Finance and Grants Director Job at Pact - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Grants Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
18 August 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. .

Key Responsibilities
• Lead the development of policies, guidelines, and criteria for the management of project finances in accordance with Pact standards and USAID regulations
• Oversee budget management of project and ensure accurate and timely projection reports and liquidation of expenses
• Manage the project’s finance, procurement, grants management, and other administrative and operations staff.
• In collaboration with Pact DC-staff and Pact Rwanda staff, prepare and submit financial reports and cash requests
• Work closely with Pact DC to ensure compliance and effective and proactive fiscal management of ACHIEVE and ITSCI projects in Rwanda
• Ensure timely training of Pact staff and subpartners to understand and comply fully with donor requirements
• Contribute to capacity development initiatives for local partners related to compliance with USAID rules and regulations and PEPFAR requirements, financial management, grants management, procurement, and other areas of project administration.
• Lead compliance reviews and spot checks of local subgrantees and capacity development partners to review compliance with USAID rules and regulations and grant requirements.
• Lead the pre-award assessment process for local subgrantees, in collaboration with the project’s capacity development staff.
• Support ACHIEVE Rwanda workplan and budget development
• Support project reporting, including semi-annual and annual reports
• Complete procurements for the ACHIEVE Rwanda project, in line with USAID rules and regulations and procurement best practices
• Supervise the preparation of local sub-grant documents, the review of monthly sub-grant expenses, and management of cash flow to sub-grants, providing direct support as needed.
• Provide regular timely and clear operations and administration-related communications and updates to Pact DC staff and key stakeholders;
• Ensure administration, procurement and property management policies and procedures are in line with best practices and compliant with Pact global policies.
• Oversees management of all office premises, travel, and transportation.
• Oversee and ensure the proper functioning and maintenance of all office equipment, and outreach to IT contractor.
• Ensure HR & personnel policies and procedures are in line with best practices and compliant with Pact global policies and local labor law.
• Ensure that the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality are maintained.
• Coordinate review of financial and audit reports
• Supervise other operations staff as needed
• Ensure coordination between ITSCI and ACHIEVE projects so Pact Rwanda meets all Pact global requirements regarding month end close and financial management.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Skills: Not Specified

Basic Requirements
• MBA or masters in relevant field and a minimum of 8 years of professional experience or a BA/BS with 10 years of professional experience.
• At least 5 years prior experience in managing PEPFAR and USAID-funded HIV/AIDS programs
• Experience assessing the responsibility and grant-worthiness of organizations through financial statements, audits, and other documentation, including use of the NUPAS tool
• Experience drafting and managing grants for USAID funded program
• Strong writing and oral presentation skills, including fluency in English
• Advanced understanding of 2 CFR 200, USAID rules and regulations, and cost principles.
• Experience completing procurements under a USAID funded cooperative agreement.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated success implementing programming at the community level
• Experience with training, coaching, and mentoring on financial management, procurement, grants management, compliance with USAID rules and regulations.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  18 August 2020
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 05-08-2020
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-08-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-08-2065
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