Grants and Compliance Manager at PATH

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Grants and Compliance Manager at PATH

Grants and Compliance Manager

Location: Kenya, Homa Bay Sub-Office
Time Type: Full time
Posted on: Posted Yesterday
Job Requisition ID: JR696

Note: PATH current employees  

PATH is a global nonprofit committed to achieving health equity. With over 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and various specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

PATH Kenya is the lead implementing Partner for the USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto project funded by PEPFAR. The project aims to increase the use of high-quality, county-led health and social services, prevent new HIV infections, and reduce OVC and AGYW vulnerability. The project is implemented by PATH Kenya in collaboration with county health management teams, the Department of Children and Social Services, and the Ministry of Health in Kenya.

PATH Kenya is seeking a Grants and Compliance Manager (GCM) for the USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto Project. The GCM will provide technical support in managing sub-grants, facilitate training in program and finance management, and ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations. The role involves overseeing compliance in activity implementation, developing best practices, and supporting financial systems to facilitate donor reporting and compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Sub-Grant Management:
    • Manage all phases of the project’s sub-granting processes.
    • Determine capacity-building needs for sub-grantees and design customized training packages.
    • Develop a targeted, risk-based compliance review and monitoring plan for sub-grantees.
  2. Financial Oversight:
    • Review monthly financial reports from sub-grantees for compliance, accuracy, and completeness.
    • Support sub-grantees’ audit processes and take action to resolve findings contained in audit reports.
  3. Compliance and Documentation:
    • Ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
    • Research and document applicable federal policies and advise on the applicability of US Government rules and regulations.
    • Work closely with the Project Administrator and Legal contact to draft new sub-agreements and amendments.
  4. Capacity Building:
    • Develop and support capacity-building initiatives for the supported County Governments.
    • Ensure effective channels of internal and external communications related to sub-grants are established.
  5. Communication and Reporting:
    • Maintain open and regular communications with Senior Management, Office of Grants and Contracts, and PATH headquarters.
    • Prepare regular and ad hoc sub-awards management reports and analysis.

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing, Economics, or related field, plus a full CPA qualification.
  • Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in the NGO sector in Senior Grants/Compliance Management positions.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the FAR, AIDAR, 2 CFR 200, 22 CFR 228.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and implement Federal Contracting systems, regulations, contract terms, and conditions.
  • Demonstrated contracting experience with USAID Contracts and Cooperative Agreements.
  • Outstanding communication skills, including interpersonal communications, problem-solving, strong writing skills, and fluency in English.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Business World, Salesforce, and other Microsoft Office products highly desirable.

Key Competencies:

  • Partnership
  • Accountability
  • Stewardship
  • Integrity
  • Communication

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. PATH is an equal opportunity employer, and every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, caste, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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