Accounting & Business Management Jobs in Ethiopia 2024

Full Time

Website Research Triangle Institute(RTI) International

Accounting & Business Management Jobs in Ethiopia 2024

Overview of the Organisation

With more than 30 years of expertise, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) has helped the public, commercial, and community sectors. RTI is an independent, not-for-profit research institution with headquarters in North Carolina, USA. It employs over 5,000 people and has expertise working on international development projects all over the world. Within the International Development Group, RTI’s Sustainable Growth & Resilience (SG&R) technical section brings together RTI specialists and skills in the areas of food security, agriculture, energy, environment, water, governance, and economic opportunity. SG&R will take use of RTI’s technological solutions and multisectoral programming design and delivery expertise to address climate change, foster resilience, and advance global economic development.

The Global Food Security and Agriculture portfolio of SG&R aims to address the twin burden of malnutrition worldwide, develop agricultural markets, and include women and youth as vital leaders of the on- and off-farm workforce. By reducing hunger in all its manifestations, strengthening food systems, fostering resilience, and involving the next generation of food security leaders, RTI’s work is contributing to these goals. Currently, RTI is collaborating on about 30 projects across East Africa, some of which are focused on market systems development in Kenya and private sector-driven agricultural growth in Rwanda.

Overview of the Project

The goal of the Feed the Future Ethiopia Transforming agricultural initiative is to make nutritious meals more accessible, especially to women and children, by enhancing the food and agricultural system’s resilience, inclusivity, and competitiveness in Ethiopia. Over the next five years, Feed the Future Ethiopia Transforming Agriculture is expected to generate up to 40% more revenue from agriculture. The initiative must closely cooperate with other USAID-funded programmes in the food and agricultural sector in order to achieve its objectives.

Description of the Position

For the Ethiopia Feed the Future Transforming Agriculture project, RTI is looking for a Grants Manager. The Catalytic Investment Portfolio (CIP) grants program will be managed and implemented by the grants manager. The CIP will provide funds in three categories—innovation, capacity building, and impact—and collaborate with smallholder farmers, businesses, and rural consumers. The daily oversight, direction, and supervision of all grant money and activities will be overseen by this role. The Deputy Chief of Party-Operations will be the position’s supervisor, and it will be headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Your main duties will consist of, but not be limited to:

With input and supervision from the DCoP-Operation, Chief of Party, FtFETA Senior Management Team, and RTI Office of Contracts, develop the grants management program.
Comply with grant-making requirements by carrying out grant activity reporting, budget and program monitoring, and other operational tasks.
Assist grantees and technical teams in adhering to work plan timelines and maintaining award compliance.
Oversee the subcontracting and grants administration process for neighborhood organizations, including the tracking, approval, and assessment of grant proposals.
Ensure that all required grant paperwork has an audit trail and keep grant financial management files up to date.
Ensure that all grant spending is tracked, that timely financial payments are made, that grant financial management procedures are followed, and that frequent reports on grant status are given.
As needed, provide technical support to help local partners and grantees develop their capability.
Examine grantee financial spending reports for correctness and compliance with the SOW and budget, as well as evaluate technical and financial recommendations from local organizations, including yearly budget negotiations.
Answering to: Party-Operations Deputy Chief

Classification: J/10

Position Location: Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa


Qualifications and Skills Needed:

  • a bachelor’s degree and eight years of experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience, and a master’s degree in accounting, business management, or a similar discipline and six years of experience.
  • It is necessary to have at least 6 years of relevant job experience in finance and grants administration, with the preference being for at least 2 years of experience managing grant portfolios between USD $5–$10 million.
  • Prior experience working on grant programs with USAID is necessary.
  • shown capacity to function under duress and with many demands at once.
  • outstanding interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • the capacity to work and travel around Ethiopia in sometimes challenging environments.
  • Work experience in Ethiopia is necessary.

How to Apply

Candidates that meet the requirements may apply by clicking this link: Manager of Grants

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