workinafrica Grants Manager CNFA
Industry: Agriculture
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 05 June 2015

CNFA’s mission is to stimulate economic growth and improve rural livelihoods in the developing world by empowering the private sector.

Grants Manager


CNFA is currently accepting applications for technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded Harmonized Seed Regulations in the Southern Africa Development Community.  The purpose of the project is to provide technical assistance for implementation of the Southern Africa Development Community  (SADC) Harmonized Seed Regulations (HSR) in Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.   The contract focuses on implementation of the Technical Agreements on Harmonization of Seed Regulations in the SADC Region as defined in this RFP on Seed Variety Testing, Registration and Release, Seed Certification and Quality Assurance and Quarantine and Phytosanitary Measures for Seed.



First degree in related field is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
Seven (7) years of experience in grants management
Experience in the Southern Africa region is required;
Experience working on USAID funded projects is preferred;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Fluency in English is required; knowledge of local languages is preferred.


Monitor all grant and subcontract implementation activities to ensure compliance with USAID guidelines, ensuring that program staff and grantees understand and adhere to relevant USAID and CNFA grant and subcontract policies Create training tools to help build capacity for sub-awardees, Identify issues and risks related to sub-award/sub-contracts and program implementation Assist in preparation of grants reports.

Job Locations Availability

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    Zambia - Lusaka

Required Skills

  • Management
  • Administrative Management
  • Good Judgment
  • Credit Management