Palladium Job Vacancy : Subcontracts Manager – Kenya Investment Mechanism




Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.

Project Overview And Role

The Subcontracts Manager will lead the effort to manage USAID subcontract and grant resourcesin the following sectors in Kenya; Agriculture; Power/Clean Energy; Nutrition/WASH; Regional Cross-Border Trade; Youth Activities; and Municipal Finance PPPs.


  • Ensures that subcontract management activities are carried out in compliance with USAID and Palladium policies and procedures
  • Draft subcontract agreement and grant manual and related program documents
  • Conduct due diligence, negotiates agreements and writes negotiationmemorandum
  • Develop and implement a tracking system to ensure the timely and correct execution of all agreements
  • Maintain communication with recipients to ensure smooth administration of sub instruments
  • Prepare documents utilizing Palladium models
  • Review recipient reports and documentation for compliance with agreement/sub-agreement terms and conditions
  • Liaise with technical teams as required
  • Ability to travel internally to conduct due diligence, monitoring and evaluation as required.


  • Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or any other relevant field, or B.A. degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing grants for donor organizations or procurement for a private sector firm; experience managing USAID grants highly preferred
  • Impeccable professional record and integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Kenyan professionals preferred


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International career website on to apply