Sr. Grants and Contracts Analyst

Location US-DC
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/12/2022 4:45 PM)
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The Senior Grants and Contracts Analyst needed to provide technical guidance to the team members and reviews and negotiates all subawards and subsequent modifications under the Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) cooperative agreement.  This includes  providing guidance to Program Teams and Program Finance Teams on award modification, subaward agreements, and procurements, coordinating subrecipient payments and provide financial oversight and review all technical service contracts as they relate to the award.


USAID’s Momentum Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) award is a five-year USAID funded global award, that will work in tandem with country governments and local nongovernmental organizations to provide targeted technical and capacity development assistance, and contribute to the global technical leadership and policy dialogue on improving measurable outcomes for maternal, reproductive, newborn and child health, and voluntary family planning.



  • Review fully executed sub-recipient agreements and modifications for completeness and follow-up as appropriate
  • Ensure that all subrecipient project invoices are paid in a timely manner and charged to the appropriate sponsored program budget
  • Resolve all issues surrounding the payment of subrecipient project invoices
  • Assist Program Finance Team in resolving financial questions directly related to MCGL
  • Review of all Technical Services Contracts directly related to MCGL
  • Exercise independent judgment and apply knowledge of JHU and Jhpiego procedures and operating policies
  • Provide exceptional, timely customer service in all dealings with internal and external customers


Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Business, International Development or a related field
  • 5+ years' contractual or financial experience with multi-office and multi-national international development organization
  • Demonstrated experience managing USAID funded projects
  • In depth knowledge of post-award process
  • Extensive contractual or financial management experience, with at least 5 years at a mid- management level, working with USAID, CDC, DOD and other international donor agencies
  • Strong understanding and interpretation of OMB, CFRs (Code of Federal Regulations), and FARs (Federal Acquisition Regulations)
  • Strong understanding of cooperative agreements including relevant terms and conditions, EMMPs, cost share reporting, and family planning compliance
  • Knowledge of cost accounting methods and practices applicable to management of private and federal monies
  • Ability to apply Project Management tools to manage large projects efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, read analytically and write well and fluently
  • Demonstrated ability to work with professionals at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated high-level skills in planning, organizing and managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgement
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced complex team environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to thrive in environment of changing deadlines and priorities
  • Strong decision-making skills and results-oriented approach
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including excellent organizational, presentation and verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365
  • SAP, JAWS, SWiFT knowledge preferred
  • Project Management Certification preferred



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