Global Communities

Grants Manager, Sri Lanka

2 weeks ago
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Sri Lanka


Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

Global Communities is seeking a qualified and experienced Grants Manager for the USAID Sri Lanka Social Cohesion and Reconciliation project. The project will be designed to positively transform relationships across traditional lines of division and foster the development of a common national identity among all Sri Lankans by supporting institutions, processes and stakeholders at the national, sub-national and community level—strengthening Sri Lankan-led efforts to build a more inclusive, cooperative, and resilient society to promote longer term reconciliation and peace.

This position is contingent upon award.


The Grants Manager will administer grants and procurement process related to subawards. S/He will finalize, manage selected sub-grantees and ensure that the implementing partner and sub-partners are compliance with the USAID policies and procedures.

 Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead the solicitation, disbursement and management processes to local sub-grantees and contractors.
  • Establish and manage the grant/procurement application, review and approval, implementation, and close out processes and ensure proper documentation.
  • Review all grant/procurement activities for compliance with program policies and USG regulations.
  • Monitor and report on implementation and performance of program subawards.
  • Report to the Deputy Chief of Party and work closely with Global Communities grants and administration units on program-related matters.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, social sciences or related field. Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least five (5) years’ of work experience in similar donor funded programs managing finances and administration for large programs. USAID experience preferred;
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID procurement policies, procedures, and ADS requirements;
  • Demonstrated ability to form effective and productive relationships with stakeholder counterparts, in order to achieve program objectives;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Tamil and/or Sinhalese


Citizens and residents of Sri Lanka are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent upon award. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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