Closing Date: Friday, 23 March 2012
RTI International is recruiting for the position of Grants and Operations Manager in anticipation of a five-year innovations in agriculture program in Kenya. The program will focus on harnessing innovation for cutting-edge results in selected agricultural value chains through private sector strategies to impact household incomes and/or nutrition. This program goal will be achieved through: testing, cultivating, and adapting innovations which further the Feed the Future Strategy in Kenya and promote opportunities for women, youth, and vulnerable populations; support broad adoption of innovative approaches across target population s; generate sustainable and scalable private sector solutions; identify and promote innovations with the potential for cross national and/or global adoption; and identify and support Kenya for-profit and not-for-profit entities in agricultural value chains.
The Grants and Operations Manager will oversees the management of the grants under contracts program. Responsible for the operations, accounting and financial functions for the program to ensure compliance with USAID regulations. Qualifications: Masters Degree in accounting, business, finance, or a relevant discipline and a minimum of 5 years in finance/accounting. Five years experience managing grants and compliance on large, complex programs, preferably USAID-funded.
How to apply:
Please email cover letter and CV to KenyaGovernance@rti.org . Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. This position does not attract international allowances. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:23rd March 2012