Position:Grants and Capacity Development Manager, anticipated Mongolia counter-trafficking project
Unit:Human Rights, Education, and Empowerment
Reports to:Project Director, anticipated Mongolia counter-trafficking project
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Grants and Capacity Development Manager for an anticipated counter-trafficking project in Mongolia. The anticipated project will address child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Mongolia.
The Grants and Capacity Development Manager will be responsible for ensuring effective planning, implementation and monitoring of grants and subawards under the project. They will lead the process for soliciting and evaluating proposals, conducting pre-award due diligence, developing and implementing monitoring systems; and strengthening capacity of grantees to comply with award terms and conditions for a high-quality, results-oriented project to address child trafficking in Mongolia. The Grants and Capacity Development Manager will also mentor and provide technical assistance to other NGOs in Mongolia to administer and manage a small grants program.
Qualified Mongolian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply, especially those residing in Mongolia.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Support COP to develop terms of reference for grant opportunities
- Publicize grant opportunities, lead grant information sessions, and coordinate and manage proposal review process
- Review grants applications/ proposals and responses to solicitations, lead communications with applicants to revise their applications
- Lead and facilitate the formation and activities of grant review panels consisting of multi-disciplinary teams with relevant expertise and expertise
- Conduct pre-award assessments, coordinate review of proposal documentation and advise COP on final selection decisions for sub-grantees and sub-contractors
- Work with selected partners, project staff, and the Home Office to develop, as needed, capacity development plans to address any issues identified as part of the pre-award assessment
- Draft sub-agreements and liaise with the partner on signing
- Coordinate preparation of all necessary documents for subawards and subcontracts review and approval by the Home Office and the donor
- Coordinate with relevant Home Office Management team, contracts team, and program staff to develop and negotiate contractual documents related to grants
- Organize and facilitate post-award orientations for recipients on monitoring and evaluation, operational compliance, budget management and financial reporting, and orientation to the project and key trafficking issues
- Review and validate partner reports, maintain the subaward tracker of deliverables and finances, flag arising issues for COP for resolution
- Coordinate with program and finance staff on financial and performance reporting and supporting documentation as per Winrock and donor requirements
- As needed, develop grant and sub-award modifications
- Visit grantees’ offices and project activities as necessary to assess compliance and ensure correct systems and filing are present
- Provide guidance and advice to grantees and program staff on compliance issues and questions
- Coordinate all issues outside of standard policies and procedures with Home Office
- Based on capacity assessment, provide training, mentorship and guidance to partner NGOs on the administration and management of small grants.
- Maintain high ethical standards of integrity; respect confidentiality and represent Winrock International at all times
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field
- A minimum of five years’ experience with grants management under USG or other international donors
- Demonstrated working knowledge of USG rules and regulations, particularly the code of federal regulations 2 CFR 200 and 2 CFR 290
- Sound knowledge of international donor financial and accounting regulations and procedures
- Thorough understanding national regulations on grants by international organizations
- Experience facilitating external sub-award audits and ensuring compliance with findings and recommendations
- Experience conducting assessments and building the capacity of other organizations
- Strong workflow management skills; flexibility; good interpersonal and organizational skills for coordinating a variety of tasks simultaneously; attention to detail; team player
- Excellent English language skills are desired
Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.
How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover letter (in English) on the Winrock careers page at:https://www.winrock.org/join-us/careers/job-openings/?gh_jid=4726237002&…