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Grants and Sub-Contracts Assistant Officer

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the Grants and Sub-Contracts Assistant Officer for the KISAN II Project; responsibilities, duties and qualifications are described in the attached position description.   

GENERAL:

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.

SALARY: 

The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

APPLICATIONS: 

Applicants must submit a cover letter and current CV to jobs.KISAN@winrock.org. Applicants should reference Grants Assistant Officer KISAN II by August 25, 2017.  

Winrock International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

POSITION TITLE: Grants and Sub-Contracts Assistant Officer (P1)

LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal

UNIT: Agriculture

REPORTS TO: Grants and Sub-Contracts Manager 

BACKGROUND: 

Winrock is seeking candidates for a Grants and Sub-Contracts Assistant Officer for the Feed the Future Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal II (KISAN II) project. The USAID/Nepal-funded KISAN II project is improving food security in twenty Hill and Terai districts in the Western, Mid-Western and Far-Western regions of the country and four districts in the Central region. The purpose of the project is to increase resilience, inclusiveness, and sustainability of income growth in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence. KISAN II will help lead firms, input suppliers, and private sector change agents catalyze agricultural productivity, competitive market systems, a stronger enabling environment, and business and literacy skills for households in two Zones of Influence.

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

The KISAN II Grants and Sub-Contracts Assistant Officer will carry out day-to-day tasks related to the grants program under KISAN II including drafting and posting solicitations, compiling applications, facilitating reviews, drafting sub-contracts and grant agreements, and managing documentation throughout the grants and sub-contracts cycle.  

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft parts of solicitations under direction of the Grants Manager 
  • Compile and organization applications for grants 
  • Facilitate panel reviews/evaluations of grant applications 
  • Draft grant agreements and sub-contracts under supervision of the Grants Manager and in close coordination with technical staff 
  • Maintain proper documentation for grantees and sub-contractors per contract and USAID requirements 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQURIEMENTS:

Education: B.S. or equivalent university degree in Business Administration, Policy, or related topic.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience working on grant programs for donor-funded projects 
  • Strong computer software skills in MS Excel and Word
  • Experience/familiarity with the USAID procurement process
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written 

Other: High level of English and of Nepali is required. 

Disclaimer: This position is contingent upon donor approval

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09 Aug, 17
25 Aug, 17
Kathmandu

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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