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Grants Manager

Uzbekistan
Sep 05, 2018

 

Tetra Tech International Development Services seeks a Grants Manager to support the USAID-funded Judicial Reform in Uzbekistan Program (JRUP). This project will support the efforts of the Government of Uzbekistan to develop rule of law, reform the judiciary, and improve the legal operating environment for NGOs and civil society organizations. Activities will contribute to locally-led development and self-reliance by providing input and expertise into the legislative reform process, the development of the legal profession, and facilitate strategic planning, including defining roles and paving the way for civil society development. Counterpart organizations will include the Ministry of Justice.

The Grants Manager will undertake work in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in support of JRUP. The Grants Manager will report to the Financial Administration Manager (FAM).

The Grants Manager’s primary responsibilities are aimed to support the Project’s grants administration and compliance with USAID regulations and Tetra Tech’s policies and procedures. The Grants Manager will support grantees during the application process and in the administration of grants through mentorship and technical assistance to ensure they remain compliant with applicable policies and procedures.
Core responsibilities include:
* Manage and support the grant-making process and implementation of grants for the organization.
* Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
* Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results.
* Ensure grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization through effective oversight.
* Oversee the development of a database to maintain track of all grant activities.
* Prepare appropriate reports for all donors and ensure work within deadline and ensure compliance to all grants.
* Attend internal meetings with departments and external meetings with donors, as needed.

Requirements:
* Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) in social studies, accounting, finance or a related field.
* At least 5 years’ experience in grants management, budgeting, accounting, cost control, and/or programmatic planning.
* Prior experience with USAID, INL, or other donor-funded projects preferred.
* Ability to work in an ambiguous and rapidly developing environment, must be comfortable with constant change of local partners, and multiple, competing priorities.
* Experience with basic financial management skills, including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting.
* Fluency speaking, reading, and writing in Russian and working proficiency in English required. Fluency in Uzbek preferred.



To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

* Reference List: at least three professional references with complete contact information

 

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

 

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