Sunday, April 27, 2008

Job Opening

Title: Grants Officer

Responsible To: Grants Program Manager

Closing Date: May 7, 2008

Summary of Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Grants Program Manager, the Grants Officer is responsible for conducting project monitoring and evaluation and providing capacity-building services to MCT grantees (technical and financial). The work will involve direct contact with grantee organizations and project implementers in all four states of the Federated States of Micronesia and in the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Specific responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
· maintenance and management of MCT project records and files;
· serving as the primary contact for all regular MCT program grants and monitoring the implementation of approved projects, including email and telephone communications and site visits;
· assisting with the development of capacity-building workshop materials and delivery of workshops in project development and implementation;
· assisting with networking, including identifying learning exchange opportunities, potential donors and technical assistance resources;
· assisting with fundraising, project development and grant-writing for Grants Program advised sinking funds;
· maintaining and updating MCT’s website periodically.
For more details and/or a complete Terms of Reference, please contact Lisa R. Andon (details below).

Salary & Qualifications
· Bachelor’s Degree preferred but AS with relevant knowledge and work experience acceptable;
· strong written and spoken English;
· ability to travel frequently;
· computer literacy, especially Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word and Microsoft Access;
· 1 to 3 years work experience with increasing levels of responsibility
· detail oriented, reliable, prompt and hardworking
· $12,000 to $15,000 per annum depending upon qualifications

To Apply:
Please provide: Submit to: Lisa Ranahan Andon
· Letter of Interest Grants Program Manager
· Resume Micronesia Conservation Trust
· 3 Letters of Reference P.O. 2177 Kolonia
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel: (691) 320-5670
Fax: (691) 320-8903

(electronic submissions encouraged)

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