Senior Grants Manager – Nepal Civil Society and Media Activity

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 9 February 2021
  • Nepal
  • Closing on 11 March 2021
  • Talent pool

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Senior Grants Manager position on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Nepal.

Project Summary: The goal of this project is to improve the effectiveness of civil society organizations and media actors, with priority at the municipal level, in strengthening public and private sector accountability, advancing and protecting fundamental freedoms, and improving equitable access to higher quality public services.

Position Description: Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and in collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) and technical team, the Senior Grants Manager will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Grants under Contract (GUC) activities. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Kathmandu.


* Ensure GUC compliance with USAID, local laws, and Tetra Tech rules and regulations;

* Supervise the grants manager and/or grants assistants contracted under the project;

* Build the capacity of staff and grantees in grant management and compliance.


* Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, finance, economics, development or

another relevant field;

* Minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated experience managing grants under contract for

donor-funded projects of similar size and complexity; USAID experience preferred;

* Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related

to grant management;

* Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful


* Detail oriented, and ability to prioritize tasks and support program implementation while

ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols;

* Professional proficiency in English and Nepali is required.

* Qualified applicants from Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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