USAID SAFE Project Careers – Grants Manager at National Center for State Courts (NCSC)

Job Title:  Grants Manager
Organisation: National Center for State
Courts (NCSC)
Project Name: USAID Supporting Access to
Justice, Fostering Equity & Peace (SAFE) Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About NCSC:
NCSC is a unique
non-governmental organization providing technical assistance, training and
technology to advance justice systems in the 50 U.S. states and around the
world. Founded more than 40 years ago by the leaders of the U.S. courts to
deliver on the promise of Equal Justice under Law, NCSC partners with donor agencies,
host-country governments, and non-governmental organizations to create more
effective justice institutions and promote the Rule of Law.
NCSC Project
The National
Center for State Courts (NCSC) is implementing the “Supporting Access to
Justice, Fostering Equity & Peace” (SAFE Program) funded by USAID.
USAID-SAFE is a five-year development Program that seeks to strengthen the
Government of Uganda’s capacity with respect to peace building and conflict
Key Duties and
  • Responsible for the management of the Program’s grant activities;
  • Provide information and give support to grantees
  • Responsible for monitoring and oversight on grants compliance with
    USAID and NCSC regulations and policies;
  • Actively monitor, manage and compile grant management reports for
    all USAID SAFE funds;
  • Update, maintain and develop an effective filing system for all
    grants awarded;
  • Identify procedural or training issues for the grantees to improve
    the implementation and quality of reported data;
Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should have five or more years’ experience as a
    Grants Manager
  • Past experience with USAID technical and financial reporting
  • Strong organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail
  • Show commitment to ethics in grant-making       
  • Strong public speaking and training experience
  • Expertize working with computer software
How to Apply:
All interested
persons should send their applications via email to:
with the subject heading “Grants Manager.”
The completed
applications must include an application letter, detailed CVs with at least
three professional referees and copies of relevant academic certificates.
Deadline: 2nd
April 2015
NB: Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

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