Grants technician | Mexico | 2020

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 14 September 2020

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a grants technician for the ongoing USAID Human Rights Accountability Activity (HRAA) in Mexico. The project aims to continue building the capacity of Mexico’s human rights institutions to more effectively and accountably respond to and prevent human rights violations—in particular, forced disappearances and torture—at the federal and state levels. The grants technician will support management and design of the grants program in accordance with USAID and Chemonics policies and regulations. This position will be based in Mexico City. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support in reviewing and preparing terms of reference for technical activities financed through the grants program, including, but not limited to, the developing and publishing calls for grants
  • Collaborate in technical and administrative evaluation of grants proposals, including preparing technical reports on the evaluation process and selection results
  • Participate in necessary technical feedback process for proposals that are received within the framework of the grants program
  • Review and comment on deliverables from subcontractors and grants beneficiaries to ensure compliance with objectives established for each
  • Support monitoring implementation of HRAA activities, verifying compliance in a timely manner with the procisions of grants agreements, and that expenses are reasonable, applicable and pertinent
  • Support grants management in correct application of the HRAA grants program according to the grants manual
  • Support proper safeguarding, classification and filing of documentation serviced from calls, evaluation criteria and notes of the evaluation committee in the pre-award determination process and its documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance, international relations or related degree
  • Minimum of four years experience in managing grants under international development projects
  • Knowledge of USAID and Chemonics processes and regulations relevant to grants allocations
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team, showing initiative to carry out activities in their scope of work
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in Spanish and proficiency in English

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Grants Technician” in the subject line to by September 18th, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 40 years of experience implementing programs around the world.

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