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Job Req ID:  96789

Subawards Specialist

We are seeking a Subawards Specialist who will manage and oversee sub grants and subcontracts to partners, regional hubs and country level grants to local organizations. They will monitor and audit records of sub-award recipients, as needed.

Project Summary

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Supporting, Mobilizing, and Accelerating Research for Tuberculosis Elimination (SMART4TB) project. SMART4TB is a five-year, $200 million dollar initiative, to identify more effective methods and tools for finding, treating, and preventing tuberculosis (TB) in 24 priority countries for TB programming. This initiative will build research capacity in high TB burden countries by supporting studies that evaluate novel approaches, interventions, and tools to combat TB–including diagnostic tests, new treatment drugs and regimens, socioeconomic and health system challenges, methods to interrupt TB transmission, and TB vaccines readiness and delivery. Led by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the SMART4TB international consortium partners are University of California, San Francisco, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Treatment Action Group, Perinatal HIV Research Unit (South Africa), YR Gaitonde Medical, Educational and Research Foundation (India), Walimu (Uganda), Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, and Victory Network (Vietnam).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare subaward documentation, utilizing the appropriate agreement mechanism and terms and condition.
  • Perform subrecipient monitoring functions, support FFATA reporting, assist with audit reporting requirements.
  • Ensure invoice payments to subrecipients include a review of validity of expenses along with achievement of scientific and technical progress by the Project Director prior to remitting payment.
  • Monthly reconciliation of subaward accounts.
  • Monitor follow-on processes and procedures throughout the agreement life cycle to ensure continued programmatic correctness and compliance with various regulatory requirements of 2CFR200 Subpart D for subrecipient monitoring.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders in order to complete tasks.
  • Work on assigned SMART4TB project tasks.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Three (3) years related administrative experience (e.g. involving contracting, purchasing, or compliance activities).

*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with sub-awards preferred.
  • Familiarity with the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) agreement and other sub-agreement formats.




Classified Title: Subawards Specialist   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM ID TB Center  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


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