Overview

Position: GRANTS AND CONTRACTS COORDINATOR
CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit a dynamic qualified and experienced Tanzanian for the position of Grants and Contracts Coordinator (GCC) who will oversee the management of Grants and Contracts agreements. S/he will ensure compliances with CARE Financial policies and procedures and Donor’s regulations on grants and budgetary requirements. Will ensure accuracy and timely submission of financial reports and bills to donors. The position will provide adequate management of sub grants and partners’ financial agreements. The Grants and Contract Coordinator will actively participate to support the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets.

The position will timely provide periodic analytical financial reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures, inform and advice the management on the financial performance of the grants. The position has a role to provide technical support and guidance to other CARE staff and partners on compliance and ensure understanding and adherence of terms and conditions of donor grants, statutory requirements and CARE International policies including sub grants management policy and also responsible for the management of performance of staff under her/his supervision.

The position will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Director of Finance.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or Business Management or equivalent; a full professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc. or its equivalent with 5 years’ experience in managing and Grants and Contract, of which at least 3 in an International NGO. More importantly, s/he should have Strong financial analysis and budgeting skills, thorough knowledge of financial and accounting policies and procedures, demonstrate solid accounting systems experience and thorough understanding of financial accounting, grants and contract management processes and experience with Key donor’s regulations, compliances and reporting standards.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or Finance Management and a full professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc. or its equivalent as a’ MUST’ OR Master’s degree in a relevant qualification like Accounting, Finance or an MBA but with bias of Finance or accounting with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience.

Additional Qualifications for the positions:

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt to local practices and global standards
    Strong business partnering skills with the ability to work in teams, work at a detailed level and understand the larger picture
  • Attention to details, ability to work effectively under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Proactive individual with the ability to offer structured guidance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software with Advance knowledge on Excel application

MODE OF APPLICATION

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NOTE; CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.