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Sub Grants Officer


Published by Jobstanzania on 12:20:00 pm

Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) has been awarded by the US Centres for Diseases Prevention and Control (CDC) funds to implement the Project ‘Strengthening the Quality, Accessibility, and Sustainability of the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) in United Republic of Tanzania under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The goal of the project is empowering the National Health Laboratory System (NHLS) in the country to achieve and monitor progress towards the UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals.

THPS will support national lab systems strengthening through this five-year award in the following key areas:

  1. Implementation of continuous quality improvement (CQI) on HIV rapid testing to increase access and improve the quality of HIV rapid testing at all levels.
  2. Increase access to HIV early infant diagnosis (EID) and TB testing at all levels.
  3. Increase availability and use of laboratory data to inform improved patient management, healthcare provision, programs and policy decision making.
  4. Implementation and provision of technical assistance (TA) on establishing a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and using laboratory generated data in all laboratories.


THPS is currently seeking highly experienced, committed and motivated Tanzanians to fill in the following positions:


POSITION TITLE: Sub Grants Officer (1 position)
REPORTS TO: Sub Grants Manager (THPS)
LOCATION: Central Office Dar Es Salaam (with frequent field travel up to 75%)

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:
To focus on all issues related to sub awardees efficient management of THPS funds and to monitor the financial and administrative systems for proper utilization of such funds. S/He will work with selected NGOs/ and other THPS sub grantees in building their capacity towards compliance and efficiency in managing donor funds including timely reporting. Under the leadership of the subs manager s/he will facilitate and coordinate the subs budgeting process and provide ongoing feedback to the THPS on the implementation of the subs work plans.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in assessing the financial and administrative requirement for the sub awardees.
  • Adapt administrative and financial policies and procedures for the sub awardees which includes; manuals, user guides and templates to be compliant with donor and THPS requirements
  • Provide training and technical support to sub awardees staff to improve administrative and financial systems by using THPS management tools and general management of fund procedures.
  • Ensure consistent application of THPS financial and administrative policies/standards, as well as donor, and THPS rules and regulations
  • Act as resource person for tracking and monitoring systems, reporting policies and procedures to sub awardees
  • Ensure that sub awardees provide their reports accurately and on time
  • Monitoring of sub awardees invoices and advances from THPS
  • Monitor the need for external audits of sub awardees, and manage the audit as needed
  • Coordinate with THPS finance staff and field finance managers to correct sub awardees account errors and improve systems
  • Train new sub awardees staff on matters related with financial management and perform project financial review
  • Assist in provision of procedures for sub awardees closing by making sure that all steps and regulations are followed properly
  • Supervise and train the Sub Award Finance Staff in CDC rules and regulations and the Financial Reporting. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required: Bachelors degree or equivalent in Accountancy, Finance or related subjects from a recognized institution
  • Required: CPA, ACCA or other equivalent professional certification will be an added advantage
  • Required: At least four years experience at similar position. Experience working for an NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Required: Knowledge in Accounting packages
  • Required: Fluency in using computer applications including Microsoft Office
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision


How to apply:
Interested applicants should send an email to hr.thps@gmail.com attaching application cover letter one page maximum and CV four pages maximum by April 16 th 2018 with a subject line for example: Sub Grants Officer or Administrative Officer Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

THPS is an equal opportunity employer; Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS and People with Disability are encouraged to apply.

This announcement is also available on THPS Official Website

Source: The Guardian April 09, 2018


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