Tuesday , January 31 2023

Ngopulse Opportunities – Sub-Awards Specialist

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

Sonke provides funding to external organisations as part of its project implementation activities.  The Sub-Awards Specialist will be responsible for managing the sub-award process with a focus on reducing risks to Sonke by assessing the partners’ ability to implement the project, manage funding and work with project managers to monitor sub-recipients, as well as assist with capacity building.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determine appropriate sub-award mechanisms for contractual agreements with partners.
  • Provide training to Sonke staff on sub-award management procedures.
  • Review proposed sub-award budgets and programme activities to determine if budgeted amounts and timelines are appropriate.
  • Monitor, develop and implement corrective action plans for sub-recipients.
  • Review and update sub-recipient pre-award assessment tools and operating procedures to ensure tools are appropriate.
  • Conduct pre-award assessments for each sub-award and determine risk rating for each sub-award.
  • Provide orientation to sub-recipients on management of funds, processing of documentation and reporting, as well as preparations for audits.
  • Determine the most appropriate and cost-effective method of conducting the pre-award assessment.
  • Conduct follow-up post-award assessments to keep assessment ratings current.
  • Review donor requirements for sub-award management and develop a plan to ensure compliance with donor requirements
  • Work with sub-recipients to address high-risk issues from the pre-award assessment.
  • Work with the project manager to identify where capacity building or technical assistance is required.
  • Conduct pre-award assessments based on donor and Sonke’s operating procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity building to address risk in relation to pre-award assessments and project deliverables.
  • Establish monitoring and follow-up requirements based on the results of the pre-award.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years NGO experience.
  • Minimum 5 years equivalent experience in a similar capacity in grant management or sub-award management.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize time and work effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English skills and preferably, but not required, another SA language.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Pays attention to detail, displays a high level of integrity, able to multi-task, is deadline driven.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, auditing, finance or related discipline. A Postgraduate degree would be advantageous.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasking simultaneously whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Strong multi-tasking & problem-solving skills with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent computer skills, with high proficiency in Microsoft Office, Pastel Evolution, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work across diverse cultural backgrounds.

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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