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The West Bank/Gaza Rapid Response Activity is anticipated to be a two-year project that seeks to improve stability in conflict affected areas, particularly the northern West Bank. It aims to alleviate grievances, to strengthen communities' abilities to withstand shocks and stressors, and to provide opportunities for youth impacted by violence and conflict. Managed under the GISR MENA mechanism, the activity will operate to respond to immediate and emergent needs, to improve short-term stability in specific geographic areas that have recently emerged as flashpoints.
The Grants Manager (GM) is responsible for leadership and oversight of all grants management functions, ensures grants processes, procedures, planning and work flow is executed in compliance with activity grant agreements, implementation plans, MSI policies and donor regulations. This position is based in West Bank with occasional field travel.
- Supervise the Grants Officer and Grants Assistant positions, including setting daily priorities, monitoring performance, and identifying areas of potential improvement. Coordinate work of the grants team to ensure that all the activities from the program teams are being attended to in a timely and efficient manner, in accordance with the implementation plan.
- Ensures that program implementation is in accordance with USAID regulations and procedures and the specifications determined for the program. This will include ensuring that all grant making processes are perceived as transparent by beneficiary communities, assuring fair and transparent grant implementation processes; and ensuring that the entire process of each grant and other activities is documented in accordance with USAID regulations.
- Continuously monitor key dates and timelines for activities (grants, directly delivery of goods and services, infrastructure beautification), identifying critical actions and working with the grants team to ensure completion before the deadlines.
- Provides capacity building and/or training to supervisees as necessary in coordination with the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) and Finance and Administration Manager (FAM).
- Monitor and track the activity close out process.
- If the DCOP is not available, serve as deputy for grant-related tasks and decisions, in coordination with the FAM who will serve as Acting DCOP.
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The following qualifications are required for Grants Manager candidates:
- Five years of previous experience in a similar position required.
- At least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required.
- Specialized training in grants and/or logistics management and knowledge of USAID grants policies and procedures required.
- Demonstrated financial and reporting skills required.
- Proven ability to train and/or deliver technical assistance in grants management to local NGOs/CSOs and other beneficiaries required.
- Supervisory experience including team coaching and day to day oversight required.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
- Advanced computer skills, specifically in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
- Determination, commitment, efficiency and adaptability required.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as: a) proactive problem-solving abilities independently and with teams, b) a strong service orientation, and c) inter-personal skills, self-awareness and emotional intelligence required.
- Ability to work effectively and harmoniously under pressure in a stressful environment and with colleagues from different cultural and professional backgrounds required.
- Experience working on rapid response and stabilization programming in West Bank is highly desirable.
- Ability to travel to other project implementation locations required.
- Fluency in Arabic and professional proficiency in English required.