Grants Donor Compliance Officer, International Medical Corps, Somalia
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps (IMC) is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.
Its mission is to improve quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.
IMC has worked in Somalia for nearly 25 years; currently, IMC is implementing integrated health, nutrition, and WASH programs that address emergency needs while building self-reliance among vulnerable populations in four regions of Somalia.
The Grants and Donor Compliance (GDC) Officer has the overall responsibility for ensuring donor compliance throughout the grant cycle.
His/her responsibilities include ensuring the timely fulfillment of all internal and external reporting requirements and maintaining systems to track the same.
The GDC Officer reports directly to the Director of Programs for IMC Somalia.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities (NOT an exhaustive list)
- Coordinate with the field mission and HQ to ensure donor compliance, including with regards to implementation timeframes, procurement conditions, expenditure eligibility, reporting, budget amendments, modifications, etc.
- Develop and maintain systems for tracking and promoting compliance across all departments and staff involved in the grant management.
- In consultation with the M&E Coordinator, ensure monitoring tools are produced and maintained; maintain an organized grant filing system.
- Prepare memoranda of understanding, sub-awards, and other similar documents with government bodies, partner NGOs, and other relevant bodies, as necessary.
- Work closely with sub-grantees to ensure their compliance with sub-awards.
- Organize & facilitate grant start-up, review, and close-out meetings.
- Train program managers and other field staff on the program cycle and grant compliance.
- Coordinate and ensure the timely preparation, compilation, submission, and tracking of all internal and external reports.
- Represent IMC at coordination meetings, when assigned by direct supervisor.
- Other tasks as assigned by direct supervisor
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
- University degree, preferably related to public health, humanitarian assistance, international development, or related field.
- Five years of relevant & progressive professional experience in program management, grants management & compliance.
- Demonstrated capacity to think critically, prioritize work with minimal supervision, and proactively address complex problems, and articulate ideas, concepts, and feedback clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Excellent computer and organizational skills.
- Fluency in English required; working knowledge of Somali language an advantage.
- This is a national position for Kenyan Nationals ONLY.
The position is Nairobi based but frequent travel to Somalia
IMC Somalia invites qualified candidates to send a cover letter & CV to: somaliajobs@InternationalMedicalCorps.org.
Deadline for applications is February 8, 2016.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.