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Assistant Lead, Grant Management

Jan Sahas, Delhi, India
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Job Description: Assistant Lead, Grant Management
Hiring for
Assistant Lead- Grant Management

Report to
Lead- Finance, Grant Management

Delhi preferred.

Yes. 10-12 days a month for partner visits, workshops, and meetings

Annual CTC
Competitive compensation and benefits package (commensurate based on experience)

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Immediately, the recruitment process will be ongoing till the final candidate is selected and the application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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About Jan Sahas
About the organization Jan Sahas, established in the year 2000, is a not-for-profit grassroots organization committed to promoting the development and protect the rights of socially excluded communities with a special focus on girls and women through eradication of all forms of bondage including manual scavenging and caste-based prostitution; empowerment of adolescent girls and women to end violence and gender justice, skill development for dignified livelihoods and social entrepreneurship; legal aid for access to justice and reform in the criminal justice system; land and agriculture development; develop barefoot lawyers to build victim or survivors as leader and empowerment of communities through capacity and organization building. With our national office in New Delhi. We are currently working in ~100 districts of 13 states in India. To know more please visit: 

About Soulscale
Soulscale Consulting Private Limited is an offshoot consulting wing of Jan Sahas which has been working for the past 20 years on social entitlements of Migrant Labour and Prevention of Violence against Women. Soulscale is responsible for managing the Grants provided by various sister concern incubated by Jan Sahas.
About Grant Management Vertical
One of the Major initiatives of Jan Sahas is Migrant Resilience Collaborative (MRC). MRC is being implemented in 100 districts of India. As part of the Governance Strategy, some of the districts are being managed by some of our implementing Partners in India (24 in total). Apart from this, MRC is also being extended to some other countries in South East Asia. 

The Grant Management Vertical is expected to manage Grants provided to the implementing Partners and ensure compliance with the Grant Management mechanisms. 

Key responsibilities and KPIs
The following responsibilities will be taken by the Head and supported by the Program Managers. Managers are expected to assist in thought partnership as well as drive the execution. The major aspects of the role of the Managers are:

Operational Management: Direct role
Grant Administration:
Assist in the development and submission of grant proposals, ensuring all documentation is complete and accurate.
Coordinate with various departments to gather necessary information and documentation for grant applications.
Maintain detailed records of all grant activities, including applications, reports, and correspondence.
 Compliance and Monitoring:
Ensure compliance with grant requirements, including timelines, budgets, and reporting.
Monitor grant-funded projects to ensure adherence to goals, objectives, and regulatory requirements.
Conduct periodic audits to ensure proper use of funds and compliance with donor regulations.

Reporting and Documentation:
Prepare regular progress reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Maintain up-to-date records and files for all grant-related activities.
Assist in the preparation of financial reports and budgets related to grants.
 Communication and Coordination:
Serve as a point of contact for grant-related inquiries from internal departments and external partners.
Facilitate communication between the organization and grantors, ensuring timely and accurate information exchange.
Coordinate meetings and workshops related to grant management and compliance.
 Strategic Support:
Contribute to the development of grant strategies and identify potential funding opportunities.
Assist in the evaluation and improvement of grant management processes and systems.

Support role
Support Lead- Grant Management, GRI in the co-creation of strategic goals, objectives, outcomes, and targets for the next 3 years, in alignment with organizational goals
Create, refine, and own the management plan for achieving GRI’s outcomes for all partners
Co-create GRI initiative’s KRAs in line with team KRAs

Core skills / ideal qualification and experience.

We’re looking for individuals passionate about leveraging their skill sets to maximize Jan Sahas’ ability to create an impact for millions of vulnerable Indians. We are in search of people who possess a strong execution bias and are critical thinkers with a high degree of resilience.

Prior management experience of 3-4 years in the Grant Management profile with overall experience of at least 5 plus years in the development sector 
Experience in working with and knowledge of the challenges and opportunities for grassroots organizations in India
Enthusiastic, self-starter, ready to roll up your sleeves and solve problems
Keen to experiment and open to learning from failure, iterating on program design and delivery

A strong sense of appreciation for challenges facing excluded and low-income communities in India. 
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. Fluent in Hindi, and able to deliver workshops in Hindi as needed. Other language skills are a plus.

Compensation and benefits
We offer competitive compensation and benefits package.
Annual CTC: Commensurate with experience, skills, etc. 

Health Insurance
Term-life Insurance
A total of 30 days of annual, casual, and sick leave. Additional 6 days of menstrual leave
Maternity leave (as per law), paternity leave
Employee Assistance Program / mental health support

Application & Interview Process
Interested applicants can email with the subject “Associate Lead- Finance, GRI”. Applicants must attach their CV and cover letter addressing their interest in the role to be considered eligible. The entire interview process includes 1 assignment and 3 interviews with leaders in the organization.