Country: Portugal
Organization: Hala Systems
Closing date: 15 May 2022

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Hala Systems, Inc. is a social enterprise working to transform the nature of protection and accountability in the world’s toughest places by democratizing advanced defense, sensing, and artificial intelligence technology. Hala is currently saving lives, reducing trauma, and improving resilience for millions of people.

Our team works across the globe and hails from over 15 countries. We speak over 20 languages and have studied and worked in leading educational, business, research, and government institutions. We are mission-driven thinkers, and we share a deep respect for each other and for the communities that partner with us.

We believe in innovation with purpose, focusing on developing real and applicable technology solutions to the challenges facing the planet. We believe in working ethically and collaboratively and making decisions with transparency. We value flexibility, adaptability, and a good sense of humor.

This position provides support to Hala’s Compliance Department for the management of grants and reporting to donors. The position will ensure that project implementation is compliant with grant commitments and timelines. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable previous experience producing high-quality program reports.

This is a full-time position open to candidates based in Lisbon or willing to relocate to Lisbon, with a yearly salary range of 45.000€ – 60.000€.

We’ll trust you to:

Manages day-to-day support to one or more portfolios of grants, including communicating and assisting the Grants Manager and overseeing adherence to project requirements, government regulations, and Hala’s policies.

Maintain up-to-date files for each grant.

Responsible to track donor reporting timelines and requirements for a portfolio of grants.

Responsible to draft donor reports for a portfolio of grants and organizing inputs from relevant team members.

Responsible to input project information into client reporting systems.

Support the review and tracking of donor compliance requirements.

Prepare simple modifications or amendments to agreements.

Support with reviewing invoices and coordinating consultants.

Support with procurements and travel under the grants.

Support recruitment of long- and short-term project personnel in accordance with Hala’s policy.

Support the preparation of other documents as needed, for internal or external communication, about grant progress.

Provide other support to the Hala’s Compliance Department, as needed, related to grants and program management.

May assist with planning, preparation, and management of program budgets and expenditures.

Support the Program Officer in the coordination of Programs

Who you are:

A team player with a demonstrated ability to work with diverse team members across multiple time zones.

A systems thinker and problem solver who can connect the dots between various technology stacks and overall project initiatives.

Experienced in building new hardware products as well as innovating to expand the impact and reach.

A highly organized individual who is self-motivated. A values-driven, trustworthy, and honest person with a passion for helping people in need.

We’d love to see:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Minimum 3 years of relevant grant management experience. Experience in any of the contexts where Hala works would be an asset (Syria, Yemen, Sudan)

Experience in the humanitarian or development sector.

Familiarity with government donors.

Very good writing and organization skills.

Strong attention to detail

Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google applications and word processing abilities

What Hala offers you:

Life-saving social impact.

Competitive salaries.

Unlimited vacation policy and flexible holidays so you can take time off when you need it. All staff takes a minimum of 22 days off plus holidays, including a mandatory 2-week vacation.

Comprehensive, worldwide healthcare, dental and vision insurance for you and your family at no cost to you.

Paid parental leave.

Flexible working policy, including the ability to work from home.

Computer and other office equipment to help you get your job done.

Relocation assistance for you, your family, and your pets for eligible positions.

A diverse, international community of dedicated, hardworking team players committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and a thriving workplace culture.

Opportunities for international travel, including program locations and satellite offices.

If there’s something important to you that isn’t on this list, please ask!

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and application materials at

What happens next:

We will review applications and reach out to candidates advancing to the interview stage by the second fortnight of April 2022. You should expect a phone screen, followed by several interviews with team members and the supervisor for this role, concluding with the opportunity to speak with one of our co-founders. Prior to the final interview, we will also request references that attest to your previous experience, work ethic, and values.

You will receive a confirmation that your application was received, and you’ll also hear back from us whether you’re selected for an interview or not. Please note that we are unable to offer individualized feedback before the first interview round due to the volume of applications we receive. **

How to apply:

At Hala Systems we only review applications received directly in our ATS. If you’re interested in applying, please click here:

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