Jordan: Subgrants Officer

Internews Network

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

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.

Note that this position is contingent upon funding. The finalist candidate is subject to USAID approval.

Qualifications

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.

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