Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world achieve to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.
Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.
We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work collaboratively to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.
Resonance is currently seeking Grants and Awards Manager candidates to propose for an upcoming 5-year USAID-funded Zambia Alternatives to Charcoal project. The purpose of this activity is to promote energy alternatives to charcoal with the goal of reducing deforestation and forest degradation in certain provinces of Zambia. The position is contingent upon contract award.
The Grants and Awards Manager will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and lead the design of grant applications, guidelines, and mechanisms. The Manager will analyze grant submissions, recommend award actions to the team, and coordinate the issuance and management of awards contracts.
Lead the grant applications process from supporting the design of applications procedures to analyzing and evaluating grant submissions for technical and budget soundness and compliance with donor regulations, recommending award actions to the project team;
Coordinate the issuance of awards and maintain contract documentation through the development and support the design, build, and upkeep of the grants database;
Provide guidance on sub-award management, including vetting and collaborative scoping of partners, drafting and review of sub-award agreements and modifications, oversight and report verification;
Provide day to day technical oversight of an activity and grants portfolio to ensure effective programmatic delivery that meets the objectives of each activity;
Prepare scheduled and special reports, studies and analyses regarding the grants program;
Ensure technical and financial reporting requirements per USAID requirements
Required Education and Experience:
How to Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to the email below:
Please include “Governance and Partnerships Lead” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.