Save the Children Awards Manager Jobs in Rwanda

Save the Children Awards Manager Jobs in Rwanda

About the Role:

  • The Awards Manager will provide Rwanda and Burundi country programme leadership of all Awards Management functions. He / She will manage a team of 3 staff and will liaise with all relevant departments to ensure the effective management of donor awards.

  • Responsible and lead on strategic portfolio planning, tracking up-coming funding opportunities, donor engagement and risk management through analysis and management of information and Partnership management processes. He / She is responsible for ensuring the management of all Awards in the country and BUSO programme, from the coordination of Awards Management System (AMS) processes at proposal stage to closeouts.

  • Provides leadership in Award progress review meetings takes required action during programme implementation, leads on any amendments, Cost Extensions, or No-Cost Extensions required and all reporting of awards in accordance with SC policies and guidelines. The post-holder reports directly to the Country Director.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Post graduate qualification in Finance management, Grants management or equivalent.

  • At least 5 - 7 years' experience in a similar position.

  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability
    to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities.

  • Proven track record of active contribution to a senior management team, and providing strategic support across multiple sectors and/or regions.

  • Extensive experience with NGOs with increasing responsibilities including a proven experience of establishing and running the award management function in the field.

  • Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting.

  • Experience of engaging with donors at country strategy levels.

  • Experience of and well developed skills in staff management and supervision. Proven strong coaching and capacity building skills.

  • Very strong capacity for attention to detail, problem solving, and analysis of trends.

  • Computer literate (i.e. WORD, advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems).

  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people.

  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure.

  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Awards Manager Jobs in Rwanda

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