CALL FOR CONTRACTS & GRANTS CONSULTANTS
USP was awarded the Promoting the Quality of Medicines Plus (PQM+), a USAID-funded global program designed to sustainably strengthen medical product quality assurance systems in low-and-middle income countries. PQM+ is currently seeking a Contracts and Grants Consultant to provide consultant services in the areas of USG compliance training, subawards pre-award and post-award management and monitoring, and awards compliance and interpretation of donor rules and regulations.
Scope of Work
· Develop and/or revise USG compliance training materials for PQM+ staff and subrecipients and deliver trainings, as needed
· Assist in subrecipient determination and review of subaward approval packet documentation, as requested
· Provide guidance, advice, and interpretation on donor regulations and policies, particularly in the area of subrecipients and draft internal documentation, as requested
· Review existing subaward management and monitoring tools and processes to identify areas for improvement to reduce risk and develop additional tools and resources, as needed
· Review existing resources and job aids related to donor-funded contracts and identify areas for improvement and revise guidance documents, as needed
· At least ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in USG contracts and grants administration and awards compliance of international development assistance programs
· Extensive knowledge of US government regulations including 2 CFR 200,
2 CFR 700, 22 CFR 228, and USAID Standard Provisions. Federal Acquisition Regulation and USAID Acquisition Regulation a plus.
· Demonstrated experience as a trainer including development of training materials and delivery of training to program, technical and operations staff.
Period of Performance: March 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
Please send CV, 3-References, and Hourly Rate to ATTN: Hana Keno, Senior Procurement Specialist, at GPH_Procurement@USP.org by the closing date of February 26, 2021.
About the Organization
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines. We are working to strengthen the global supply chain so that the medicines people rely on for health are available when needed and work as expected. USP’s Global Health programs works with donors and partners in low- and middle-income countries to advance access to quality-assured essential medicines and strengthen supply chains to address critical global health threats such as COVID-19, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, and maternal and child health conditions