Well-developed Interpersonal skills
•High integrity, honesty, initiative and team-player
•Ability to work with minimum supervision.
•Good oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to work under tight deadlines.

How to apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to .

  • The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

  • The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website for more information about the organization

  • LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process

    For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Grants Officer Jobs in Kenya

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