DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining excellence in technical and operational project management and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transitioning countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change.
The Indonesia Inclusive Workforce Development Partnerships (IWDP) Initiative is a five-year, $22.8 million, USAID-funded program that will promote more inclusive economic growth by improving access to workforce and entrepreneurial skills for poor and vulnerable youth. The IWDP team will provide USAID project implementers and workforce stakeholders with technical support, connections, and platforms to help build a more robust and responsive workforce development ecosystem. In addition to management support, capacity building, and coordination, DAI’s technical assistance will include identifying, piloting, and scaling new workforce development approaches and innovations. The ultimate goal of USAID’s inclusive workforce development work is to connect 200,000 poor and vulnerable young Indonesians with learning and livelihood opportunities.
Objectives and Duties:
The Grants Officers will support the Implementing Partner (IP) Manager with the documentation required to support the award of grants in support of the IWDP Initiative. They will also be responsible for supporting the IP Manager in managing the grants portfolio, including liaising with grantees, coordinating with the finance and procurement departments, and other duties as assigned. Two Grants Officers will be selected from the pool of candidates.
Update and audit grant documentation and files, including both hard copy and soft copy files in TAMIS
Administrative duties in support of grant management, including daily sorting of paperwork, filing, photocopying documents as necessary, and scanning documents for storage
Assist the IP Manager in reviewing applications and proposals, by locating or requesting necessary supporting documentation from potential grantees
Maintain financial capability records for each grantee to meet USAID requirements as stated in the IWDP Grants Manual
Provide support to the IP Manager with regards to regular monitoring and tracking of grant budgets, and compiling financial reports
Assist in processing grantee vouchers for payment by assuring necessary documentation is included
Maintain and update logs of grantee status reports
Assist in the preparation and coordination of meetings or workshops with grant recipients, community organizers, or service providers associated with grants management activities
Work with the IWDP finance department to manage grant disbursement and payments
Work with the IWDP procurement department to compete and purchase goods and services in-kind for grantees
High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in related field preferred
At least 2 years work experience in the grants management field, preferably with international donor-funded projects, UN agencies or NGOs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Microsoft office suite
An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and appropriate professional image
An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
Fluency in English is required
BASE OF OPERATIONS:
The Grants Officers will report to the IP Manager.
Interested applicants are invited to send their CV to IWDP_Recruitment@DAI.com. Please send applications as soon as possible, latest 3 February. Applicants are instructed to write “Grants Officer Application – NAME” as the Subject line of their email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.