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The Director CGP is responsible for overseeing all Grants, Contracts and Procurement functions of Sindh Community Mobilization Program implemented by Blumont. Under the supervision of Chief of Party, the Director CGP will provide direct support to program operations in Karachi and field office/s and program sites in seven districts in Sindh and will ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations as well as Bumont's internal policies and procedures.

Specific Job Functions:

  • Provide overall leadership to Procurement, Contracts and Grants departments in the execution of program grants, procurements and contracts. 
  • To supervise the grants department and manage the small grants portfolio by providing direction and devising strategies and plans coherent to CMP small grants program;
  • Supervising pre-award assessments and due diligence in technical and management areas of the prospective sub-contractors in compliance to ADS 303 and requirements of contract with USAID;
  • Manage grants’ contracts, implementation of activities, compliance to applicable rules and regulations, mentoring & monitoring visits, payment and close out actions;
  • Support M&E function in gathering technical reports, data, information of direct and indirect beneficiaries from the grantee organization;
  • Supervising grants department in developing and maintaining grants tracking mechanism, payment calendar and MIS for management reporting;
  • To train and brief grantee organizations on Blumont and USAID rules and regulations and ensuring compliance of the same;
  • Supervise the procurement department in procurements made in Karachi and at field office/s and program locations across the province; ensure tracking of procurements, report progress and inform COP of any procurement issues
  • Ensure compliance with Blumont and USAID requirements and processes for procurements of goods & services. Adherence to transparency mechanism in developing specifications, evaluation criteria, procurement processes and receipts of goods/ services;
  • Ensure necessary approvals are obtained from Blumont HQ and USAID where necessary and applicable;
  • Manage and oversee program tendering and procurement activities and ensure strict compliance with Blumont and donor policies and rules and regulations;
  • To manage and oversee contracts signed with CMP partner organizations;
  • To stay abreast of donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations at all times;
  • Coordinate with partner organization for information management
  • To hire, where necessary, train, supervise and support operations staff at Karachi and field office/s program locations;
  • To compile and update applicable local procurement and grants policies and train staff to successfully implement these policies and procedures;
  • To work in close coordination with Karachi and field based program and other teams;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Relevant Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in management and/or supply chain with mimimum 5 -7 years of progressive management, operations and grants management experience;
  • Well verse with the rules and regulations and demonstrated working knowledge of USAID regulations;
  • Experience of working with international organization/s and managing programs of fast-paced large portfolios will be more perfered;
  • Advanced knowledge of computer programs and software;
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills. 

 Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Management, Supply chain or in relevant field ;
  • Having an ability to interact effectively with international and national staff both in a managerial as well as training capacity;
  • Ability to support program objectives with timely and meaningful information flow and strategies;
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program environments.
  • An impeccable professional track record as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Blumont and donor policies and procedures.