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Washington D.C

CARE USA is looking for a Sr. Manager for USG Grants, Contracts & Donor Compliance who plays a significant role in donor compliance oversight and assurance with USG donors and provides advice and interpretation of USG donor rules and regulations pertaining to CARE program implementation and risk management. The Sr. Manager will work in close consultation with Global Operations and the Office of General Counsel to ensure that CARE’s USG contracts and grants proposals and operational portfolio complies with USG regulations in all phases of the program management cycle. The Sr. Manager will contribute to building organizational capacity and technical knowledge of contracts and sub contracts regulations and requirements and will work with the DC team to build greater capability in grants and sub grants management across the organization.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Provide knowledge expertise, guidance and technical support in area of USG contracts and grants administration and management to CO, RMU, and HQ teams by maintaining current, up-to-date knowledge and understanding of all regulatory, statutory and administrative requirements for USG donors including USAID, OFDA, CDC, DOL, Department of State and other US federal programs
• Manage review process for USG funded contracts, subcontracts, grants and sub grants to ensure compliance, reasonableness, and consistency with regulations and policy
• In consultation with DCAU team and Global Operations staff, support staff and partner training and other capacity building initiatives related to USG agreements and sub agreements including development of technical training materials and curricula, tools and formats, on line and self-study resources for all phases of the agreement and sub agreement management cycle
• Develop guidance, manuals, templates and quality management processes for implementation and monitoring of USG funded agreements and sub agreements
• Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications (Know-How):
• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Contracts Management or JD/LLD or equivalent work experience
• 7-10 years of experience demonstrating knowledge of international nonprofit grants and contract management practices
• Demonstrated experience managing USAID or other USG contracts in an international context
• Previous experience in the design and implementation of USG compliance programs
• Financial accounting, budgeting and procurement operations including expertise in cost accounting and GAO Cost Accounting Standards (48 CFR 9903 and 48 CFR 9904)
• Knowledge of FAR, AIDAR, USG Code of Federal Regulations (i.e. 2CFR200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards and 2CFR700)
• Training/Facilitation skills
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Microsoft office and internet search computer skills including advance Excel

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.
CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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  • Organization: CARE - USA
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication
    • Procurement
    • International Relations
    • Legal - Broad
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Closing Date: 2016-03-18

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