Grants Manager (m/f)


CNFA is recruiting a Grants Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • CNFA is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Grants Manager for the USAID-funded Feed the Future Mozambique PREMIER Activity (Promoting Innovative and Resilient Agriculture Market Systems) a project to help stimulate systemic change by addressing the causes of poor agriculture system performance, targeting leverage points for catalytic change and working through market actors to facilitate technical and financial assistance to broaden and deepen market engagement, thus increasing incomes and creating employment opportunities, especially for youth and women
  • The Grants Manager will provide leadership and direction for USAID funded sub-grants activities under PREMIER; oversee the financial administration of government grants; ensure that project staff accomplish their approved program initiatives and meet compliance and reporting requirements. Assist in the budget development process and perform budget analysis duties as assigned by his/her designee
  • Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations established in the Grant Manual and administered by the grantor; oversee special audits conducted by grantor
  • Perform functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: preparation and timely submission of grant applications and reports, development and adjustment of associated budgets, coordination of budgeted funds, screening and processing requests for expenditures and ensuring the timely application for reimbursement
  • Monitor interventions and programs funded by grants to ensure compliance with grantor guidelines
  • Assist in evaluating and administration of subgrants
  • Oversee the preparation and timely submission of grant applications, application amendments, and budget transfers
  • Perform related work as required
  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Development, Marketing, Agribusiness or a related field
  • At least five years of demonstrated experience in managing grants, partnerships and other types of financing instruments for private sector development
  • Experience with managing projects that support agribusiness or access to finance is desired
  • Experience managing grants activities is desired
  • Fluency in both Portuguese and English
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • CNFA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of CNFA to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, veteran status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law
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  • Published 08.11.2021
  • Expires 08.12.2021
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