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Senior Grants and Contracts Analyst

Washington D.C. (United States of America)

Based in Washington D.C. the Senior Grants and Contracts Analyst contributes to the overall contractual and financial management of the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) sub-awards, contracts and compliance. This may include overseeing subaward agreements and invoices, ensuring all contractual documents comply with OMB/USAID regulations and Jhpiego’s policies and regulations, and assisting MCSP teams with implementation of financial and regulatory requirements. This position liaises closely with the financial and programmatic teams.


•Analyze grant and subaward requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and Jhpiego/JHU policies and procedures

•Provide contractual and regulatory interpretation and analysis to other administrative and programmatic departments, especially those areas related to compliance and risk mitigation

•Monitor and analyze sub-recipient budgets, obligations and invoices to determine burn rates and funding needs based on program activities

Support compliance with U.S. Government (USG) contracting requirements by researching changes in USG regulations and advising on appropriate corporate implementation or response.

•Act as contractual liaison to internal and external constituencies, collaborators, donors, etc., as necessary

•Understand and interpret contractual terms and conditions, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), AIDAR and other regulatory clauses/provisions for staff. Develop and provide training to staff on contracts-relevant topics and policy manual

•For US and non-US sub-recipients, review pre-award due diligence, negotiate terms and conditions, execute sub-agreements and modifications, and monitor sub-recipient financial reporting and USG compliance

•Review Sub-awardees prior approval request packet for submission to USAID with proper analysis to sub-awardees proposed budget and budget narrative to check for comprehensiveness

•Coordinate and maintain documentation for award compliance such as environmental, Institutional Review Board, Open Data Policy, Trainet and other requirements

•Develop templates, tools and training materials. Deliver domestic and international training as necessary and provide support to local and regional trainers

•Organize regular trainings to Jhpiego staff and MCSP sub-recipients on contractual and program finance topics

•Supervise junior financial staff

Required Qualifications:

•BA or BS in Finance, Business or a related field

•4 years financial or cost management experience required

•5-7 years cost management experience with multi-office and multi-national international development organization preferred

•Prior supervisory experience

•Experience with international, non-profit organizations (larger than $10M), as well as a multi-office, multi-national environment

•Direct supervision of staff with excellent general management skills particularly in facilitation, team building and coordination

•Extensive subaward and financial management experience, with at least five years at a mid- management level, working with USAID and other international donor agencies

•Demonstrates leadership and management style that works in cooperation with others who represent a wide range of interests and needs

•Experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, cash flow analysis, budget development and forecasting

•Ability to work independently and possess excellent problem solving skills

•Comfortable with a team approach to management and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously in a fast-paced complex team environment

•Excellent general management skills particularly in facilitation, team building and coordination

•Strong problem solving skills and ability to thrive in environment of changing deadlines and priorities

•Strong decision making skills and results-oriented approach

•Strong interpersonal communication skills and a real team player

•Works well under pressure

•Excellent organizational, presentation and verbal and written communications skills

•Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality

•Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities

•Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment

Preferred Qualifications:

•Advanced degree in Public Policy, Finance or Business

•Advanced knowledge of database functions and financial systems

•Prior work experience managing USAID-funded international development programs

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For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package. Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Jhpiego - Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Procurement
    • Legal - Broad
    • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-31

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