2 Grants Officer Employment Opportunities – WEI/Bantwana

Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and
Youth Project
Funding Source: PEPFAR/USAID
Duty Station: 
Jinja, Gulu, Uganda
About WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a Non-Governmental
Organization that helps families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by
HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they need to grow into
healthy adults.
About USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of World
Education is implementing the USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in
Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub
grant component. The Program is being implemented across 13 districts in
Eastern and Northern Uganda. Better Outcomes works with families, communities,
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Local Government and the private sector to
address the long-term, comprehensive needs of vulnerable children and families
through improved OVC service delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The
incumbent will support the Grant Manager in the writing of timely and quality
reports
·        
Process
disbursements to partners, track budgets and advance reconciliations
·        
The
job holder will be providing technical support and assistance in the management
of all the partner grants to ensure appropriate spending in accordance with
partnership agreements and grant regulations and guidelines
·        
Carry
out pre award assessments of partners and drafting the assessment report
·        
Provide
technical support to partners and conduct desk reviews of partners;
·        
Support
in the review and editing of partner budgets and proposals for accuracy,
completeness and clarity to ensure high-quality of final submissions
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
USAID Project Grants Officers should preferably hold Bachelor’s degrees in
Finance, Accounting or other relevant academic background
·        
At
least two years of post-qualification work experience in the development field
·        
Past
experience in grants management and financial reviews for major-development
agencies e.g. USAID or UNICEF
·        
Strong
computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to Apply via
E-mail only be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: weijobs2015@gmail.com
NB:
Please clearly include name and title of the position you are applying for and
indicate a preferred location (Jinja, Gulu or no preference) for jobs that are
in both locations in the subject line of the email.
Deadline: 15th May, 2015

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