Winrock International Regional Awards Officer - Contracts and Grants Jobs in Kenya
Winrock International Regional Awards Officer - Contracts and Grants Jobs in KenyaPosition Summary This is a regional position requiring extensive travel to support compliance management of a diverse portfolio of global awards including contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and sub-awards.
The Awards Officer assess and supports the development and implementation of systems to manage sub awards and strengthens compliance with donor and organizational terms and conditions.
Provides on-site support and training on award-related issues.
Provide on-site project and regional trainings on sub award management and compliance to project staff and sub grantees, provides on-site support in implementing systems that comply with WI and donor requirements and builds the capacity of project staff to manage sub awards.
Reviews contractual documents to ensure the best possible terms for WI prior to signature.
Provides guidance and identifies training needs for program units to ensure award functions are implemented consistently across the organization.
Reviews sub awards and modifications, escalates identified problems and risks, and takes the lead in researching and providing advice on disputes concerning contractual issues.
Support program staff in negotiating sub awards and consultant agreements.
Supports project start up and close out in implementation of systems and processes to manage sub awards and ensure compliance with prime award requirements
Remains current on changes within the industry through resource sites, publications, and continuing education, and provides training and refresher sessions to staff on pertinent topics.
Maintain up-to-date awards management filing and tracking system based on institutional standards.
Provides in-country gap/staffing coverage and support to programs, as needs arise.
Must have good interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse teams, maintain high ethical standards of integrity and respect confidentiality in representing WI to ensure a professional representation at all times.
Qualifications and Background
BS/BA in Business Administration, International Finance, International Affairs, or related field, with minimum of 6 years relevant experience in awards management working on US government funded projects
Strong knowledge of USAID regulations FAR, AIDAR, CFR and experience working with other USG agencies, multilateral and bilateral organizations, foundations and private sectors funders.
Ability to prioritize competing tasks;
Excellent Writing Skills;;
Attention to Detail;
Demonstrated Training/Mentoring Skills and Experience a Plus.
This position requires extensive travel within Asia, Africa, and to the United States, as needed.
How to Apply
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