VSO Nepal

Grants Specialist - PARIWARTAN Project

VSO Nepal

Grants Specialist - PARIWARTAN Project

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local …

Grants Specialist - PARIWARTAN Project

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Location: Nepal
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Fixed Term
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 16 Jun 2023
Interview date: as soon as possible
Start date: as soon as possible

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

Grants Specialist will be involved in reviewing, analyzing and compiling financial reports from partners, budget management and financial reporting of the project, checking day to day expenditures, maintaining books of accounts and making payments of the project, conducting orientation and capacity building of partners.

Ideal Applicant Summary

Essential:

Technical Accounting Expertise - Fully qualified (or with final papers) Accountant (ACCA, ACA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)) or MBA/MBS or Bachelor’s degree in related subject with significant Grant Management experience.

Skilled financial accountant with knowledge of financial management of restricted donor funding, reporting, procurement procedures, grant management, grant equipment, donor rules and regulations for non-profit organizations.

Strong leadership experience in budget management (including project budgets), financial planning and analysis. Knowledge of Internal, External and Project Audit. Coordinates financial auditing in closed consultation with donor agencies and consortium partners.

Line Management – experience of managing staff with the ability to develop, coach and motivate a high performing team and empower others to apply good grant management principles.

Communication and Influencing Skills - Strong written and verbal communication skills - able to listen, analyze, present, consult, negotiate with confidence and obtain stakeholder engagement. Able to effectively communicate complex financial information to a wide range of audiences and experience of remote and cross-cultural communication, demonstrating sensitivity to cultural and language differences.

Financial Business Partnering - Service oriented, customer focused approach. Experience of working in and understanding a global organization, using knowledge to analyses and interpret financial information to support management.

Financial and Risk Management - Strong financial and risk management skills (including ability to understand and work with restricted funds and full cost recovery concepts, and project funding issues); understanding of financial management policy and excellent budget monitoring and management skills.

Financial and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly. Use of accounting software and reporting packages with preference to SUN system.

Values - Commitment to VSO’s work and values particularly being able to work in a way that empowers others and transfers skills.

Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in a rural area in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.

Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Desirable:

  • Project management experience.
  • Engaging with volunteers and their management.
  • Competencies and Behavior

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepalese
Contract: National

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This job has expired.

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