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Two (2) vacancies: local HIV and AIDS networking organisation
Deadline: 30 May 2012

1. Grants Manager

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the National Director, the Grants Manager is responsible for some the following:

1.Coordinating the grants application process.
2.Monitoring the administration of post-award grants, coordinating inputs from the compliance, finance and programme teams and ensuring that budgeting,
administration policies and procedures are being adhered to.
3.Communicating information to member organisations regarding upcoming grant rounds.
4.Coordinating the planning and preparation of grant proposals.
5.Liaising with funding partners, including the Global Fund (GF) Principal Recipient regarding availability and allocation of resources.
6.Providing administrative support to the Grants Technical Review Committee.
7.Liaising with National Monitoring & Evaluation mechanisms to ensure appropriate reporting.
8.Developing and maintaining specialised databases and systems for appropriate grants management.
9.Overseeing all activities carried out by members of the department.
10.Any other duties related to the above, as assigned by the National Director.

Personnel Specification
A Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or related field.
A Finance/Accounting qualification would be an added advantage.
At least 5 years experience in NGO or HIV and AIDS related work.
Proven experience in grants management and reporting.
Experience in programme design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
Exceptional report writing skills and relevant computer skills.
Strong analytical skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Ability to network with funding agencies and other stakeholders.
Ability to respond rapidly to emerging situations and meet regular deadlines.
Have leadership qualities and overall responsibility for the department.

2. Internal Auditor

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the National Director, the Internal Auditor is responsible for some of the following:

1.Preparation of annual audit plans for ZAN and all its projects.
2.Conducting comprehensive audit of financial reports and projects and conducting special, surprise and operations audits when required.
3.Conducting financial audits of sub-grants and contracts with partner organisations.
4.Conduct pre-grant assessment and re-assessments of grant recipients.
5.Advising management on specific donor, taxation and government requirements.
6.Recommending improvements in the accounting procedures and internal controls in order to minimise risks of errors, losses and fraud.
7.Provide internal audit support to GFATM recipients and non-recipients within ZAN membership.
8.Ensuring that the accounting systems and procedures adopted for the safeguarding of assets, maintaining of records and accounting are adhered to.
9.Coordinating external audits.
10.Coordinating the following up of external audit recommendations.

Personnel Specification
A Bachelor of Accountancy Degree, a B.Com Accounting degree PLUS
Be a Certified Internal Auditor
At least 5 years experience preferably but not exclusively in an NGO environment
Proven experience in internal auditing
Strong analytical skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

NB: People living with HIV are encouraged to apply.

In return, the organization offers competitive salaries commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates who meet the stated specifications should submit applications, together with detailed CVs, indicating the position applied for, by the 30th May 2012 to:

The Human Resources & Administration Department,
No 154 Samora Machel Avenue West, Belvedere, Harare

Or email: recruitment [at] zan [dot] co [dot] zw

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