Specialist, Grants & Contracts US Programs
Save the Children - Lexington, KY

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The Specialist, Grants & Contract USP will support Deputy Director, Grants & Contracts in all proposal/development efforts, set-up/ closeout, and implementation processes of grants and contracts USP wide. They will assist Deputy Director, Grants and Contracts USP/MEE to ensure efficient grant processes as well as overall organization and management of US based grants and contracts. The Specialist will play a key component in ensuring donor compliance by working with staff throughout USP.


Proposal Development , assist with drafting budgets, budget narratives, Contract and Grant Review System process, maintain and track proposals

Grant Set Up , update Grant Management tracking sheets, communicate updates, draft Award Authorization Database

Donor Invoicing and Reporting , draft and review donor invoices and financial reports, creation and tracking of grant match plans, reporting as needed

Record Retention , mangement of grant hard copy and electronic files, maintain all relevant grant information


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance or related field required.

3 plus years experience in Finance or Accounting required

3-5 years of grants management experience preferred

Ability to support vision of accountability and compliance

Ability to assist in effecting operations to support Agency strategy

Strong training ability

Computer skills, proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access, facility with databases

Employee Type

Full Time

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. Each year we reach tens of millions of children in need in the United States and around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more.

Save the Children provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Save the Children helps poor and malnourished children in about 15 US states and about 120 countries, focusing on such areas as health and...