Senior Program Officer-Grants Management | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Position description and purpose
Under the direct supervision and guidance of the head of the partnerships and grants management lead, the Senior Programme Officer’s work will focus mainly on assisting the division in pre-award, award and post-award grants management processes that cover both the grants and funding partners. This position is aimed at ensuring compliance with funding partners’ requirements and Africa CDC policies, developing proposal for funding, reporting, undertaking project meetings, documenting project activities, assisting in grant and subgrant monitoring and modifications, as well as take part in the grant closure. The Senior Programme Officer will work closely with internal divisions, sub-grantees, funding partners and other stakeholders to optimize grant funding impact and foster positive relationship with funding partners and sub-grantees.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will undertake the following responsibilities and tasks;

  • Support in managing Africa CDC’s grant database,
  • Assist in the development of grant-management templates/tools for transparent such as; country selection matrix, investment criteria, and partner identification
  • Assist in developing modalities for working with implementing partners such as tailored grant application,
  • Support the implementation of the Grants based on the Agreements and across all the other areas of Grant management such as the pre-award assessment, budget review, contracting tool selection,
  • Support the preparation of sub-award agreement packages aligned with specific Africa CDC requirements, and facilitate sub-award review processes,
  • Ensure the timely scheduling and carrying out of sub-award close-out activities in close coordination with Africa CDC internal relevant program staff per agreement’s guidelines,
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records for all sub-awards in line with Agreements and AfricaCDC/African Union Finance policy requirements,
Closing date
22 January 2024