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20-238: Senior Grants Officer
Country:Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC
Department:Grants Management
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

JOB SUMMARY: The overall role and responsibility of the Senior Grants Officer is to provide cradle to grave grant, contracts, cooperative agreement, and sub award support to international programs ensuring compliance with general donor regulations, grant specific requirements and International Medical Corps’ policies and procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:


• Review donor awards, memorandum of understanding, teaming agreements, sub- agreements, contracts, and donor request letters and mitigate risks;

• Research, interpret and provide guidance on donor regulations for inter- departments;

• Ensure compliance with donor regulations and IMC’s policies and procedures for relevant agreements and advise staff/management on compliance issues;

• Facilitate the agreement routing process to ensure timely inter-department review and completion;

• Assist with assessment of subrecipient’s organizational capacity, including but not limited to the technical and financial capacity, internal controls, risk analysis and establish risk mitigation plans;

• Assist with developing subaward agreements, modifications and closeouts in compliance with donor regulations;

• Assist the operations departments to ensure compliance with donor reporting as per donor requirements;

• Provide support for proposal application/development, inclusive of completing organizational assessment and organizational certification and assurances;

• Assist with preparation for external audits, and assist in addressing internal and/or external audit queries;

• Maintain key related documentation in the files for Grants/Contracts, MOUs, Teaming Agreements, Sub Awards, and other relevant documents;

• Maintain donor and sub award information in both Agreement Review Management System (ARMS), Field Activity Management System (FAM), and other systems as required.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If a staff see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then the staff has an obligation to report.

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.


• 5+ years of the relevant working experience with US Federal European donor grants/contracts, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

• Typically a Bachelor's degree in related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

• Knowledge of FAR, AIDAR, OMB circulars, ECHO, UNHCR, DFID requirements, and other applicable rules and regulations regarding implementation of donor awards

• Demonstrated expertise with researching, interpreting, and applying donor regulations.

• Demonstrated management and organizational skills - especially with time- sensitive work.

• Ability to compose reports in an organized, logical, and concise manner.

• Proficiency in second language (other than English) preferred but not required