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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Grants and Compliance Manager (GAM) at Baylor Foundation Tanzania




Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania (Baylor Tanzania) is a local Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered in 2009 dedicated to supporting the provision of high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment to HIV – exposed and infected children and adolescents in the Lake and Southern Highlands Zones of Tanzania. Baylor Tanzania is a member of Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) Network which is headquartered at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA. Baylor-Tanzania is funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), working to support the Government of Tanzania through Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children and President’s Office-Regional Administration Local Government to improve provision of services for children and adolescent infected and living with HIV in Lake and Southern Highland Zones. 

Baylor Tanzania is seeking applications on various key personnel positions for an anticipated United States Government (USG) Cooperative Agreement (720621-OVCNextGen-FY2021) to implement Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Next Generation activity in the 4 regions (Mara, Mwanza, Kagera, and Geita) of the Lake zone in Tanzania. This potential five years OVC activity is designed to increase access to and use of health/HIV, social, and protection services among OVC and youth. More information can be found here on positions are contingent upon award.


Position Title: Grants and Compliance Manager (GAM)-1

Reports to: Chief of Party (COP)

Position Location: Mwanza, Tanzania


Job summary and qualifications


The Grants and Compliance Manager (GCM) provides overall technical support in the management of subgrants, facilitate training in program and finance management to sub-grantees, support sub-partners on subgrant management and assist in reviewing sub-grants agreements. S/he is responsible for ensuring compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and legal and regulatory requirements governing the award. The GCM oversees the overall compliance in the activity implementation from the development of work plans and budgets, reporting, sub granting, and budget administration as assigned by the COP or his/her designee. The GCM is involved in developing and embedding best practices to comply with donor financial rules, supporting donor proposal budgeting, analysis of institutional income, donor contract expenditure tracking, monitoring and providing management information on key risks, contributing to the implementation of improved financial systems and processes to facilitate better donor reporting and compliance. At a minimum, the GCM should have the following preferred skills:

·      A Master’s degree in Business, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Management, Auditing, Economics or related field

·      A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the NGO sector in Senior Grants/Compliance Management positions.

·      In-depth understanding and experience of working with proposals and contracts from institutional donors.

·      Experience of complex planning and budgeting processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures


How to apply:

If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor – Tanzania, kindly apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your certificates, and the names and contact information of three referees.

Application should reach the Executive Directors Office at Baylor – Tanzania not later than 25th February 2021



Addressed to:

The Executive Director,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania
P.O. Box 5208, Mwanza
Or send to email: [email protected]

The deadline for submitting the application is 25th February, 2021