Grants Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 530
Date Posted:Mar 18, 2010
Reference:26
Closing Date:Mar 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Private Sector Dev
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About DAI/ASMED:

Job Summary:

The primary objective of this position in southern region is to increase new initiatives through grants component in the region and ensure the smooth implementation of grant activities.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Grants Officer will support the ASMED office through implementing various activities, to include but not limited to the following:
- Assist Kandahar programs staffs and Grants Team in Kabul in research activities and identification of Grants opportunities;
- Assist grantees in writing / editing grants applications;
- Work closely with ASMED’s clients (grant applicants);
- Review and provide recommendations for improvement of various implementation activities under the grants component;
- Work closely with the Grants Team in Kabul for implementation and process of grants;
- Maintain Grants Tracker with assistance from Kabul Grants Team;
- Work closely with RTL, BDS and Association staffs for editing and finalizing grants applications;
- Make sure that grantees clear their advances before releasing their next payments;
- Submitting periodical grant reports to RTL and Grants Team in Kabul;
- Any other task assigned by the competent authority;

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

- Degree in business administration;
- Excellent English Language skills (both written and spoken)
- Preferably Pashto and Dari fluency;
- Computer literate with Microsoft Office;
- Minimum three years program experience within relevant field of USAID’s projects, NGOs or UN agencies;
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
- Able to pay close attention to detail;
- Highly organization;

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