Senior Grants Manager

Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech International Development Services (, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Director of Administration and Finance position on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Nepal.

Job Information

Job Description

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.

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.

Required Qualification & Experience


  • 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
  • environment;
  • 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.

How to Apply

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV in reverse chronological format

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

Apply on-line at:

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. 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. No phone calls will be accepted.