Job Offer: Grant Manager
Job description: Grant Manager
Reports to: Executive Director – PILS
Responsible for: Direct reporting staff of Grant Management Department of PILS.
Main Functions: The Grant Manager will assist the Executive Director in overseeing the sound Programmatic, Financial, Fundraising, Administrative and Monitoring & Evaluation operations of PILS.
1. Programme Management
• Assist the Director in coordinating the production of the annual costed workplan and in overseeing the implementation of PILS’ yearly costed work plan by weekly coordination meetings, coordinating the mid-term progress review and organizing other relevant coordination exercises.
• Ensure effective implementation through the Sub-Recipients, including managing formal processes such as planning, and informal ones such as seeking regular inputs.
• Ensure Grant Management Department is responsive to the needs of implementation teams.
• Work with the M&E Team to ensure the development and implementation of effective compliant monitoring and evaluation systems.
• Work with the Fundraiser on fundraising strategies and review funding requests.
• Work with the Finance, Procurement and M&E Team to put in place a robust financial control system to ensure an effective & timely system of joint reporting to all funders.
• Approve the relevant expenditure incurred, proposals of partnerships or participation in events
• Support and line-manage the day-to-day work of the team through formal organizational procedures and informal good management practice, based on the needs of team members.
• Collaborate with other sectors as required.
• In coordination with the PILS Executive Director and the PILS Programme Manager, ensure complementarity between PILS’ activities and other Programs being implemented under the Mauritius National Strategic Framework and at regional level.
• Ensure coordination of activities and sharing of information with the Government Principal Recipient (PR).
• Where possible, involve a wide variety of stakeholders in training and information sharing sessions.
• Input information to national reporting mechanisms
• Liaise with PILS staff, committees and the board
• Act as the PILS Focal Point for the Global Fund (GF) Local Funding Agent (LFA) and the GF Secretariat teams, as well as other important funders.
• Ensure clear and timely reporting and feedback to the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) on all Global Fund matters on an adhoc needed basis.
• Participate, as required, in Global Fund Regional meetings and other training fora.
• Establish, maintain and strengthen effective relationships between PILS implementing partners.
• Masters’ degree in social sciences, public health or development field (or equivalent) and at least 3 years of management experience in project management in the development sector or Bachelors degree in social sciences, public health or development field (or equivalent) and at least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience in project management in the development sector.
• At least 5 years’ relevant HIV/AIDS or related health field management experience in the public sector at a national level.
• Experience of managing human and financial resources.
• Experience of HIV or Health Related Program management.
• Extensive experience of designing and providing technical support to, and capacity building of, individuals and organizations, including strong workshop facilitations skills.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and health systems strengthening.
• Experience of working in countries with concentrated HIV epidemics, including knowledge of working with Key Affected Populations (KAPs).
• Fluent in French & English
• Good understanding of the HIV epidemic in Mauritius.
• Experience of managing health Programs in small island developing states.
• Working knowledge of the Global Fund.
Please send your detailed CV and motivation letter on firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 12 February 2018.
PILS has an anti-discriminatory recruitment policy. This policy is based on skills, experience and profile of candidates, without any regards to their age, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or HIV status. All competent candidates, including members of the Key Affected Populations, are encouraged to apply. PILS reserves the right not to appoint any person to this position.