The Grants Manager is responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective management of grants and contract-related activities for a program or division. Working closely with external partners and CI staff, s/he provides oversight and management of grant making activities including planning and application activities, contracting, day-to-day administration, reporting, and close-out.
The Grants Manager reviews grants applications, proposals, agreements and related grants data and ensures the accuracy of information in the grants system/database. S/he performs financial monitoring of grant activities, reviews financial reports submitted by partners and generates timely internal and external financial and related reports. The Grants Manager works to minimize risk to CI and reviews grants-related activities for accuracy, completeness and compliance with CI and grantor policies and procedures. S/he provides follow up on any issues identified during the monitoring and review process and assists with training and capacity building efforts.
The Grants Manager is a key information resource responsible for ensuring effective communications with all key stakeholders. S/he compiles information and responds to requests from partners and program and HQ staff and maintains complete, accurate and up-to-date filing and tracking systems.
This position does not supervise staff and duties are performed under general supervision