Grants & Subcontracts Manager for WASH-FIN 2 Ghana


Company Tetra Tech AR...
Industry International...
Category Accounting
Location Accra
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary GH¢ 
Education University de...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Oct 22, 2023
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Company Profile

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. 

Job Description

The USAID-funded WASH-FIN 2 project in Ghana, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development (International Development Jobs - Tetra Tech), is currently accepting expressions of interest for a Grants & Subcontracts Manager. This position will be located in the main office in Accra.

Position Description/Summary

The WASH-FIN 2 Ghana Grants & Subcontracts Manager will support the implementation of the project’s Grants Under Contract (GUC) activities and local subcontracts activities in Ghana. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of grants and subcontracts in accordance with USAID’s and Tetra Tech’s procedures and policies governing grants and subcontracts, including the solicitation, selection, management, monitoring and closeout phases.


  • Lead the preparation and management of grants and local subcontracts following Tetra Tech Local Subcontracts and Grants Manuals and USAID regulations pertaining to grants and subcontracts management.
  • Assist the Ghana WASH-FIN 2 Technical Team in preparing and issuing RFAs/APS for local grants.
  • Collect grant applications and send confirmation notice to applicants; facilitate the Grants Review and Evaluation Committee (REC) process; participate in and assist with grantee site visits and compliance checks.
  • Lead all pre-award due diligence requirements, including execution of the NUPAS or PARD assessment of potential grantees; prepare grant packages, including Negotiation Memo, Budget, pre-award survey, a draft Grant Agreement and other documents.
  • Prepare local subcontract packages, including RFP, Internal Cost Estimate, Evaluation Matrix, Negotiation Memo, Budget, security checks, draft Subcontract, supporting documentation and other documents.
  • Track the administrative and financial progress of grants and local subcontracts; manage all grant and subcontract-related information to ensure that the files are compliant, up to date, and maintained by following established filing policies.
  • Assess grantee capacity building needs and in developing performance improvement plans to build their capacity in targeted areas.
  • Lead and coordinate Field Office Team in preparing and issuing RFPs for local subcontracts; facilitate the subcontract Bid Review and Evaluation Committee (REC) process by preparing score sheets, circulating RFP to members, and taking notes during committee discussions.
  • Lead any pre-award due diligence measures to confirm preferred bidders are competent to carry out the subcontract Scope of Work.
  • Assist technical staff and local subcontractors in identifying deliverables and drafting timelines for subcontracted work to be integrated into the subcontract payment schedule, if applicable.
  • Receive technical deliverables and distribute to appropriate technical and financial management staff for review and approval.
  • Prepare modifications and/or budget realignments for local subcontracts modifications, and the development of negotiation memos, as necessary.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum university degree in project management, public administration, international development, finance, accounting, business administration, economics, or similar field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a similar position managing grants under contracts and subcontracts.
  • Must have knowledge of USAID rules and regulations regarding grants and procurement.
  • Working knowledge of English, both written and spoken, required.
  • Strong organizational skills and willingness to perform other duties to help accomplish project goals.

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