Save the Children Grants Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Grants Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Job description

  • This role will support the various Country Offices in East and South Africa, with short to midterm Awards Coordination support.

  • The Roving Awards (Grants) Coordinator will when in-country support the Country Awards Lead in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards.

  • The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments when in country.

  • Additionally, he/she will support the Head of Strategic Portfolio and Awards Management with dedicated support on high risk awards; and providing analysis; compliance capacity building and monitoring of all phases of awards.

  • This role supports various countries in the ESA region, requiring up to 80% of travel


  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting or any other related degree

  • Minimum 3 years’ working in International Development with a specific emphasis of Fund Management, Project Management and / or Risk Management

  • At Least 3 years’ experience managing and / or implementing USAID/USG grants or contracts
    Knowledge of guidelines / regulations and reporting requirements of major donors such as EU, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, DANIDA.

  • Experience in proposal development and coordination processes for complex awards.

  • Demonstrable financial skills, particularly,
    budget development, BvA Analysis and reporting

  • Ability to engage with and coordinate across multiple stakeholder groups.

  • 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

  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities

  • Strong communication (written and spoken) in the local language and minimum intermediate level in English.

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

  • Computer literate with very strong excel and analytical skills

  • Understanding of SCI Award Management Processes

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