Vacancy Announcement “Grants Manager”

Fund Manager

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countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including
crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public
sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and
financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control,
water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change.

 

Background

DAI, an
international consulting firm based in the United States, is currently
accepting applications from candidates for a Climate and Weather Information
Specialist position in Jakarta to support the U.S. Agency for International
Development (USAID) Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan Project in
Indonesia (APIK).  APIK will support the

Government of Indonesia to strengthen climate and disaster resilience, working
in an integrated manner from the national level down to the community level.
APIK will help to mainstream climate change adaptation and disaster risk
reduction into national and sub-national governance frameworks, build the
capacity of local communities and the private sector to address climate change
and weather-related natural hazards, and support the use of information for
climate and disaster risk management among key stakeholders.

 

Summary of Primary Duties

The Fund
Manager will oversee the management of grants and subcontracts issued under the
APIK Resilience Fund, which aims to encourage collaboration and finance
activities that lead to new products and services that will strengthen the
ability of communities, local governments, and businesses to anticipate and/or
respond to weather-related disasters or climate shifts.

 

Essential
Duties

    • Work under the direction of
      the Director of Finance and Operations and COP to design and implement
      activities under the Resilience Fund.
    • Assist in the development of
      the APIK Grants Manual.
    • Provide
      day‐to‐day management of the APIK Resilience Fund, including awards management,
      reporting, outreach to potential grantees, and compliance.
    • Provide procedures and
      policy guidance and interpretation for program staff as well as
      sub-grantees to ensure adherence to the fund management policies.
    • Analyze and evaluate grant
      applications, proposals and awards to ensure adherence to grants
      management policies.
    • Ensure proper negotiation of
      the terms and conditions for subcontracts.
    • Review and
      analyze budget estimates for allowability, allocability, reasonableness, and consistency.
    • Ensure
      post‐award management in accordance with relevant regulations, including
      reporting and auditing in accordance with USAID and DAI policies, and
      procedures.
    • Routinely
      monitor subcontractors and grantees to ensure that funds allocated are used for

      specified purposes.

    • Work with
      the APIK team to devise and lead strategies to ensure broadest participation in
      the Fund.
    • Design and
      lead capacity building training for local organizations to ensure their
      proposals meet USAID regulations.

 

Base
of Operations

The location for this position is
Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

Reporting

The Fund Manager will report to the
Director of Finance and Operations. 

 

Qualifications

    • Five years of experience in
      USAID grants management, including pre- and post-award of the grants cycle.
    • Experience in capacity
      building and regular monitoring of partners, day to day implementation of
      grants.
    • Proven skills in
      administration and procurement.
    • BA or BS degree or
      equivalent experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and
      communication skills.
    • Strong English writing and
      speaking skills.

Application Send

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV to [email protected]. Please send applications no later than 12 September 2016 COB. Applicants are instructed to write “Fund Manager – NAME” as the Subject line of their email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

 

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