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Job Description

Manager- Grants

The Union

New Delhi

1. POSITION(S) VACANT: Manager- Grants, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), New Delhi




The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organisation headquartered in Paris, France since 1920. Its goal is to promote national autonomy within the framework of the priorities of each country by developing, implementing and assessing anti-tuberculosis, lung health and non-communicable disease programmes as well as other public health issues.


The Union has eight offices around the world serving Africa, the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and South-East Asia, with a focus on tuberculosis, HIV, lung health and non-communicable diseases, tobacco control and research.


About the Project:


iDEFEAT TB has been set up to provide institutional strengthening to accelerate actions for TB and Drug Resistant TB in India and is USAID’s flagship TB project in India. The overall goal of the project is to strengthen TB-related institutions, focusing on programmatic and clinical management of patients with TB and DR-TB, thereby contributing to the achievement of India’s National Strategic Plan and targets, set forth at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB.


iDEFEAT TB is being implemented by The Union-led consortium, that includes Collaboration for Elimination of TB in India (CETI), ECHO India, Empower School of Health (Empower), Foundation for Medical Research (FMR), IQVIA and KNCV TB Foundation (KNCV). The project works in close collaboration with the Central TB Division (CTD), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), across the network of identified diagnostic, treatment and program management institutions


For more information about The Union, please visit https://theunion.org/




Reporting to the Head- Grants Management, the Manager Grants (MG) shall be responsible for the preparation and management of agreements with sub-grantees, accounts payable, partnership database management, coordination and communication with the technical team, resolution of accounting queries, and supervision of grant accounting and bookkeeping.


The post-holder shall be required to monitor project funds utilisation, ensuring compliance with the specific requirements of the assigned project. S/he shall also stay updated about the latest developments relating to legal and regulatory requirements and project management techniques, applicable to the non-profit sector.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:


(1) Assist in the modification, development, enhancement of grant management system for the Global Fund grant including systems for management of sub-grants to SRs and SSRs;

(2) Prepare contracts and ensure appropriate terms and conditions are incorporated; Ensure compliance with grant requirements as well as applicable laws and regulations;

(3) Review budgets, cost items, and prices to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance for approved proposal and negotiate with contractors;

(4) Conduct grant negotiations, grant administration, and grant monitoring activities in accordance with the Union’s policies and in alignment with the requirements set out in the donor’s grant agreement;

(5) Review, compile and maintain all required grant information from SR/ partners and project staff;

(6) Track all open contract actions to ensure timelines are met and attend all meetings where representation is required;

(7) Coordinate schedule of grant monitoring (program and financial) activities for grants, according to the Union’s grant monitoring policy; Participate in a joint review of grants to SRs and partners;

(8) Undertake travel for grant monitoring and ensure that all visits are properly planned and followed up with visit reports;

(9) Assist and provide support and required documentation during visits from auditors for the project/ organisation;

(10) Ensure necessary filing of support documents, donor correspondence, relevant approvals and any other relevant background information as well as decisions taken;

(11) Perform any other relevant duties as required by the Supervisor and/ or Regional Director of The Union South-East Asia office.




(1) Applicants must have master’s degree in Commerce/ MBA in Finance or equivalent;

(2) Qualification of CA/ CWA is desirable.


(1) Applicants must have a minimum of seven years’ professional business or financial management experience, of which four years of experience in grant financial management;

(2) Experience of working with grants or contracts funded by USAID is essential;

(3) Experience of managing Global Fund grants and/or other international grants will be considered a significant plus;

(4) Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to local and state government grants, and/or donor proposals.


Skills and Competencies:

(1) Proven ability and experience in leading and facilitating training workshops;

(2) Must be a self-driven individual with a strong sense of initiative;

(3) Work effectively within a team environment throughout the development life cycle;

(4) Good interpersonal skills including problem solving and leadership abilities;

(5) Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

(6) Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently;

(7) Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Power Point and Outlook;

(8) Ability to plan, set priorities, handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.




Gross compensation for the position is attractive. Please note that the offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.


6. LOCATION: New Delhi






Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 4081 9900; 4165 3612




Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/JOBS/UNION by or before May 2, 2022.