Grant and Finance Manager, TechSoup Europe

Poland
Full Time
Experienced

Grant and Finance Manager, TechSoup Europe 

 

Location: Warsaw, Poland 

At TechSoup you will find the raw energy of a start-up, an extraordinary vision, and a group of brilliant, talented, quirky people who believe fiercely that the benefits of technology should be available to everyone! We are a non-profit organization that believes that technology is a powerful enabler for social change. 

We connect unlikely collaborators, such as social activists, hackers, designers, government, local authorities, and business partners. Together we try to generate innovative solutions to social challenges. We also build communities so that activists from the region may meet, learn, and share knowledge. 

If you think changing the world sounds like a fulfilling way to spend your day, if you want to use your technical and organizational skills to help civil society actors round the world, if you want to work in a fun, challenging, and creative environment, come work with us at TechSoup Europe! 

TechSoup Europe (headquartered in Warsaw) leads the design and delivery of TechSoup programs in Europe.  It also supports the TechSoup Global Network of civil society organizations (CSOs) that manage a variety of technology capacity-building programs serving communities in nearly every region of the world. TechSoup Europe also has a diverse portfolio of grant programs in Central and Eastern Europe that focus on civic engagement, community resiliency, advancing democratic accountability, and digital education programs funded by a variety of donors.  

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of color, race, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.  

 

Purpose of the Role  

Currently TechSoup is looking for a Grant ad Finance Manager who is motivated to make an active and lasting contribution to building a better environment for civil society in Central and Eastern Europe. If you are interested in making impact in the space of civil society and you have an open, positive mindset and a highly collaborative, can-do attitude, we want to hear from you. You will be working closely with the leadership team in Europe, the TechSoup Global Network, and other contributors outside the organization. 

Grant and Finance Manager’s is accountable for finance management of the project aiming at CSOs capacity building in Central and Eastern Europe (with a special focus on CSOs from Poland and Hungary). Manager’s role is to oversee all types of CSOs grants formal and financial implementation across the project. Manager is accountable for high quality formal and financial standards implementation. 

 

Your duties and responsibilities 

  • Accountability for the Program finance management in close collaboration with Chief of the Party and Head of Finance. 

  • Oversight of the Program budget planning, execution and reporting, including Partners’ budgets, in compliance with all donor’s requirements as well as internal policies and procedures and legal requirements. 

  • Assessing costs eligibility and approving all costs incurred by the Program Team members, including Partners’ costs. 

  • Overseeing all types of CSOs grants formal and financial implementation across the program (capacity building grants, emergency grants, collaborative projects, and other). 

  • Ensuring that project budgets are executed in a timely manner, within a budget, and in accordance with the grant agreement, including Partners’ budgets. 

  • Setting up the project finance management workflow compliant with funders/grants requirements, applicable laws, approved TS policies, monitoring the processes and implementation of the procedures by Program Team.  

  • Coordinating all finance related tasks delivered by Program Team Members. 

  • Supporting project budget implementation and reporting to ensure compliance with funders/grants requirements, applicable laws, approved policies and procedures including allocations and allowances. Overseeing Project Manager and all Partners finance inputs to project reports and documents. 

  • Ensuring that accurate and timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with contract agreements with funders. 

  • Implementing and managing project monitoring systems/tools which will provide timely and periodic reports to grantors and which will be able to identify problems that grantees are encountering in implementing their grant activities. 

 

 

Skills you'll need to accomplish your duties 

  • Degree in a related field such as business administration, finances, development, international relations, and management. 

  • At least 5 years hands on grant management experience in a dynamic and multi-cultural international setting, including EU funds, EOG funds, private donors' funds. Experience in re-granting and controlling. 

  • Experience in managing US federal grant projects is a plus.  

  • Knowledge of and experience with European Union Institutions’ procedures as well as US federal grants procedures on calls and tenders. 

  • Thorough knowledge of internal control systems and auditing standards. 

  • Experience with financial report preparation, and matrix budget preparation/compilation. 

  • Attuned to multicultural environments and skilled at engaging diverse stakeholders  

  • Ability to work effectively and with sensitivity across barriers such as language, culture and distance  

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills. Detail oriented and ability to work and interpret numbers, figures, and other financial information 

  • Exceptional communication skills – both oral and written 

  • Fluency in Polish and English, both oral and written communications 

 

For your contribution and passion, we can offer... 

  • Full-time job (work from Monday till Friday).  

  • Flexible working hours.  

  • Contract of employment.  

  • Benefits package: Premium medical plan at Medicover, life insurance at MetLife, pension program PPE, Multisport card, access to Modern Health mobile app and LinkedIn learning platform.  

  • Remote work opportunities with a possibility to visit our office in the center of Warsaw.  

  • An attractive international working environment.  

  • Broad training opportunities (online and offline).  

  • A supportive environment that provides a work-life balance.  

  

An amazing job at a social enterprise supporting non-governmental organizations all over the world is waiting for you.  

Join our team now! 

 

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