Grant Management Officer at Ministry of Health (Wizara ya afya) through Global Fund Grants September, 2018

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Employment Opportunity

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC)  through Global Fund Grants is looking for enthusiastic, creative and energetic individuals to fill the following vacant positions:-
Job Tittle: Grant Management Officer (1 Position)
Location:  Dodoma
Reporting To:  GF Coordinator  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for finance compliance and risk management working with programme staff and implementing partners to assist them in planning, budgeting and financial management.
  2. Oversee Implementing partners financial reporting, budgeting, auditing and compliance to agreed GF procedures and policies.
  3. Build the financial and budget management capacity of implementing partners through providing mentorship and support.
  4. Improve the capacity of GF Implementing partners staff to understand and uphold both Government and GF financial policies and procedures and proactively manage contracts and risk within respective projects and programmes
  5. Review Implementing partners budget and prepare contracts/agreements and follow up on compliance
  6. Provide technical support and supervise the sub recipients to ensure full compliance with the GF requirements
  7. Provide continuous feedback to all Implementing partners on grants performance
  8. Conduct periodic review of local partner internal controls and policies for advice on strengthening and transaction verification through monitoring reports and transaction analysis
  9. Support in setting grant management policies, and developing and enforcing procedures that assure transparency in the grants processes.
  10. Primary responsibility for preparation of grant deliverables pertaining to grant implementation as agreed with the GF
  11. Guide and steer the development of costed national strategies to guide investments
  12. Provide guidance and stewardship on implementation of programs
  13. Responsible for implementation of activities under the MoHCDGEC while ensuring delivery of quality services and assurance thereof
  14. Tracking performance of grant s and grant results, including preparation of PU/PUDR
  15. Availability of and assurance of data to support decisions, including undertaking periodic national DQR
  16. Based on monitoring of grant implementation, initiate and provide rationale for reprogramming based on need and the principle of investing to attain impact
  17. Monitors investments to assess progress towards impact and outcome
  18. Facilitate and support periodic external program reviews to assess progress on national strategic goals and targets
  Experience and Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, International Development, International Affairs and Policy, or a related discipline. Having an MBA will be an added advantage
  2. Three to five years professional experience in grant management
  3. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  4. Experience managing budgets and cost projections.
  5. Proven ability managing, and guiding project staff and partners regarding donor rules and regulations.
  6. Proven communication and interpersonal skills in multicultural working environment.
  7. Strong proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages.
  8. Flexible, Adaptable, Detail-oriented and Team Player.
  9. Computer literacy, particularly word processing and spreadsheets.
  10. Age limit: 50 years
Terms of Employment: 2.3 year Contract (Renewable based on Performance and availability of funds)

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Details on How to Apply:
If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please send your cover letter describing why you are the right candidate for the position, a curriculum vitae/resume detailing your experience, relevant copy of certificates and three (3) professional referees from previous and current place of employment. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and all interview costs will be borne by the applicants. Successfully candidates should be ready to relocate to Dodoma. To find out more about these positions kindly visit
Note: All applications should be sent on or before 12th September, 2018 to:-  

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Permanent Secretary, 
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, 
University of Dodoma, 
Faculty of Social Science in Community Development, 
Building No 11, P.O Box 743, 
40478 DODOMA.