CAMRIS International

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Senior Grants Manager

Senior Grants Manager

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMRIS is currently seeking a Senior Grants Manager to provide support to USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The objective of the Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.

Responsibilities

  • Advise and assist in the design, development and implementation and program monitoring and evaluation of grant-making in the context of authority and grants management policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Provide policy guidance and interpretation for program staff as well as sub-grantees use.
  • Analyze and evaluate grant applications, proposals and awards to ensure adherence to grants management policies. 
  • Ensure proper negotiation of the terms and conditions for sub-grants and review and analyzes budget estimates consistent with USAID grant and program requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience in USAID grants design and management as well as oversight of subcontracting. 
  • Conversant with USAID contract management and grants management policies and procedures, with particular reference to grants under contract.
  • Excellent organization, time-management, and team-playing skills.
  • Strong cross-cultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.