Deadline Date:
25 Jan, 2022

The Program Advisor – Grant Funding will assist with the implementation of all the Agency’s grant funding programs as well as other initiatives focussed on providing finance to the CARIFORUM private sector. The Program Advisor will assist firms in the region, through the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS), Direct Support Grants programme (DSGP), Technical Assistance Programme (TAP) as well as other finance platforms, such as the Caribbean Business Angel Networks (CBAN), to enhance their financing capacity to develop new products and establish themselves in regional and international markets. This includes performing all administrative duties, planning activities and coordinating programme-related functions, and/or special events as appropriate.

Education/Experience/Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Project Management, Marketing or other related field with four (4) years’ relevant work experience desirable.
  • Experience working with direct or technical assistance grants as well as contract administration and principles.
  • Experience working with inter-governmental Agencies in the Caribbean is desirable.
  • Experience in administration for Project Management.
  • European Development Fund (EDF) experience is desired.
  • A CARIFORUM national.
  • Fluent in English. Ability to communicate in Spanish and French would be an asset.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programmes especially Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Projects and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Applications must be submitted to [email protected] no later than 4:30 pm (AST – Barbados time) on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.