Save the Children Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator - Roving Jobs in Kenya
Save the Children Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator - Roving Jobs in Kenya 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
Qualifications and Experience
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
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Awards (Grants) Coordinator - Roving Jobs in Kenya
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