Finance, Grants & Compliance Management Specialist
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health;
Roles and Responsibilities: -
In coordination with the local capacity building team, administer the URC Grants Management Manual assessment tool (NUPAS) on eligible local organizations, with special attention to the organizations’ sub-award management policies, procedures and structures.
Identify specific areas requiring improvement, clearly document identified weaknesses and design mechanisms to mitigate these identified weaknesses.
Work with sub-grantees to prepare and complete cost proposals during application process to ensure compliance with USAID and URC financial rules and regulations.
Oversee sub-grantees monitoring and capacity building processes (Internal control procedures; Allowable costs/cost principles under USAID regulations; Cash management systems; Equipment and Real Property Management; Performance Periods and Modifications; Procurement standards; Program income; Review monthly financial reports from partners and subgrantees, etc).
Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Required Experience and Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Business, Management, Finance, Administration, or other related field.
At least 8 years of relevant experience managing the financial and administrative components of grants, grants-under-contract, subcontracts, preferably in USG-funded programs in the health sector.
Specific experience with USAID contracting and grant mechanisms, with demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations, and reporting requirements.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task, and work collaboratively as well as independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to independently plan and execute tasks through teams while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.