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Jobs in Tanzania: Senior Grants Officer at Jhpiego May, 2019

Jobs in Tanzania: Senior Grants Officer at Jhpiego May, 2019
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For more than 46 years now, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego, implementing a number of projects in Tanzania, wishes to recruit for the following positions.

Senior Grants Officer [One position based in Mwanza]
Position Overview:

The Senior Grants Officer (SGO) will be responsible for oversight and management of the sub grants under Jhpiego/Tanzania’s USAID Boresha Afya program. S/he advises and assists in the design, development, and oversight of the sub-grants management policies, procedures and practices. Provides guidance and interpretation of grants policy for program staff as well as grantees. Assist the Grants manager to analyze and evaluates grant applications, and awards to ensure adherence to grants management policies and donor requirements and work closely with the technical team to analyze work plans, budget estimates, and Milestones for reasonableness and consistency. He/she will be required to travel to the field to conduct compliance visits from time to time

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, project management or related field [Master’s degree preferred]
  • Professional training related to grants management is an added advantage
  • Minimum of five (5) years of post-qualification experience in grants management position in a reputable NGO or development agency.
  • Program management skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills – Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with staff at all levels
  • Tax Knowledge – In depth knowledge of Tanzania income tax regulations
  • Understanding of USAID rules and regulations
  • Supervisory skills- Ability to Mentor and train other Finance staff
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledge of sub awards and mandatory award requirements
Jhpiego offers a competitive package selected candidates in line with salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience,

To apply please indicate the position title of the position you are applying for on the subject line of vour e-mail. Applications should also include an up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter and your salary history. Applications, which do NOT include ALL of these elements, will NOT be considered.
All applications should be sent through email: USAIDBoreshaAfya.Applications@jhpiego.org

Electronics applications are encouraged. The subject on your application email should be the Title of the position you are applying for, so that we do not miss your application. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 12 June 2019, at 5:00 P.M.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply 

Caution to the applicants:
There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: USAIDBoreshaAfya.Applications@jhpiego.org is the address to use for this recruitment. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls. If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong – doing kindly write to the Director of Human Resource, through inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org

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