Pact seeks a Director of Grants and Contracts for the USAID-funded Strengthening Youth and Women’s Civic Participation Project. The Project aims to increase collaboration, sustainability, and resilience of civil society and independent media to advance the inclusion, participation and leadership of youth and women in Sudan. The activity will apply locally led, problem-driven, adaptive approaches. This program will be starting Y2 of an anticipated five-year activity, with a dramatic shift in the operating context since the program startup in Khartoum in October 2o22. This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with occasional travel in the East Africa region.
Working in close consultation with the Pact’s Washington, D.C. based Grants and Contracts Team and Global Finance Team, the Director of Grants and Contracts will oversee the full cycle grants and procurement processes, including the sub-granting or sub-contracting processes, and ensure compliance with all Pact and USAID rules and regulations. The Director of Grants and Contracts will be accountable for the Project’s compliance and contractual management, will supervise the Project’s Grants and Contracts team and will report to the Chief of Party.