Re-Advertise-Sub-Grant Specialist (Home and Communities Activity Program) at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 3 January 2022)

Re-Advertise-Sub-Grant Specialist (Home and Communities Activity Program) at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 3 January 2022)

Re-Advertise-Sub-Grant Specialist (Home and Communities Activity Program) at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 3 January 2022)


Sub-Grant Specialist (Home and Communities Activity Program)

World Vision Rwanda is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced national for the position of Sub-Grant Specialist (Homes and Communities Activity Program). The position will be based at Kigali, reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.

Purpose of the position:

The Sub-Grants Specialist will provide day-to-day oversight of sub-grants management. He/she will be responsible for the subgrants (Partners) follow-up and accountability as well as their capacity building. He/she will enforce compliance with WV and consortium members’ partners’ procurement and financial accounting practices in the production of the relevant financial information.

The major responsibilities include:

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End Results


Review the pre-award due diligence assessment of current and potential partners and analyze organizational capacity to manage sub-grant funding and project implementation for Rwanda based sub grantees and work with project staff in the assessment of local partners.

Sub-grants capacity assessment effectively done and ahead of time


Work closely with Finance and Administration Manager and to ensure all subgrant agreement templates and letters of commitment are updated with respect to WVI policies and donor requirements.

All WVI & donor requirements on sub-recipient are met


Review all sub-award reports on monthly basis and certify data annually to ensure accuracy of data for accounting and audit purposes.

WVR & Sub-recipient financial reports are accurate


Conduct regular site visits to track sub-recipient progress, measure performance, and ensure accountability in accordance with established sub-recipient monitoring plan and document appropriately, as well as budget performance monitoring.

Sub-grants performance is improved on quarterly basis


Facilitate internal and external auditors and provide relevant information related to sub-recipient as far as Sub-grant is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.

Unqualified opinion / clean audit reports are obtained and audit recommendations are implemented timely.


Review and communicate annual sub-grant work plans and budgets for consistency with overall program goals and objectives, aligning with donor technical and spending requirements, feasibility, and cost-effectiveness.

Sub-recipient implementation is in accordance with original approved plan by the donor


Work with project staff on sub grant close out, documentation, distribution of inventory, retention of intellectual property, audit, etc. to ensure proper projects closeout.

All projects are closed in accordance with WVI and donor requirements

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  1. Minimum of 4 years experience in accounting profession within a busy organization or projects.
  2.  Proven knowledge of grants management
  3. Proven Experience of USAID sub-grant management at least three years
  4. Experience in working with sub-grants
  5. Proven experience in project budget management
  6. Attention to details
  7. Good oral and written communication skills

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and


  1. A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  2. Skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  1. Accounting certification such as ACCA, CPA, CFA, etc.
  2. Good command of Microsoft spreadsheet preferably Microsoft Excel, Vision, and Sun system software
  3. Gateway to Grants certification
  4.  Experience of bilateral or multilateral funded projects
  5.  Sub-grants management experience


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to

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All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 3rd January 2022; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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