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Position:                               Grant Expert

No. of Positions:                  1

Base of Operations:             Lahore - Pakistan

Period of Performance:        August 2019 to March 2021                         

  Introduction

A public sector funded project, working for the development of selective value chains in horticulture sector, is inviting applications for the position of Grant Expert on contract basis to be based at Lahore.This is a mid-level position reporting to the Team Lead.

Overview

The Grant Expert will be responsible for the overall Grant component of the projectand will report to Team Lead of the project in the head office, Lahore.

 Scope of Work

The Grant Expert will be responsible for grant implementation regarding Horticulture value Chainsin accordance with activity design as per project concept. Following are the main tasks;

Specific Tasks:

  • Ensure that all grant activities are properly documented from the start of implementation to grant closedown.
  • Facilitate grantee and concerned team to resolve issues that arise during grant implementation.
  • Schedule meetings to define roles, responsibilities and timelines for grantees.
  • Generate and review all aspects of grant agreements with grantees and ensure all activities are implemented in line with the activity design
  • Manage the grant staff, including overseeing all staff issues and workflow.
  • Ensure timely completion of all grants within the time frame of grants
  • Adjust work plans as needed to achieve the deliverables defined within the assigned time (annual/quarters work plans.)
  • Any other task assigned by team Leader relevant to the assigned job.

Relevant Experience:

  • University degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in grants management or in a similar role required.
  • Relevant experience working in Development agency on contract in a similar role is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with communities, civil society and the local government.
  • Experience with grants or small grants under contract programs required
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office suite) required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • English language fluency required.
  • Ability to speak local languages is highly preferred.




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