Grants Manager for the Americas Region

HOPE , Kabul, Afghanistan
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Job Summary

Job Description

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 500 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability and transparency.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Grants Manager will provide support reporting of active grants and processing new potential partners into grantees. This may include identifying deliverables and creating appropriate agreements for field projects. Ensure complete and timely interdepartmental processing to expand current operations. This position will also support the Country Director to identify, screen, and maintain local partnerships alongside the program managers in the field office.


• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

• Coordinate with the field staff, and other units within the department, to ensure program goal, objectives and indicators are coherent with HQ and Donor requirements, and reported appropriately.

• Coordinate with Program Department and any other internal Department in order to develop new proposals according to donors’ template and procedures. Be accountable for the narrative design of any new grant.

• Coordinate with internal departments to ensure due diligence, specifically with Grants and Contracts management department to ensure agreements are fitting to the context and needs of the local partner.

• Ensure that programs’ design matches technical minimum standards and provide team guidance and tools.

• Serves as a liaison with local organizations and other stakeholders.

• Assist in the coordination of detailed plans at the start of funded projects, which is consistent with program documentation (grant document and proposal).

• Ensure and disseminate information on small grant procedures, contracts review protocols and country specific strategy.

• Ensure the compilation, review and submission of timely, compliant and consistent reporting to HQ requirements

• Flag significant deviation from the program implementation plan and estimated expenditures; alert relevant staff.

• Administrative and office support activities such as systematically arranging documents (including MOUs, LOUs, Powers of Attorney, as per established Contract Review Protocol) and grants files.

• Compiling documents according to an established system for audit preparation.

• Assist in compiling and disseminating grant information necessary to other departments and donors.

• Prepare reports on programs for donors.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Minimum 3 years experience

• Bachelor of Languages, Liberal Arts, International Studies, Public Health, English, Business or similar.

• Bilingual (English, Spanish)

• Knowledge of Latin America politics and legislation understanding.

• Writing and communicational skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Please list by bullet point , if needed)

• Project Management certificate, MBA, Communications or Copywriting.

• Resident or available to move to South America.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: **

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.

· Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form, and must be able to travel internationally.

· Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Work environment:

· Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

· Emergency deployments may be in resource-deprived environments with austere living conditions.

· Travel for extended periods may be by air and/or other modes of transportation.

· While international travel is not a regular part of every job, programmatic needs may require it intermittently.

· Project HOPE employees may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship.”

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.