Contract Manager


The Contracts Manager is primarily responsible for the administration of contracts and consultant agreements, ensuring full compliance with Global Fund rules and regulations. The Contracts Manager will be the primary point of contact for contractual issues, provide guidance on contract interpretation, ensure compliance with PFMA and Isibani’s policies and procedures, to successfully achieve project goals. The Contract Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Key Performance Areas Include:
Leads conceptualisation, development and drafting of Scope of Work, Terms of Reference, Budgets, and Requests for Proposals and Quotations.
Draft and manages all contracts, including consultant agreements, deliverables, modifications and negotiation memos.
Negotiates, reviews and revises budgets and supporting documents to ensure compliance with donor regulations, accuracy and reasonableness of costs, and alignment with the scope of work.
Responsible for organising contract meetings, minutes taking, conducting due diligence, site visits and provide re-direction when necessary.
Provides guidance to the organisation on contract management issues, as needed.
Advises senior management on matters of concern and elements of risk that can be detrimental to successful project performance.
Works directly with senior management and NDoH – GF PMU to ensure smooth implementation of contracts.
Responds to internal and external audit matters related to contracts.
Collaborates with Isibani finance and program staff and NDoH – GF PMU to monitor contractor performance.
Review contract proposals, negotiates terms and conditions, and issues contracts agreements.
Participates in project start-up, implementation, and close-out procedures ensuring compliance with terms and conditions of the contractual agreement and organisational policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements
3 years qualification in Business Administration, Accounting, or equivalent qualification
2-5 years’ experience in negotiating and managing contracts in an NGO sector
Knowledge of PFMA and Global Fund rules and regulations regarding contracts.
Excellent negotiation skills
Exceptional attention to detail, and for accuracy and precision
Critical thinking skills and the ability to research and understand legal documents, financial reports and technical documents.
Suitable candidates to send applications at: [email protected]

The following Reference: CONTRACT MANAGER to be in the subject line.

Closing date: 02 April 2021

Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be notified