Management Jobs in Ethiopia May 2024

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Addis Ababa
  • 23000 USD / Month

Website Habitat for Humanity Ethiopi

Management Jobs in Ethiopia May 2024

Description of the Position: Senior Grant Expert
– Answers to the Manager of Finance and Operations

Resource Development is the department name.
– Number of Required: One
Workplace: Addis Ababa; 10% of travel is done abroad and 30% is done domestically.
Established in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International is a worldwide nonprofit organization with a Christian foundation that originated from a purposefully multiracial community in rural Georgia. Habitat unites individuals of all religions and no faith to construct houses and communities, and hope to manifest God’s love. Together, we assist people and families in creating and enhancing homes as well as gaining the resilience, security, and self-sufficiency necessary to create better lives for themselves. Staff at Area Offices, US Affiliates, National Directors, HFHI Staff, and other organizational levels are among those affected. Mention the degree of accountability and the effect this has on HFHI.)

Our Principles:

  • Humility: We belong to a greater whole, not just ourselves.
  • Courage: We act morally even in the face of difficulty or opposition.
  • Accountability: We accept personal accountability for the goals of Habitat.
  • Safeguarding: To protect our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and everyone else we collaborate with, HFHI mandates that all of its workers take seriously their ethical obligations. It is the duty of managers at all levels to foster and design mechanisms that uphold an atmosphere free from sexual exploitation, harassment, and abuse; protect the rights of recipients and community members, particularly children; and encourage adherence to Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

Summary of Position:

Using donor and grant information recording and monitoring, as well as donor relationship concepts and practices, the Senior Grant Specialist will make sure that all donor grant criteria are met. In collaboration with the program and finance teams, consolidation, and prompt submission of accurate and informative reports to the finance and operation departments as well as functionally to the area office by the grantee’s or donor’s requirements, the grant officer, as a member of the finance team, guarantees donor compliance. In addition to helping with the preparation of grant proposals and reports and contributing to other compliance reports that are sent to government line offices, he or she is accountable for supporting the finance, program, and projects team in the proper implementation of grant projects and providing timely updates on financial status (Budget vs. Actual) analysis regularly.

Principal Obligations and Accountabilities:

1. Create a comprehensive understanding of all grants, their corresponding donors, and their projects based on compliance requirements, term sheets, and other documentation. 2. In consultation with the RDC, finance, and program departments, create a monitoring system and checklist that includes following up on all necessary proposals, reports, and donor communications.

2. Provide feedback for proposal development, particularly by focusing on the financial and budgetary aspects of the proposal as well as co-funding / matching money opportunities from current awards. Assist in the assessment of concept notes and grant applications.

3. Help prepare timely, accurate, and pertinent donor reports every month by the reporting timetable, working with all necessary parties, including the finance department, program and project teams, and the RDC department as appropriate.

4. Work with all stakeholders to establish tools and procedures for programmatic and financial audits that are particular to grants, as well as to assist and participate in such audits.

5. Encourage the development and implementation of PME systems and data management that enable the agreed-upon measurement and development of important organizational indicators. Serve as a grant focal point, following up with grantees on financial and grant information, and keeping an eye on grantees’ adherence to the agreement regarding budget utilization and planned activity implementation. To ensure that the grant budget has not been overobligated, update and review the grant matrix regularly. This work includes maintaining track of financial data for prompt decision-making by top management, which involves updating the grant matrix regularly.

6. Encourage the Support Programme and other departments to record best practices and lessons gained from projects—particularly pilots—that are thoroughly recorded and appropriately disseminated to stakeholders.

7. Keep complete sets of records for each grant, including correspondence, approvals, and full sets of documents, in compliance with the terms sheets and/or grant requirements. Using the HFHI file sharing procedures, ensure that grant-related documents are filed both electronically and in hard copy. Ensure that grant-related records and files are of the highest caliber.


Workplace Prerequisites

Education, Requirements, and Experience: (briefly outline the minimal level of training and work experience needed)

Minimum Necessary:

• Bachelor of Arts in Management, Accounting, Finance, and Associated Subjects Years of Related Experience: Five years, with at least two of those years spent managing contracts and ensuring compliance in a non-profit setting.
• Optimal: understanding of Sun system software

How to Apply

  • Only applications via are accepted.
  • Strongly requested are applications from women.

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