PATH Grants Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

PATH Grants Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.

With expertise in science, health, finance, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is currently recruiting a Grants Officer for the Fleming Fund supported project on surveillance of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in Kenya. The position will be based in Nairobi.


  • Facilitate the timely review and accurate processing of new awards and amendments to existing awards.
  • Provide guidance to Project Administrators (PADMs) and project lead on terms and conditions of active awards, including any restrictions.
  • Develop necessary tools to make this data available electronically.
  • Act as primary liaison with Project Administrators regarding the status of awards that are about to expire, and status of awards that are active without award.
  • Work closely with the Grants and Contracts Manager and project lead to develop, draft and maintain for PATH a current complement of needed standard form agreement templates in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work closely with Project Administrators (PADMs) where necessary to draft new Sub agreements and amendments to existing Sub agreements under active sponsored awards.
  • Review Sub agreement budgets and understand indirect cost implications.
  • Liaise with the Procurement Department if necessary when issues arise during procurement approval for Subcontracts.
  • Liaise with the Legal Department if necessary, during drafting of sub agreements.
  • Provide guidance to Project Administrators (PADMs) on the status of existing Sub agreements, and related policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to project teams on award and sub award management.
  • Support the project team to develop and execute comprehensive project close out plans.
  • Work closely with Grants and Contracts Staff and program teams to develop, review, and implement award/sub award management associated procedures within pre-established parameters.
  • Work closely with the Grants and
    Contracts Coordinator to ensure data integrity in the Awards and Sub awards database.

    Required Experience
  • A degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • ACCA finalist or CPA (K) qualification
    Proficiency in MS Suite especially advanced excel.
  • A minimum three (3) years’ relevant working experience in Grants, Audit or Finance.
  • Experience in USG Assistance or Acquisition as well as grants management with an international NGO and working with Salesforce will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with Salesforce will be an added advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a complex and diverse workload under tight deadlines.
  • Detail oriented; high degree of accuracy and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent computer proficiency, particularly working with spreadsheets and databases.
  • Proven effectiveness working in a team under minimum supervision
  • Ability to interpret funding regulations and develop implementing procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Candidates must currently have legal authorization to work in Kenya.
  • PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
  • PATH is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
  • PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; PATH Grants Officer - Fleming Fund Project Jobs in Kenya

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