CA/ICWA/MBA with 8yrs of PQE, Grant Lead/Senior Manager- Grants at NGO, Gurgaon

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  • gurgaon
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    Job Title

    Grant Lead- NSO




    Finance & Accounts

    Reporting to

    Director- Finance









    Save the Children is a leading independent child rights organization that fights for children's rights and delivers immediate and lasting improvement to children's lives worldwide. Save the Children, founded in 1919 as a response to the condition in Europe immediately following the First World War, is a federation of 28 members with similar vision, mission, and values for children, working in more than 120 countries to form a truly international movement for children.  Save the Children, Bal Raksha, Bharat (SC BR) is the 28th independent member of the International Save the Children Alliance. Save the Children in India works on 5 core themes: Child Survival, Education, Child Protection, Humanitarian and Disaster and Risk Management in collaboration with the Government, civil society organizations, and the community across 16 states and has reached over 3 million children across India.

    Function: Finance


    Role Purpose: Ensuing effective and efficient grant management system including partner management


    Role & responsibilities (<5):

    • Hub review, monitoring and capacity building. Implement improvement suggestions evolving from various audits.
    • Partner NGO capacity building, reviewing with Hub Finance status of Partners financial performance monitoring on monthly basis, review and approval of RFFs for release of funds to PNGOs submitted by Hub Finance, Monitoring the FCRA compliances at Partners level through monitoring tool or otherwise.
    • Grant Management- dashboard highlighting project delays, grants overspent/ underspent, BVA analysis, grant closed status etc., tracking grant income and sending alerts to RM & AMS for payments follow ups with donors, ensuring grant wise reconciliation of receipts, expenditure incurred, ICR tallied with books of accounts, contribute in developing SOPs/ guidelines on grant management process from time to time.
    • Responsible for timely completion of grant audit with Nil audit observations
    • Ensuring correct accounting for grant expenditure in case of co funded/ match funded and URF funded grants
    • Monitoring and reporting- Work closely with HR to ensure correct allocation of salary cost to grants, validate the figures (Budget Vs spending) of top 10 grants and ensure timely submission to Core Accounting Lead after the monthly closure of accounts, Work closely with Hub Finance/ Hub Leads/ Project Offices for finalization of the States’ URF budgets during annual Organization Budgeting exercise.
    • Responsible for efficient utilization of grant funds , ensuring maximum possible project office’s cost to grants



    Measures of Performance (<5):


    Approval Authority (<5):

    • For approval authority and similar matters, refer to Scheme of Delegation



    Direct (solid-line) to (administrative): Director- Finance

    Matrix (dotted-line) to (functional): 

    Direct reports (line management responsibility if any): Hub Finance Managers

    Key relationships: (Internal & External stakeholders)  

    Internal Stakeholders (collaborates with): Hub Finance Managers, Program Hub leads, Project state finance persons

    External Stakeholders : Partner NGOs, Internal auditors, Statutory auditors


    Candidate specification:









    >8-10  years of relevant experience for CA/ ICWA and 12 years for MBA Finance/ M com / B. Com with 4 years of leadership experience of managing team

    NGO experience Preferable



    CA / ICWA / MBA Finance / M Com/ B. Com


    Skills & Knowledge

    Financial and budgetary control, project management, and securing and managing grants Interpersonal, communication, MS office skills

    Internal/Statutory audit experience



    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles
    • Recruitment and selection procedures, which include rigorous background checks, reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse
    • Save the Children aims to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.


    Child Safeguarding level required/ appropriate for the role:

    Job level


    Level 1



    The role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore a police check will not be mandatory unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

    Level 2



    Either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required.

    Level 3


    The role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.



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