We are hiring: Grants Officer (IPHR Tbilisi office)

IPHR is recruiting a Grants Officer to ensure the management of projects undertaken together with implementing Partners of IPHR. The position is based in Tbilisi, Georgia with the possibility to work remotely. Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a CV together with a cover letter and the names of two referees by June 7 to the attention of:

Recruiting committee Grants Officer



As a Grants Officer, you will be responsible for supporting IPHR’s Team and Partners in fulfilling contractual obligations under grant agreements, including regular communication with Partners and the IPHR team, ensuring the timely submission of reports, and checking financial reports for consistency with approved budgets.


The Grants Officer will work closely with and report to IPHR’s Financial Officer and Financial Manager while providing support and guidance on matters related to the implementation of partnership and related agreements  to the whole team.


  1. Managing the full grant cycle, incl. preparation of partnership and related agreements and necessary annexes, documents and templates;
  2. Checking partners’ scope of work and budgets for consistency with overall programme goals and objectives, alignment with set requirements;
  3. Following-up on reporting deadlines;
  4. Reviewing financial reports for the consistency with budget and accounting principles;
  5. Ensuring timely submission of the reports and compliance with donor’s requirements
  6. Verifying supporting documentation;
  7. Participating in the review of programmatic and financial reports by partners and other stakeholders, together with the relevant Project Officer and the Financial Officer;
  8. Together with the Financial Officer, providing necessary advice and support on financial reporting to partners and other stakeholders;
  9. Facilitating regular communication and maintaining cooperative partnerships between IPHR and our partners and stakeholders;
  10. Providing financial information for presentation in IPHR’s annual report;
  11. Performing other relevant duties, as required.

Qualifications required

  • A university degree in Accounting, Audit and/or Business Administration;
  • Fluency in English and Russian languages;
  • Work experience in grant administration, financial management, accounting in the field of human rights;
  • A high level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team;
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A supportive personnel management style.

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