Grants Manager

Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Rwanda Orora Wihaze project, which will promote the production, processing, distribution, and commercialization of animal-source foods to increase the availability and consumption of protein. Orora Wihaze will ultimately seek to improve the dietary diversity of pregnant and lactating women and children aged 6-23 months.

Grants Manager – The Grants Manager will oversee grants management for the project and is responsible for managing relationships with program grantees including grant application and selection process, contract and deliverable management, and funding management.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in international development, finance, business, civil society management or other relevant field and at least 6 years of relevant experience managing grants for international development programs, and knowledge and expertise of local civil society organizations working in livestock development and nutrition. Experience managing grants for USAID programs required.

How To Apply:
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to RwandaJobs@abtassoc.com.

Please include the title of the position and “Orora Wihaze” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 July 2017. 

All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Rwandan nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
Source: Rwanda Jobs