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USAID’s Civic Engagement Project: Job Announcement

Closing time and date: Monday, October 23, 2017, 13:00

 

The Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is a five year USAID-funded program that strives to achieve two objectives: (1) strengthened influence of civil society organizations (CSOs) on issues of public concerns; and (2) increased and sustained youth engagement in public life in Macedonia. The Project is implemented by East West Management Institute (EWMI), in partnership with four local CSOs: the Foundation for Internet and Society “Metamorphosis”, the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI), the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia (FOSM), and the National Youth Council of Macedonia (NYCM).

The East-West Management Institute (EWMI) is currently hiring:

 

Grants Manager

The Grants Manager will work closely with the finance and grants team to assist and supervise EWMI’s implementing partners in all aspects of their grant-making activities. S/he will report to the Senior Grants Manager. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in grants management and compliance for donor-funded programs, experience with USAID-funded projects preferred;
  • Knowledge of the CSO sector in Macedonia, preferably in the area of democracy and governance;
  • Well organized, detailed oriented, and able to meet strict deadlines;
  • Previous experience preparing grant related documents, including Requests for Applications, grant agreements, and other solicitation documents;
  • Experience organizing grant review committees, managing the review and selection of the received proposals, and negotiating grant budget and scope of work with potential grantees;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of progress in grant-making activities towards achieving CEP’s goals, meeting work plan requirements and M&E targets;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to transfer skills and knowledge to beneficiaries;
  • University level degree in finance, economics, social sciences, or related field; and
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Macedonian or/and Albanian.

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit: (i) a brief cover letter; (ii) a CV that is no longer than three pages; and (iii) the names and contact information for three professional references to: macedoniajobs@ewmi.org.

 

Closing time and date: Monday, October 23, 2017, 13:00  

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted – no calls please.

EWMI does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, age, gender, or sexual orientation. For more information about CEP, please visit CEP’s FB page CEPMacedonia.