USAID RHITES-EC Grants Assistant Career Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Grants Assistant
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Grants
Assistant will work closely with the Grants team to manage grants provided to
health units supported by the project. This includes the accurate maintenance
of a tracking record of grantee expenditures and advances, reviewing grantees’
financial reports, building financial management capacity among grantees,
ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and orienting grantees on
sub-grant requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
The Grants Assistant will work collaboratively
with other members of the grants management team to develop and implement
grants management systems
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Follow-up on accountabilities from sub-grantees
in a timely manner to necessitate processing of additional funding
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Work in liaison with the Finance team in
developing plans/budgets for the financial needs of sub grantees
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The incumbent will also work collaboratively
with the other grants management team members in overseeing sub-grant functions
and coordinate preparation of grant agreements, monitoring of grant periods and
close out of the sub-grant awards
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Keenly review liquidation reports from
sub-grantees
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Manage the hard copy / electronic filing
structure and system for financial information and contracts related to
sub-grants
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Coordinate the shipment of files for the sub
grants to URC headquarters on a quarterly basis
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Provide support in tracking and reporting of
financial performance of grants
·        
Work closely with Grants management team to
establish tools to track supervision visits to partners and provide necessary
updates to technical teams
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Grants
Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management,
Finance, Administration, or other related field
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in managing
the financial and administrative components of grants, grants-under-contract,
subcontracts.
·        
Excellent interpersonal communications, and
organizational skills desired
·        
Ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy desired
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda
for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for
this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send an updated CV/Résumé, cover letter and
completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here
and send to: to HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 21st
October, 2016
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