Grants Manager

Founded
in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit
leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with
governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and
training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors. These
programs include the flagship Fulbright Program and Gilman Scholarships
administered for the U.S. Department of State. IIE also conducts policy
research, provides resources on international exchange
opportunities and offers support to scholars in danger. IIE’s mission is to
advance international education and access to education worldwide.

IIE
is looking for Grants Manager to support a 5-year,
USAID-funded Sustainable
Higher
Education Research
Alliances
(SHERA) Program in
Indonesia. The
primary objective of SHERA is
to
increase the research capacity of faculty,
staff, Ph.D. students and post-doctoral researchers
at selected public and private higher education institutions
in Indonesia through partnerships with
U.S. universities.

 

Reports to SHERA
Program Director,The Grants Manager
will
provide leadership to administration of the
grant
award process. Work is carried
out independently under
general supervision.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the
following

– Develop a Grant Management manual for the
program

– Design and disseminate
partnership solicitations

– Work with prospective
grantees to ensure financial resources plans are
consistent with
the objectives of the individual partners and finalize grant agreements

– Administer large multi-year grants in compliance with USAID regulations to include leading the monitoring of
sub-grant implementation, tracking sub-grant deliverables;
tracking fund transfers to
grantees and providing regular status reports

– Responsible for complying with
applicable contract and sponsor requirements
and
following all IIE
policies and procedures.

– Performs other related
duties
and functions
as assigned.

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree in accounting, business, public

administration or a related field
preferred

– At least five (5) years of relevant work experience; USAID experience
preferred

– At least three
(3)
years of experience managing grants programs
including facilitating the completion of all administrative steps required
for the implementation
of the full grant
lifecycle process from solicitation to award
to final closeout

– Experience
working with
high and low
capacity Organizations

Knowledge, Skills,
and Abilities

– Extensive knowledge of USAID rules and regulations (FAR, AIDAR and ADS 303)

Excellent management and administrative
skills; ability
to
negotiate budgets,
reviewing financial vouchers,
and
expense reports
– Administrative experience with
NGOs and NGO procedures
– Excellent
communication skills
and ability to work on teams
– Demonstrated
leadership, versatility and integrity
– Willingness and ability to travel to conduct field visits, trainings,
and undertake monitoring activities up to 30% of the time within Indonesia
– Fluent
in Bahasa Indonesia, excellent written and oral English

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands  Essential functions
are typically performed in an office
setting with a low level of noise.

How to apply, please send your CV
with cover letter outlining your suitability for the position to [email protected] no later
than Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Please
indicate the position title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates
will be notified and invited for interviews. All incoming CV will be treated
confidential.
Warm RegardsSHERA recruitment team

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