ActionAid is hiring a
Position: Grants and Compliance Advisor
Closing date: 26 May 2023 at 23:59 GMT
Job location: ActionAid International(AAI) Global Secretariat (GS) Hub in Johannesburg/Nairobi/London
Salary: GS Grade D
Contract type: 3 Years Fixed Term Contract
ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. As part of the Federation, we work with women and girls, our partners, and dedicated staff in 43 countries towards a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression.
Are you a dynamic, strategic thinker, able to deliver effective support to teams around the world implementing projects to strengthen women’s and girls’ rights?
Do you have extensive experience of successfully managing large and highly complex institutional donor grants in the International Development sector?
Are you an effective problem solver? Passionate about identifying risk, and designing accessible tools for teams to address it?
Then we’d love to hear from you.
We are recruiting a Grants and Compliance Advisor to provide timely support and advice to ActionAid federation members in effective grants compliance and risk management of institutional donor grants and contracts. Your role will primarily provide support to multi-country projects funded by Norad and SDC, support on USAID compliance, tools development, and other new areas of focus.
You will work closely with the Grants & Compliance Team and wider Institutional Funding Team (IFT), helping to ensure ActionAid members by providing timely support and advice on effective grants compliance and risk management of institutional donor grants and contracts.
A key part of your role will be capacity building, developing technical guidance, monitoring risk both internally and with external partners. Therefore, you must have strong communication, risk management and grant management skills. Having audit experience would be an advantage.
To thrive in this role, you will have the following experience:
You should also have strong commitment to ActionAid’s values and ethos, including ActionAid’s feminist leadership principles.
What we offer
ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognize a job well done. We offer a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment. At ActionAid, you can look forward to
How to apply
Please click on the "apply" button to start the application process. Applications close on 26 May 2023 at 23:59GMT. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a cover letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression.
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