Grants and Partnerships Manager at Palladium International

Job Description

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Manage grants administration, compliance and implementation procedures, and ensure compliance with USAID grants regulations, including procurement regulations
  • Facilitate and coordinate technical design of innovative grant and partnership approaches to meet the technical strategies of the Inclusive Business Model, Financial Institutions and Business Advisory Service Providers teams
  • Support designing and conducting grants solicitation and advertisements utilizing Palladium’s Pay for Results methodologies Support the design, planning, outreach, implementation, and maintenance of partnerships for KPSA, including with internal and external partners
  • Manage grants commitments, taking into account probability-weighted pipelines and other tools to manage grant agreements against obligated amounts
  • Ensure design of grants and partnerships are aligned with the project’s technical strategy and results-based methodology and in compliance with USAID rules and regulations
  • Facilitate pre-award risk assessments of grantees and partnerships and the maintenance of meetings and workshops with partners In accordance with Palladium’s USAID-approved Grants Under Contract (GUC) manual, develop and execute all aspects of the GUC process, including development of the GUC manual
  • Support designing, preparing, and negotiating partner strategies with internal staff and potential partners
  • Assist in negotiating, in collaboration with Palladium HQ, grant terms and agreements, with potential grantees
  • Facilitate and manage grants close out and final reporting
  • Other tasks as deemed necessary

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of USAID grants policies, procedures, and reporting requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or a related field in international business management, finance, accounting and/or auditing experience
  • Experience in managing grants under contract for USAID-funded programs of a similar size
  • Experience in managing innovation grants, performance-based grants, or other mechanisms to algin performance incentives with an activity’s strategic objectives
  • Experience in managing partnerships, interacting with stakeholders, collaborating on meetings and workshops, and overseeing partnership activities
  • Prior experience in a management role on a USAID funded program highly desired
  • Experience managing staff
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders and grant awardees
  • Advanced knowledge of computers and MS Excel
  • Local Kenyan candidates are preferred
  • Written and oral proficiency in English required
Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International on to apply