Grant Manager

Partner UNICEF
Job categories Partnerships, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5308/16194
Department/office AFR, ETOH, Ethiopia
Duty station Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-11
Duration 4 months
Application period 07-Aug-2018 to 20-Aug-2018

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The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) is implementing the Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP) in a more harmonized and aligned approaches. The HSTP is a 5 year sector program which is part of the 20 years visioning document.

The number of grants that FMOH receives from development partners is steadily increasing both in volume and diversity.  With this increase comes the responsibility to effectively and efficiently monitor project and financial performance of each grant and ensure compliance with applicable development partner’s requirements. Hence, it becomes more important for FMOH to improve its capacity to improve its grant management system and meet development partners’ expectation to be recognized as a dependable partner and to attract future funding.

In the face of the importance of its objectives as well as the commitment and effort of its staff, the Grant Management Unit lacks sufficient skills and capacity to fulfill the challenging remit. Building the capacity of the Unit is a timely intervention in the face of the increasing amount of funding and transactions from various DPs, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) pool fund and the Sector Budget Support. Coordination of the interventions of SDG major funding mechanism and strengthening the internal controls within the context of the sector wide approach is critical. In addition, minimizing risks by improving program performance and grant monitoring as well as follow up schemes advance mutual accountability standards of both donors and the Government of Ethiopia on the effectiveness of resources streamed towards the joint objectives. In recognition of this, the Unit focuses on revamping on-going tasks towards effectively coordinating grant management processes of concept notes development, selection of potential donors, and proposal submission, grant contract negotiation, management and monitoring of implementation and close-out grant-funded projects in perspective of the HSTP goals and priority areas.

The objective of this position is to provide comprehensive technical assistance with main aim to build capacity of the Grant Management Unit to effectively and efficiently carry out its responsibilities in coordination with relevant directorates of the FMOH and DPs. To this end, the FMOH seeks the services of senior level professional in project and financial management to speed-up implementation of grant-funded projects as per the policy and procedures of the ministry and donor requirements.

Provide technical assistance in concept notes development, selection of pote...

Educational background of a BSC or MPH/MA/MBA/MSC in Public Health, Economic...

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