Job Title
Grants and Compliance Manager
Employment Type
3 to 5 years
Job Published
28 September 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Purpose of the position

The purpose of the Grants and Compliance Manager is to lead the overall management of grants and contracts within the organisation including: compliance, sub-recipient contracting, reviewing and managing outputs of sub-recipients, financial and performance reporting adherence,
budgeting, stakeholder engagement, legal support, internal review/audit, compliance with grant conditions and relevant legislation, administration and staff management.

Minimum requirements:

  • Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)) or similar qualification
  • At least 3 years’ audit experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience in international donor contract management
  • Knowledge and exposure to PEPFAR and Global Fund rules and regulations
  • People management experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record


  • Contract management
  • Budgeting
  • Compliance and administration
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Capacity building
  • People management
  • Legal support
  • Internal review/audit
  • Financial and compliance systems management and maintenance

Skills and Competencies

  • Previous exposure within NGO/NPO environment
  • Experience of working with sub-recipients/subcontractors
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills
  • Audit and financial management skills
  • Ability to draft, interpret and advise on administrative legal matters
  • Attention to detail, good time management and monitoring skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • A team leader and team player, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Well-developed people management skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to work with commonly used systems such as SAP, SharePoint, Pastel etc.