Job Vacancy: Grants Coordinator
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RTI is currently seeking to fill a vacancy for the Kenya Crops & Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity which is part of the Feed the Future program, America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty.
In this regard, USAID is partnering with RTI International on a 5-year (Oct 2017 to Sept 2022) cooperative agreement – KCDMS Activity – to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya.
The project will also spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors.
We seek to recruit a Grants Coordinator to be based in the Kisumu office.
Job Summary: The Grants Coordinator is responsible for the management of the KCDMS Grant Program in 12 counties of operations in Kenya. S/he will develop Request for Application (RFA) packages and manage the competitive selection process; Provide guidance and training to grantees; Perform pre-award surveys of potential grantees to assess financial, program, and organizational capabilities; Maintain grants information management system; Reconcile financial and technical reports; Conduct monitoring visits; and ensure all grants are closed out appropriately.
Responsibility: The holder of this position will be accountable to the Senior Grants Manager. He/ she will be expected to have oversight responsibility of all grantees under his/her portfolio ensuring that RTI/KCDMS standard grant processes are adhered to.
Minimum Required Education & Experience: Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in commerce/ Business management and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Interested candidates should visit this link http://m.rfer.us/RTIUhp8Ph and apply by December 31, 2020.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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making any payment will be disqualified from consideration for future employment with RTI.