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Grants Officer (Talent Pool)

TDEA-FAFEN | Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA)

Job Description

Note: This is a Talent Pool position. Candidates meeting the criteria may submit their job profiles. Our team will be screening your profiles on a rolling basis. In case your profile is shortlisted, our team may contact you as and when a new vacancy will arise.   

Job Purpose

His/her primary responsibility will be to support the implementation of the process of Grant making, financial reviews and monitoring, and subsequent payments, financial reporting and close out in accordance with the project Grants flow delineated in the Grants Manual.

Job Responsibilities:

Grants/Sub-Grants/ Contracts Management:

  • To support processing of all grants in accordance with the Grants Manual and ensure compliance with the Grants Manual, Donor regulations and TDEA Policies.
  • To prepare grant agreements between the Grantees and TDEA for review of Grants Management Lead including budget reviews and negotiations.
  • Review of partner’s financial reports and supporting documentation to ensure the requisite endorsement and documented approvals are available for payment.
  • To disburse funds to grantees according to payment/delivery schedule of grant agreement.
  • To support management with provision of technical assistance to grantees in the areas of finance, HR & Procurement. 
  • To maintain proper auditable documentation with adequate detail about the processed grants.
  • To conduct pre-award assessments (if required) of organizations and document assessment reports in a standard format.
  • To assist Grants Management Lead and program staff in preparing BvAs, Modification letters and close out of grants.
  • To assume responsibilities of other grants staff duties in their absence (leave) as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist in conducting GMC (Grant Management Committee) meeting.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Preferably Master’s degree in Finance (HEC recognized university) with three years of relevant experience or ACCA qualified with three years of relevant experience; or CA Finalist / CA Inter article ship completed from QCR firm.
  • Familiarity with donor’s financial management rules and regulations with respect to contracts will be an advantage;
  • Excellent IT and Communication skills;
  • Detailed orientation, good time management skills and resourcefulness;
  • Fluency in English and Urdu required;

TDEA is an equal opportunity employer –women, minorities, physically disabled/wheel chair users, the blind/visually impaired, speech and hearing impaired and/or persons with any other disabilities who otherwise qualify for the position are encouraged to apply.  TDEA provides accessible work environment to its disabled employees through reasonable accommodations without compromising on the quality of work.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Interviews. Any attempt to influence the hiring process will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate. Females are encouraged to apply. If you know someone who may be suitable for this position, please encourage them to apply and circulate this vacancy widely.

Job Type
Posted On
Min Experience

Full Time

Nov 01, 2021

Jun 30, 2022



Islamabad (with travel to all Pakistan)