Deadline: 27 August 2019
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Grant Management Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Grant Management Officer will perform the following functions:
- Prepare draft and final proposals as well as technical reports for regional and country-level activities to donors based on inputs received from technical teams and messages from the External Relations (EXR) team.
- Monitor funding proposals, grants implementation rates and reporting deadlines in accordance with donors’ specific reporting schedules and requirements.
- Work with technical units at all levels of the organization to facilitate and consolidate the results of operational planning, in particular to define the resource requirements for WHO/WHE activities and staff.
- Disseminate information to RO and CO levels on standard policies and procedures for resource and grant management, gather information on best practices and lessons learned.
- Serve as a reference point for ROs/COs in this regard.
- Update and maintain the global grant and finance tracking system for WHO’s work in humanitarian emergencies to monitor deadlines for submission of proposals and reports to donors.
- Perform other related duties including replacing and backstopping as required.
Applicants must have:
- A first university degree in business administration, management or closely related field.
- An advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in business administration, management or closely related field.
- Additional certification in financial management.
- At least 5 year’s experience in financial and resource management, in management and administration as well as in grant proposal, report writing and financial/grant tracking or similar experience in a relevant field.
- Experience working in donor relations in the context of emergency work.
- Ability to work and produce results under pressure and meet deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, tact and discretion
- Sound judgment and initiative
- Excellent analytical and drafting/writing skills are essential
- Expert knowledge of French with a working knowledge of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit at WHO.