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Winrock recrute un Grants Manager


Winrock (WI) is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. We pride ourselves as a learning organization that embraces continuous improvement in program results and processes and a culture of accountability.

Position summary

Position Purpose: The Sr. Manager, Awards Management helps direct and supports compliance management of a diverse portfolio of awards which includes contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements from a broad set of funders.

Position Overview: This position works with staff from across Winrock to support and recommend improvements to award related workflows and helps develop and implement systems to strengthen overall compliance with award terms and conditions, applicable regulations, and WI policy.  Supervises; researches and interprets award compliance requirements; advises staff on appropriate solutions; and helps in the development of training, guidance documents, and other tools.

This position reports to the Home Office and is not project based. The hours for this position are usual Dakar business hours but will require two to three meetings with the home office each week.

Position responsibilities

Major Responsibilities

  • Provides guidance and identifies training needs to ensure award functions are implemented consistently across the global organization.
  • Coordinates with contract and program staff to develop, analyze, revise, amend, review and support negotiations of contract documents, including contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, subawards, grants under contract (GUCs) and FAR-governed subcontracts, ensuring the best possible terms for Winrock.
  • Prepares and delivers award briefs to staff and subs, advising them on award compliance requirements.
  • Reviews sub agreements and modifications, including consultant agreements; notifies director of problems and risks; and takes the lead in researching disputes concerning contractual issues.
  • Reviews prior approval, consent to subcontract, and waiver requests prior to submission to ensure the appropriate award/regulatory clauses are cited and the justification is well-supported.
  • Researches and interprets funder rules and regulations and recommends risk mitigation strategies and solutions to program staff.
  • As requested, visit field offices to assess compliance and support system strengthening and review to ensure organization of required documentation.
  • Remains current on changes within the industry through resource sites, publications, and continuing education, and provides training and refresher sessions on pertinent topics.
  • Acts as the “compliance go-to person” and provides guidance and advice to program staff on compliance issues and questions.
  • Develops and delivers training, tools, and other guidance documents.
  • Projects a qualified appearance and cooperative attitude, maintains high ethical standards of integrity, and respects confidentiality in representing Winrock International to always ensure a professional representation.
  • Works across Winrock to identify areas for improving knowledge management, sharing tools, and improving field focus for awards management.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

Position qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Business Administration, International Affairs, English, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a business setting or work in a regulatory environment, including experience in U.S. government grants and contract management, required.
  • Experience working with international development organizations in a headquarters or field environment preferred.
  • Previous training development and delivery experience preferred.
  • Computer/Technical Skills: Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communications skills including writing, editing, and proof-reading required.
  • Language: Fluency in English is required.
  • Required Travel: Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
  • Working Hours: Must be able to participate in two (2) one (1)-hour meetings with the home office each week from 9-10pm Manila time.

Position-Specific Skills

  • Proficient knowledge of U.S. government acquisition and assistance regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and 2 CFR 200; experience with USAID, the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), USDA, and/or DOL preferred.
  • Knowledge of international/multilateral funder requirements, such as those for World Bank, Asia Development Bank preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate contractual risk while balancing needs of project teams, organization, and funder.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment; ability to work collaboratively across a matrixed organization.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills, including workflow management, coordinating a variety of tasks simultaneously, and demonstrating flexibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze regulations and interpret and apply contractual principles.
  • Ability to manage priorities while maintaining attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

Only Senegal citizens are eligible to apply for this role.


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  • Date d'expiration: 15 janvier 2023
  • Emplacement: Anywhere
  • Titre d'emploi: Grants Manager

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