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Grants and Finance Monitoring Coordinator (TUKLAS Innovation Labs)

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Date: 12-Apr-2018

Location: PH

Company: Plan International

Plan is an international, child - centred community development organization without religious, political or governmental affiliations. Founded in 1937, Plan works in over 50 Countries globally.


The START Network is supporting Plan International, Action Against Hunger, CARE International, and the Citizens Disaster Response Centre will be implementing the Philippines TUKLAS Innovation Labs Project.


The consortium, led by Plan International, will seek to identify innovative ideas and entrepreneurs that will help address the gap in improving emergency preparedness in the country. The project seeks to engage non-traditional actors in preparedness, from the academia to the private sector. Four community labs will work with innovators to develop their abilities in being leaders of disaster preparedness. This is a 21-month project to be implemented nationwide with offices in Baguio City, Quezon City, Tacloban City and Cotabato City.


The consortium invites highly competent, experienced and committed professionals to fill the following position(s): 




The Grants and Finance Monitoring Coordinator is responsible for monitoring the small grants, provided by the project, to sub-grantees and ensuring their efficient financial management. She/He will conduct capability building to the sub-grantees and stakeholders in grants management, and assess the potential gaps or risk areas to address. She/He will also ensure the sub-grantees’ timely submission and accuracy of project status and completion reports to the project office and facilitates the validation of project status in the field. This role will be based in Tacloban City, with extensive travel within the Visayas region.


Some of the other key responsibilities are: 1.) develop an Innovation Small Grants Manual; 2.) keep track of the implementation status of active small grants and prepare summary monthly/quarterly reports; 3.) coordinate donor visits and audits with concerned work units or partners, and; 4.) identify competency gaps of staff, partners and subgrant recipients on grants development and management.




·       University degree preferably in finance, accounting, international development, social sciences, demography, statistics or related field. Advance degree is an advantage.

·       Has relevant training in grants management, financial management, participatory monitoring, and evaluation.

·       Has at least three (3) years’ work experience in grant and small grant management, ideally in the context of innovation and user-centered design projects. Experience in working within an international NGO is an advantage.

·       Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the Philippines. Local applicants are preferred.


Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact short-listed candidates for further screening.
For more information on Plan International and its programs in the Philippines, please visit our website: Our recruitment and selection policies and procedures ensure our commitment to gender equality and keeping children safe.