• Grants Manager, USAID Macedonia Improved Citizen Awareness Project

    Job Locations MK
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 10:08 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1629
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Area
    Stabilization and Management Solutions (SMS)
    Clearance Level
    Not applicable
    Type
    Full-Time
  • About Us

    Since 2001, Dexis has provided innovative management solutions for a secure and prosperous world.   In the last three years alone, Dexis has worked in 90 countries supporting critical missions of agencies in the global development and security assistance space.  With triple digit growth in recent years, Dexis was ranked in the top 10 consulting firms by funding at the US Agency for International Development in FY16 and FY17.  Dexis was also among the highest rated employers on Glassdoor, where many of its 250-plus employees cited a people-centered leadership and culture as the main drivers to its success.  

     

    Dexis is seeking an experienced Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID project that is expected to improve the quality of public interest information available to Macedonia’s citizens by developing the reporting skills and ethics of independent journalists while fostering a culture of media entrepreneurship to build journalistic freedom and financial sustainability. This is a long-term position expected to start in April 2019. This position is contingent upon award. 

    Responsibilities

    • Support and provide advisory assistance to grant applications;
    • Lead the review process for grant applications, analyze, and evaluate grant submissions for technical and budget soundness and compliance with USAID regulations; provide award action recommendations to the contract team.
    • Coordinate the issuance of awards and maintain contract documentation through the development and upkeep of a grants database;
    • Prepare reports, studies, and analyses regarding the grants program on an as needed basis.

    Qualifications

    • Fluency in English and Macedonian; proficiency in Albanian preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree in management, financial analysis, accounting, or related field;
    • 5-8 years’ experience in increasing roles of responsibility with sub-grants management;
    • Experience working on USAID funded projects in the Balkans region, preferably in Macedonia;
    • Strong understanding of the Macedonian context and political sensitivities as it pertains to the media sector;
    • A solid understanding of USAID regulations and procedures for grants management;
    • In-depth knowledge of AIDAR and FAR requirements;
    • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage competing priorities for complex assignments;
    • Ability to analyze technical and cost proposals, and prepare reports and recommendations to contract team for the issuance of grants to applicants;
    • Ability to analyze budget line items for compliance with USAID and project budget guidelines;
    • Records and database management and maintenance experience.

     

    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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