Samaritan's Purse Program Development Officer Jobs in South Sudan

Samaritan's Purse Program Development Officer Jobs in South Sudan

Description of Job Duties:
  • Liaison between Samaritan’s Purse and Governmental/Non-Governmental authorities for collaborative programming on behalf of Samaritan’s Purse, including participating in applicable cluster meetings.
  • Manage the complete life cycle of grants within his/her assigned portfolio, from proposal development to grants closeout in the
    assigned sector/sectors (e.g., WASH, FSL, Nutrition, Health, etc.).
  • Act as primary driver of the proposal development process, working in close collaboration with Program Managers, Area Coordinators, Logistics, the National M&E Manager, and the Grants Manager to inform project design and determine feasibility.
  • Ensure that proposals meet all donor requirements and strategic priorities, as outlined in the donor’s guidelines for applications.
  • Draft budgets for proposals in close collaboration with Field Accountants, Program Managers, Area Coordinators, Logistics, and the
    Finance Manager.
  • Ensure project budgets are aligned to objectives and log frames.
  • Organize grants opening meetings with Program Managers, Finance,Logistics, and field staff to review donor rules and regulations, work
    plans, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure staff managing externally funded programs are trained to implement the program according to the donor agreement.
  • Monitor grant compliance for all departments, conducting periodic spot checks.
  • Communicate reporting deadlines for donor financial reports to the Finance Department in order to facilitate their timely preparation and
    submission.
  • Review financial reports against narrative reports to ensure that spending aligns with reported project activities.
  • Act as focal point with donor’s in-country offices on grants management issues for ongoing projects Work with the Program Managers
    to prepare monthly reports on project progress to be submitted to the clusters.
  • Conduct relevant trainings on program development process and grant management at SP bases throughout South Sudan.
  • Analyze project implementation schedules and adherence to schedules by managers.
  • Prepare corresponding project revisions, modifications and no - cost extensions.
  • Conduct grants closeout meetings, in accordance with the grants closeout checklist, at least one month prior to the grant close with
    program managers, Area Coordinators, Finance, Human Resources, and Logistics to ensure a smooth closeout. Develop a list of action points
    for closeout and monitor progress towards achieving these goals.

    Job Requirements:
  • Maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year College or university; or three to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent
    combination of education and experience.
  • One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Experience working for INGO’s, preferably in Africa.
  • 3 years’ experience in grants/contracts management.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of donor requirements, especially
    USAID, OFDA, CIDA, UNHCR, WFP, CHF, etc.
  • Proven understanding of financial reports and budgeting preferred.
  • Good quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Ability to develop and carry out work plans and solve problems independently.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samaritan's Purse Program Development Officer Jobs in South Sudan

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