Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1396
Date Posted:May 10, 2017
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About DAI:


DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies. Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Job Summary:

The Senior Grants Officers will support the coordination of all grant activities, including pre-award, implementation and close out actions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Serve as a grants coordinator and point of contact between the Grantees and Grants Departments and must be proactively involved in the grants cycle of management and processes (pre award & post award).

Contribute in the management of awards, daily administrative tasks and activities and help the team to achieve the deadlines including preparing monthly spending status and grants tracking spreadsheets, memos, amendment to the contract.

Coordinates with Finance, program, M&E and externally with the stakeholders in particular the grantees to ensure on time data collection and reporting essential for deliverables.

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.

At least five years of professional experience, preferably working with donor-funded programs

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with grants for USAID-funded programs.

Proficiency using Microsoft office suite, and other relevant software

Demonstrated strong program solving skills as well as exceptional customer relations (both internally and externally); provides sound business judgment and contractual oversight

Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive in the grant process

Excellent communications and team work skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels of the organization and of different multi-cultural backgrounds

Fluency in English is required

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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