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  • Posted: Dec 19, 2018
    Deadline: Jan 10, 2019
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  • Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services-delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Te...
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    Grants Assistant, Nigeria WATIH

    Position Description/Summary

    • The Grants Assistant will support the Lead Grants Manager and wider finance and administration in the design, development, and oversight of grants management policies, procedures, and practices.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage a portfolio of program grants, provide administrative support to grantees, maintain grant records and prepare all modifications to resolve various application issues for grant funds;
    • Prepare and maintain a database of grant records and prepare reports to maintain track of all grants activities.
    • Communicate potential trouble spots to Grants team as necessary and suggest remediation;
    • Prepare appropriate reports for all donors and ensure work within deadline and ensure compliance for all grants.
    • Attend internal meetings with departments and external meetings with donors, as needed;
    • Support Grants Unit in HQ and Field Offices with administrative tasks related to compliance, generating grant documents, and emailing grant agreements and grant checks;
    • Work to enhance and improve grants management processes and increase efficiencies.

    Requirements

    • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or another relevant field;
    • At least 3 years’ experience supporting operations of grant programs.
    • Prior experience with USAID-funded grant management initiatives, or other donor-funded projects preferred;
    • Ability to assess whether grantees provide appropriate leverage, including own resources and capital, outside equity, and lines of credit;
    • Ability to work collaboratively with technical and finance teams in the design, implementation, oversight and closeout of individual grants;
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues;
    • Experience working in West Africa. Nigeria experience preferred.

    Method of Application

    Note

    • To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
      • Cover Letter
      • CV in reverse chronological format
    • Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.
    • Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s ad posted.
    • Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Tetra Tech Company on careers.tetratechintdev.com to apply
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