Senior Grants Manager

Chemonics, Attopu, Laos
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Job Summary

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a senior grants manager for the anticipated USAID-funded Durable Communities and Economic Opportunities program in Iraq. This activity aims to support vulnerable communities and build resiliency against destabilizing factors by increasing their adaptive capacity and economic well-being. We expect this position will be based in Baghdad and include travel throughout Iraq. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Proficiently manage and administer a sizeable and complex array of subcontracts and subgrants
  • Provide technical and administrative support to local sub-grantees and subcontractors to effectively manage grants


  • Minimum of five years’ experience in international business and grants management, with experience in U.S. government grants management preferred
  • Demonstrated record of achieving results in grants management with international development programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent spoken and written English required; fluent Arabic strongly preferred