GOAL Non-profit Careers – Grant Manager

Job Title:   Grant Manager
Organisation: GOAL
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
Financial Controller
About GOAL:
Founded in 1977, GOAL works to
promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable,
and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 15
countries; Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Sierra
Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Iraq, Philippines and Zimbabwe.
GOAL’s head office is in Dublin, Ireland with support offices in London and New
York.
About GOAL Uganda:
Operational in Uganda since the
late 70’s, the current country programme focuses on two of GOAL’s three
strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health Accountability
programming); and a market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods
and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the
resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused
approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with
national and international civil society organizations, local government, the
private sector and communities to give effect to our mission. GOAL Uganda works
with partner organizations in Kampala, Bugiri, Busia, Fort Fortal, Lira, Abim,
Kitgum & Kaabong in ACT Health and Water& Sanitation programming.
Job Summary: The GOAL
Grant Manager plays a central role in the management and Building capacity of
partners & sub grantees in the GOAL Uganda Partnership Programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    support the capacity building of partner organization financial systems
  • Conduct
    financial training to partner’s management and board members;
  • Carry
    out one to one capacity building to partners finance personnel on a
    monthly basis;
  • Perform
    regular financial assessment for each partner every year there is a
    project to be funded;
  • Carry
    out internal audit for each partner every year there is a project;
  • Actively
    coordinate individual or group external audits for every partner each
    year;
  • In
    charge of training partners on how to use QuickBooks and provision of any
    support that may be required;
  • Monitoring
    partner stock control and distributions to beneficiaries to ensure
    targeted beneficiaries receive GOAL intended assistance and distributions
    are reconciled to stock request;
  • Support
    to partner grants management
  • Reporting
    and documentation -Provide monthly report to AFC based on your monthly
    work plan;
  • File
    all financial reports, trip reports, official communications, financial
    assessment and internal and external audits by partner in an orderly manner
  • Support
    cost comparison analysis
  • Update
    the benchmarking database as and when requested and ensure circulation to
    the Kampala Head Office.
  • Intuitively
    check the partner’s proposal to ensure that the bench marking is accurate
  • Present
    partner performance updates to the Programme grants monitoring team during
    monthly Programme Meetings;
  • Timely
    preparation of partner disbursement requests;
  • Actively
    support partners in preparation of proposal Budget for upcoming projects;
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a Business and/or Accounting degree with a
    recognized institution
  • ACCA
    part/fully qualified. Other recognized professional accounting
    accreditation will be considered
  • At
    least three (3) years of management experience
  • Past
    experience within the development/NGO sector
  • At
    least two (2) years’ experience with an external audit firm
  • Excellent
    track record in Grants Management
  • Past
    exposure and experience with capacity building
  • Past
    Irish Aid/DFID experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT
Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below
and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs
should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format
will be considered.

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