MANAGER, US GOVERNMENT COMPLIANCE SUPPORT
The Manager US Government (USG) Compliance Support is a member of the global donor compliance support team with a focus on providing USG rules and regulations expertise to ensure CARE is successfully managing USG awards. The Manager plays a significant role in developing capacity support, training and advisory services to country and program teams for effective and compliant management of USG grants and contracts. The position will collaborate with Atlanta-based units, Regional and Country Office management units, Shared Services Center and other members of the Award Management Solutions (AMS) team. The Manager will report into the Director USG Compliance support.
- Provide guidance, advice and interpretation on USG rules, regulations and engage with the USG donor relationship managers and donor representatives to resolve issues with focus on programs in Africa and Latin America.
- Provide technical and compliance support to CARE program and country offices for USG award project design, start-up management, monitoring and close out for USG funding projects.
- Provide review and recommendations for approval of new USG awards and USG funded partner funding agreements in accordance with CARE USA award management and partner funding policies.
- Assess and work to strengthen systems, processes and capacity of the organization for management of USG awards (both cooperative agreements and contracts).
- Provide training and capacity building to CARE and partner staff on USG rules and regulations.
- Advise and support the partner funding agreement life cycle under USG awards.
- Collaborate with the AMS Donor Compliance Assurance unit to identify USG donor compliance risks and issues and provide regulatory and technical advice on risk mitigation solutions.
- Collaborate with SSC on USG design of compliance milestones and monitor and spot-checking award commitments and transactions for allowable costs and compliant processes.
- Work with AMS Regional Management team, International Program Operations, Regional Management, and HQ units to analyze country context risks and support country office risk mitigation and partner compliance capacity building.
- Provide Single Audit and project-specific USG audit preparation and support.
- Compliance review and approval of USG donor awards and partner funding agreements.
- Bachelors degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Management, Finance, International Development or equivalent work experience. Masters’s degree preferred.
- At least 5 years of experience demonstrating knowledge of international nonprofit grants and contracts management and compliance practices working with and interpreting USG and USAID rules and regulations.
- Demonstrated experience with managing, providing guidance and training on US Government rules and regulations in an international development or humanitarian context.
- Demonstrated experience with contracts and grants training delivery and facilitation.
- Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of USG compliance monitoring systems.
- Demonstrated quality assurance or audit experience to assess programs for USG rules and regulations compliance.
- English language Fluency (written and oral). French language fluency, desirable.
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