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Position Title Grants and Contracts Officer, Nepal (Local Candidates Only)
Requisition Number 15-0149
Post Date 8/19/2015
City Nepalgunj
Description Please Note: There are three (3) total openings for this role.

Pact, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is implementing a USAID-funded project, Sajhedari Bikaas, aimed at empowering local communities to direct their own development in the Mid and Far West Regions of Nepal. Pact has an immediate need for highly competent Nepali citizens to fill the following positions:

Summary: The G&C Officer will support a wide range of grant and contracting functions, including grant management, project procurements, and funding and liquidation processes. The incumbent will work closely with the G&C team to ensure efficient implementation of grants, subcontracts, other agreements, and project compliance and financial management. S/he will conduct training for counterparts on sub-contract management, compliance, and financial and procurement processes. The G&C Officer reports to the G&C Manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare and negotiate subcontracts, purchase agreements, independent consultant agreements, teaming agreements, and modifications as needed. Coordinate with program staff in preparing SOWs and submitting all documents for signature.
• Work with senior program management to ensure efficient implementation of contracts and cooperative agreements and field grants; monitor the logistical flow of contract and grant implementation by HQ and field managers.
• Work closely with counterparts to strengthen financial and operational grant management processes.
• Conduct training for contracted partners on how to manage financial and operational grant processes.
• Draft subcontracts, purchase agreements, and modifications.
• Review agreements and contracts to ensure necessary approval and compliancy requirements are met.
• Review of compliancy, regulations, deliverables, and implementation procedures and/or identify challenges.
• Ensure G&C records are complete, accurate, and filed (electronic and hard copies) properly.
• Serve as primary data input representative for Serenic and CRM.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent in a relevant field
• A minimum of 3 years of experience providing agreement support for USAID or other USG-funded programs
• Demonstrated familiarity with USAID requirements, including the FAR, ADS (and in particular 22CFR226), and OMB Circular A122
• Demonstrated familiarity with both acquisition and assistance instruments
• Demonstrated familiarity with grant-making processes and procedures
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Good analytical skills
• Ability and willingness to work in a challenging and dynamic environment
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically on short notice
• Strong communication skills

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV (3 Page Maximum) to PactNepalRecruit@pactworld.org. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Phone calls will not be accepted.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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