Senior Grants Manager, Broadening Participation Through Civil Society, Iraq
CHF International's mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.
CHF seeks a Senior Grants Manager for the proposed USAID-funded Broadening Participation through Civil Society (BPCS) Project in Iraq. This 3 year project aims to bolster Iraq’s transition to a sustainable, participatory democracy by strengthening the civil society sector. Activities will focus on increasing the democratic engagement of citizens, increasing the institutional capacity of CSO/NGOs, increasing the impact of civil society on public policy, and improving the enabling environment for civil society. The Senior Grants Manager will be responsible for the management and oversight of all the grants under the different components of the project. The Grants Manager will be responsible for the design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and compliance of sub-grant recipients. S/he will provide fiscal oversight, guidance, and mentoring and ensure proper documentation, accountability, and compliance of the sub-award process. The Grants Manager will be responsible for building capacity in selected CSOs in financial management and grant application, award, and management processes, improving internal controls, reporting, documentation standards and compliance with donor policies and regulations.
- Advanced degree in international development, social science, finance, business administration, or related field required.
- 6+ years of experience in administering small grants in international development programs, including grants design, negotiation, and administration of civil society related grants.
- Extensive knowledge of USAID grants administration, contracting, and procurement regulations required.
- Strong knowledge of Iraqi culture and political situation preferred
- Fluency in English is required. Arabic and/or Kurdish are preferred.
- Iraqi citizens encouraged to apply.