Kyiv: Senior Grants Manager, Ukraine Youth Unity


Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Date Posted: January 13th, 2020
Application Deadline: February 28th, 2020
Job Type: Full-time (contingent on funding)


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for a Senior Grants Manager for the anticipated USAID Ukraine Youth Unity Project. The Grants Manager will be responsible for sub-grant management and activities. Ukrainian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on funding.


  • Oversee the grant-making process and supervise related day-to-day activities from application phase through close-out, ensuring grant compliance with appropriate laws and regulations
  • Maintain grantee database and files; track awards, compliance, and milestones; monitor and provide regular reporting on grantees' performance and delays with sub-grant implementation.
  • Manage program procurement in compliance with EF policies; ensure full compliance of grant-awarding with USAID policies and regulations; provide training and technical assistance to grantees on USAID regulations, financial management and reporting, when needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or other relevant field; Master’s degree is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in managing grants in an international development program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID sub-award policies and regulations and familiarity with risk management approaches, as well as experience creating and maintaining a database of grants
  • Experience working in Eastern Europe is required; experience in Ukraine is strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required
  • Knowledge of Russian and/or Ukrainian is required


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to with “SGM-UYU” in the subject line. No calls, please.

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