Tulinde Tusome project is aligned with Plan Kenya’s Country Strategic Plan and the organisation’s Child Centred Community Development (CCCD) approach which upholds that all children have the same universal human rights, and that communities are powerful when they act together. The main purpose of this position is to support and manage the implementation of the project activities in line with the approved project documents (project proposal and outlines) in line with donor requirements. The project’s ultimate outcome is improved access to protective and quality school and community environments for children, particularly vulnerable girls and boys, in Kwale and Kilifi Counties.
Dimensions of the Role
The purpose of this post is to support the Grants Management team in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position involves supporting award information management and compliance with systems and processes. Under the direction of the Senior Project Manager (Tulinde Tusome Project), the Grants Officer will be responsible for supporting the team to adhere to all grants management obligations pertaining internally within Plan and externally with donors. This role will work closely with the Grants Manager, Senior Project Manager (Tulinde Tusome Project), Project Manager (Tulinde Tusome Project) and project accountant (Tulinde Tusome Project) on financial and narrative reporting, monitoring and analysis and compliance processes.
Portfolio management and strategy
Compliance (systems, processes, donor)
Monitoring and analysis
Communicating with impact, negotiation and coordination
Internal – high contact:
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Educational Qualification and Experience
Skills specific to the post: