23 Jun 2022

Grants and Contracts Analyst at International Potato Center

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Job Description

The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for-development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 20 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working closely with our partners, CIP seeks to achieve food security, increased well-being, and gender equity for poor people in the developing world. CIP furthers its mission through rigorous research, innovation in science and technology, and capacity strengthening regarding root and tuber farming and food systems. CIP is part of the CGIAR Consortium, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. Donors include individual countries, major foundations, and international entities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the review of sub-recipient (partner) award transactions and collaboration agreements, in collaboration with other functional areas such as Program, PMU, Finance, Legal/Intellectual Property, Administration, and/or POD for internal clearance and approval.
  • Contribute to change management of transactions that require modification to grant agreements, MoUs, and SGAs.
  • Support in maintaining up-to-date database and repository of SSA and Asia signed awards, project-related MoUs in OCS and/or Knowledge Management G&C public and internal sites, and PMU Project sites in coordination with G&C System Officer.
  • Drafting of compliance matrix for projects, as required; and participation in start-up meetings to identify actions related to project partners (due diligence, capacity building, etc.).
  • Support the partner closeout process to make sure all deliverables have been submitted, partners have complied with the terms and conditions, and files contain all necessary documents for archiving.
  • Coordinate with Principal Investigators, PMU, and PBC to communicate relevant project information throughout the organization.
  • Participate in project life cycle reviews and meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Financial Management, or Operations or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience required in a similar position or 1 year in a similar position in CGIAR organizations, Research Centers, or Public International organizations.
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Knowledge in software solutions (ERP).
  • Additional certification in Project Management is desirable.

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Closing Date : 8 July. 2022


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