JOB AT Chemonics International Inc : Grants Management Specialist : ( Deadline : 13 May 2019 )
Chemonics International is seeking mid to senior level technical and program specialists for the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Regional Integration and Stronger Economies (RISE) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract as well as the Regional Agriculture and Market Systems (RAMS) Task Order. The purpose of RISE is to provide programmatic support for projects to develop stronger economies in the East Africa region through improved market systems, increased cross border trade, more competitive industries and a more market-oriented policy environment. The purpose of Regional Agriculture and Market Systems (RAMS) project is to promote increased agricultural production, trade, improved policies, finance and investment, and resilience to shocks and stresses in the East Africa region by addressing agricultural issues that can only be solved on a regional basis in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). Citizens from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Zambia are encouraged to apply. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Fluency in English is required for all positions.
Grants Management Specialist:
Bachelor’s in an international development field, social science, economics, or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum five years of demonstrated experience negotiating, managing, and closing local grants for donor-funded projects, USAID experience highly preferred.
Proven ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with donors, grantees, and multiple national and regional counterparts.
In addition, Chemonics is accepting applications for specialists in financial management, human resources, operations, administrative management, and project management. Five years of experience is required; USAID experience is preferred.
Kindly submit electronic applications to https://chemonicsesaf.formstack.com/forms/rise as soon as possible. Please note a CV is required. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted