Grant Officer at WHO, Brazzaville, Congo

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Deadline: 27 June 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Grant Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Grant Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Monitor and collate all expenditure against grant budgets and project funding as defined in relevant documents and agreements and ensure compliance with any other specified grant requirements.
  • Support the IVD Programme Corodinator to prepare technical, financial and administrative reports for all IVD grants in addition to other technical reports as requested.
  • In collaboration with IVD staff, facilitates the effective management of grants by cross-checking on the implementation of agreed objectives and results within the scope of approved budgets and work plans and prepares as required management, financial and administrative reports.
  • Act as front-line focal point to liaise with partners on grants implementation, reporting, information sharing and future work planning, ensuring that IVD staff are kept appraised of relevant information, concerns or issues impacting current grants and/or future funding.
  • Identify, document and share best practices on the implementation and management of grants to support other IVD staff to build their capacity in relation to grant compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First university degree in Accounting/Finance, Project Management, Public Policy or any other related fields.
  • At least 2 year’s experience working with diverse stakeholders, including government, non-governmental and civil society organizations in grants management, project management and the grant making process.
  • Experience in supporting capacity development of country offices to enhance their reporting skills.
  • Experience in results-based management (RBM).
    Demonstrated experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation, information gathering, management of data and reporting.
  • Strong expertise in the analysis, organization and oversight of costs and expenditures to ascertain compliance and determine impact and results of awarded grants.
  • Expertise in developing and promoting cooperative relationships externally with implementing partners and internally with colleagues at all levels, including the capacity to motivate others and work under pressure to meet defined deadlines.
  • Expert knowledge of English or French.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.