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Grant Officer at eHealth Africa

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eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating
effective ways to implement reliable health information management
systems.

We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be
rapidly deployed to manage patient information, streamline clinical
procedures, and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.

Job Title: 
Grant Officer

 

Summary: 
Provide quality and proper stewardship of grants by managing the
financial resources of donors and U.S. federal government. To coordinate
the administrative and financial aspects of grants, federal awards, and
cooperative agreements by reviewing budget completeness, and
coordinates post award actions.

Qualifications: 

The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to
successfully perform this job.

Education/Experience

  • University degree in public health, science, business, finance, public administration, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of funding requirements to manage, oversee and monitor public health projects and/or programs.

  • Knowledge of the U.S. Government Code Federal Regulations (CFR) and Office of Budget and Management (OMB).

  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary officials or groups.

  • Skill in written and oral  communication.

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience at
    national and international levels in administration and project
    management in the public health field.
  • Experience in coordinating and collaborating preparedness activities
    (e.g. data collection, analysis, planning, and monitoring). Management
    and supervisory experience. 
  • Knowledge of funding management techniques to plan and organize public health program operations.

  • Knowledge of funding concepts, principles, methods, and techniques of public health program administration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform
this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Function as primary point of contact for in-country eHA central office for grant-related issues.
  • Handles the day-to-day grant management (non-programmatic) aspects of grants.
  • Develops and implements systems and monitoring procedures to ensure proper stewardship of funds.
  • Adheres to eHA written policy requirements for financial management
    on comprehensive internal controls, financial management system,
    sub-contracts, and audits.
  • With Program Managers, conduct both semi-annual and annual
    performance and progress reports on budget and spend plans on current
    and next budget period.
  • With Program Managers, conduct both semi-annual and annual
    performance & progress reports on work plans for the next budget
    period.
  • Communicates regularly with eHA finance department, donor, or CDC Public Health Advisors.
  • Accounts for its funds to donor and CDC on sub-contractors execution.
  • Conduct quarterly procurement plan to be reviewed and approved by PHA on funds request
  • Maintain separate account for grant funds.
  • Document financial management and budget procedures.

Language Ability

  • English is the spoken and written language.
  • Ability to read, analyse, proof and edit documents, and interpret
    general business periodicals, professional journals, or government
    regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
  • Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of Krio is a plus.

Math Ability

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to interpret data that is not well defined or documented and develop recommendations based on findings.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
    concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
    exists.

Why work with us?

Life at ehealth Africa means
collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for
technology. When we see something that could be improved, we get to work
inventing the solution. Our people demonstrate our winning culture
through positive and meaningful relationships. We invest in our people
and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that
fulfills their potential. Our team members’ health and wellness is our
priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

How to Apply

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