Grants Finance Officer

  • Contract
  • Accra


Company Description

Options Health and Inclusion Ghana LBG is a branch of Options Consultancy Services Limited a leading global health consultancy established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of MSI Reproductive Choices. We manage health programmes that ensure vulnerable women and children can access the high-quality health services they need. We work with partners to co-create and implement locally informed solutions to complex health problems. This includes governments, development partners, NGOs, civil society and health workers. Our programming is flexible, evidence-based and politically informed. This means we adapt to changing contexts, use data to inform our decisions and ensure our approach is appropriate. Our focus is always on building local skills and systems that last.


Options seeks a Grants Finance Officer to support with the financial management of grants as part of the Ghana Somubi Programme’s granting component, ensuing compliance with all internal and donor policies.

As a core member of the grants team, the Grants Finance Officer will work in a cross-cutting capacity to support with finance and grants management responsibilities across all grantees. Under the direction of the Grants Adviser, the Grants Finance Officer will also liaise with the finance and programme management teams and will support the team in Ghana with implementing internal grant management, finance, and compliance processes


To be successful in this role, the candidate will have the following essential requirements:

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration, or related undergraduate Degree.
  • Grant management experience, particularly with CSOs.
  • Experience of working on donor funded projects.
  • Proven experience in planning, budgeting and programme control.
  • Excellent financial management skills.
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent compliance and local regulatory knowledge and management skills.

Please refer to the job description for more details of other essential requirements, and desirable requirements

Other information

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Health and Inclusion Ghana is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, especially women and people with disability to apply and join Options.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic, and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.

How to apply

Application process:

  • To apply, please fill in the form here
  • Closing date for applications is: 7 November 2021
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate)

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