Internews is seeking a Subgrants Officer for a USAID-funded media support and civil society initiative with the general goal of further strengthening independent media and civil society in Jordan. The Subgrants Officer will ensure the successful execution of Internews grants and will be responsible for maintaining effective and productive relationships with local media outlets and civil society organizations, including core partners, sub-grantees, and small grants recipients.
Internews has a field office in Jordan. Ultimately, this role will be based in Amman, Jordan. Wherever possible, we work to try to find solutions for international hiring that work for both the company and the candidate. This means that some of the particulars around the offer for a role will be dependent on several factors, and that the benefits and salary structure that apply to a position will ultimately be based upon the candidate’s location and where the role is hired.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.
This is a limited term position with an anticipated end date in March 2027.
OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A CULTURE OF BELONGING
We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people . Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are an EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.
DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:
Support organizations receiving grants from the project in the proper management of their grants.
Establish all subgrants procedures and mechanisms.
Manage project partners’ subgrants and alert the Internews Jordan leadership regarding any performance or financial reporting issues.
Ensure technical, financial, and administrative compliance with Internews’ and donors’ subgrant management/reporting procedures.
Analyze narrative and financial reports as well as supporting documents for expenses incurred in the context of grants awarded by Internews during the project’s lifecycle.
Provide and supervise training and capacity building activities to subgrantees on financial reporting procedures and mechanisms.
Maintain communication and relationship with local partners, make sure of media stakeholders’ involvement in the project, and ensure partners’ feedback is included in project management.
Ensure timely financial reporting and effective collaboration with relevant Internews staff.
Any other related duties assigned by the supervisor to ensure program success;
In all duties, an understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values .
QUALIFICATIONS WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
A degree in business administration/management, accounting, or social sciences.
More than five years of professional experience in grants management, partnerships, and/or capacity building of local partners.
Experience in managing subgrants.
Experience working on USAID-funded projects, especially reporting mechanisms; and extensive knowledge of USAID rules and regulations for grants and subgrants management.
Knowledge of and experience in working with local partners, especially media outlets and civil society organizations.
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English is required.
Ability and permission to work and reside in Jordan.
Proven interpersonal and networking skills.
Strong team building and communication skills.
Note: Candidates who do not have these preferred qualifications, but are interested and willing to learn, are encouraged to apply.
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