Monday, 9 December 2013

Grants Manager Job Vacancy at KPMG

Job Title: Grants Manager

Employer: KPMG

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 13th December 2013

The Grants Manager position is designed to oversee all aspects of grant funding on the programme, including operationalising and managing the grants management team.

  • Contribute to developing guidelines and assessment criteria for funding applications and proposals
  • Contribute to identifying and commissioning grant recipients
  • Conduct a Call for Proposals process from start to finish, including evaluating concept notes and proposals, identifying suitable recipients of innovation funds and ensuring that each undergoes a fiduciary and management  assessment
  • Liase with grant recipient organizations on disbursement schedules and reporting requirements and prepare funding agreements for individual grantees
  • Coordinate and oversee the review and approval of grantees’ budgets (forecasting and spending), work-plans and accounting systems, with the help of a dedicated accounts staff member
  • Retain oversight of the grants budget and the Fund account, contributing as necessary to quarterly disbursement reports, accounts and cash forecasts, and contributing to ensuring compliance with financial management regulations
  • Participate in procurement of goods and services as the needs arise
  • Coordinate, as necessary, with partners implementing other components of the same programme
  • Contribute to risk mitigation plans based on experience with grantees
  • Contribute as necessary to a knowledge management system for partners and grantees

Skills and Experience:
  • At least five years’ experience managing grants on donor funded programmes, preferably for agricultural or related activities
  • A degree in an accounting related field (ACCA or equivalent qualification preferable)
  • Familiarity with agricultural productivity and food security issues in Tanzania, including having networks within the Government of Tanzania, private sector and civil society
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, preference for working knowledge of Kiswahili
  • In possession of, or willing to obtain, a work permit for Tanzania

How to Apply:
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting IDAS/2013/MGGM in the subject line to