Grants Management Associate Jobs – Development Links Consult (DLC)

Job Title:      Grants Management Associate
Organisation: Development Links Consult (DLC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Consulting Services Manager
About US:
Links Consult (DLC) is a development management consultancy firm duly
incorporated in Uganda as a Limited Liability Company.
Job Summary: The Grants Management Associate will support the
business development component of DLC so as to grow and sustain the firm’s
grants management portfolio. The incumbent will offer support in the consulting
services function of DLC to ensure that the firm’s consultancy assignments in
grants management are executed efficiently and meet the required consulting
quality standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identify and build links with potential
    local, regional and international clients to mobilize contracts in the
    area of grants management.
  • Track adverts for consultancy and grant
    proposals in the area of grants management and assess DLC’s administrative
    compliance and the technical and financial feasibility of the calls for
  • Interpret donor cooperation agreements to
    implementing client organisations
  • Actively contribute to the preparation of
    consulting and grant proposals based on the client’s and DLC’s
    requirements and specifications.
  • Support implementing client organisations to
    comply with their internal and donor financial and programme management
    policies and procedures.
  • Support client organisations to identify and
    address their capacity needs in programme management, organisational
    development, internal control, budget monitoring, and financial management
  • Develop and manage standardized templates
    (such as Grants Management Manual, Grant Applicant Assessment Guide, etc.)
    to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the grants management
    portfolio of the firm.
  • Manage inputs and deliverables from other DLC
    consulting team members to ensure the timely and quality delivery of
    consultancy assignments in grants management
  • Coordinate and liaise with the primary
    client(s) and secondary clients to ensure that their needs are met in a
    timely manner.
  • Ensure DLC’s compliance with the terms and
    conditions of the consultancy or grant contracts of the primary clients
  • Regularly track and charge for consultancy
    deliverables, where applicable.
  • Prepare progress reports to the primary
    clients for consultancy and grant projects
  • Actively contribute ideas and materials to
    enhance the visibility of DLC as a grants management agency
  • Attend internal work management meetings, and
    contribute to the preparation of meeting reports, when required.
  • Undertake any other official tasks that
    contribute to the efficient operation and performance of the grants
    management portfolio and the firm in totality.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s Degree
    in Social development, accounting, business or financial management
    discipline. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the above fields with
    exceptional work experience of at least five years and demonstrable
    competence may be considered.
  • A minimum of five years’ continuous
    experience in grants management, partnership mediation or coordination of
    a multi-client capacity building programme.
  • Broad understanding and knowledge of NGO
    philosophy, structures, methods of work and regulatory environment.
  • Familiarity with the funding regulations of
    various donors, including the ability to interpret complex grant
    requirements and funding agreements.
  • Excellent proposal and report writing skills.
  • Previous experience in undertaking
    consultancy or providing technical support in at least one of the fields
    of social research, project design and evaluations or organisational
    development is an added advantage.
  • Ability to plan (design workflows), manage
    time and other team members; communicate clearly orally and in writing;
    and to analyse and utilise data and information.
  • A self-starter with good persuasion,
    interpersonal, and problem solving skills.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified candidates should send in the filled form, Download Here via e-mail to:
Deadline: 12th August 2016

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