Senior Analyst – Grants Management Unit - Tenders Global

Senior Analyst – Grants Management Unit



About the position
The grants management unit (GMU) senior analyst will guarantee efficient management of the assigned
portfolio of grants (40-60 approx.), effectively ensuring compliance with donor requirements, excellent donor
stewardship, and timely and high-quality information management. the (GMU) senior analyst, will also deliver
consistent and timely support to overseeing sub-grants awarded under her/his portfolio of grants, ensuring
assessment of partners’ capacity and compliance of sub-granting contracts with prime donor requirement. The
GMU Senior analyst will participate in working groups with the Global Team to support the development and
improvement of GMU procedures.
Key Responsibilities
Grants Management and Administration:
Provide support to the management and monitoring of projects portfolio assigned and ensure that the
compliance with the contracts signed donors & partners are accomplished within the deadlines.
Creates effective timeframes to support provision of GMU services consistent with the Alliance needs
and facilitate the process for donor contracts compliance.
Facilitate the negotiation of contracts with donors for their subsequent execution taking into account
the policies and procedures established by the organization.
Create new records in the Alliance grants and sub-grants system and communicate grant opening to
internal stakeholders so they are duly informed of compliance requirements and passport information
of the grant



Qualifications and requirements
Bachelor’s degree in international development, International Relations, Economics, Business
Administration, Legal training, Project Management, or another similar field
Professional with specialization or equivalent, master’s degree desirable
Previous experience working for education, non-profit, business, research, finance, among other
companies (international development and/or research organizationsNGOs or UN agencies desirable)
Minimum of 4 years progressively responsible experience in the administration and monitoring of
contracts ensuring compliance and delivery (review and negotiation, reporting, implementation)
Experience of project management (desirable)
Proficiency in relevant software programs (Word, Excel), PowerPoint and other information
management systems (grants databases, ERP systems, etc.)
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines while
still maintaining attention to detail and accuracy, and problem solve effectively, Proven track record of
building collaborative relationships across and within internal teams, and with external stakeholders
Demonstrated to ability to work effectively as part of a team with people in a multi-cultural and
multidisciplinary environment, including with external stakeholders, excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines while
still maintaining attention to detail and accuracy, and problem solve effectively
Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish (oral and written)



Terms of employment
This is a Colombian national search and will be managed through a fixed term contract of a one (1) year period,
subject to a probation period according to the local legislation and is renewable depending on performance
and availability of resources.
The Alliance Bioversity-CIAT offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salaries and
excellent benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strive for gender, diversity, and inclusion in our
staff, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin,
ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic.


This is a national recruited position placed at a BG07, on a scale of 14 levels, with level 14 being the highest.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the
qualifications, competencies, skills together with a detailed curriculum vitae in English, including names and
addresses of three referees knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work
experience. All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Office, at ( [email protected])
and should clearly indicate “Application: Grants Management Unit Senior Analyst–“.
Closing date for applications: October 27
, 2023
We invite you to learn more about us at: Careers Alliance Bioversity International – CIAT


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