Grant Co-ordinator Job Opportunity – Ministry of Health (MoH)

Job Title:      Grant Co-ordinator
Organization: Ministry of
Health (MoH)
Project Name: Uganda
National Expanded Programme on Immunization Unit  (UNEPI)
Funding Source: GAVI
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Program Manager
About US:
The Government of The Republic of Uganda has received financing from
the GAVI Alliance towards the cost of the Health Systems Strengthening and
Immunization Strengthening in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Grant
Co-ordinator will provide oversight of all grant activities among all the key
stakeholders. The incumbent will coordinate planning, budgeting, project
implementation, monitoring & evaluation, and financial & program
reporting. The incumbent will also ensure that all activities are implemented
on time and that all grant funds fully absorbed. He/She will work closely with
the Fiduciary Management Agent in the execution of his duties and
responsibilities. The job demands high energy, working and travelling; and
consistently demanding filing of regular high quality reports within strict
Key Duties and
  • Ensure the timely preparation, approval
    and execution of work plans and budgets;
  • Assist the Programme Manager in organizing
    human, financial and material resources to achieve the project objectives.
  • Work in liaison with the M&E
    Specialist to ensure that there is a system of •effective Monitoring &
    Evaluation of the Grant;
  • Coordinate the development of financial
    and operation guidelines for grants at central and District level;
  • Work closely with the Project Accountant
    to ensure: effective budget management, availability of funds, timely
    processing of requisitions of project activities and ensure that all funds
    are properly accounted for;
  • The incumbent will ensure that all Grant
    Management and other donor requirements are addressed in a timely manner;
  • Ensure the preparation and submission of
    quarterly and annual financial activity reports to MoH and GAVI;
  • Work in liaison with the procurement
    personnel and mechanisms to ensure timely execution of funded procurements
    and compliance with the PPDA Act, 20i4 and Regulations 2010;
  • Work with the various audit mechanisms in
    place to ensure executive audit plans are executed in a timely manner;
  • Ensuring effective coordination with all
    stakeholders including; implementing ministries and agencies, FMA, Local
    Governments, Health Development Partners, Civil Society Organizations,
    Private Sector organizations, and stakeholders;
  • Work with the FMA and other agencies to
    strengthen Grant Management Capacity of UNEPI and other MoH departments;
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by
    the Program Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold a University
    Degree in any field of Management including;; Economics, Finance, Business
    Administration, Medicine, Education, Project Planning, Pharmacy,
    Statistics or Social sciences;
  • Possession of post graduate qualification
    of Project Planning and Management is required.
  • At least eight (8) years working
    experience with at least 4 years at managerial level.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the GOU laws,
    procedures, rules and regulations;
  • Prior exposure and experience in Project
    Management and ability to work with and coordinate the activities of a
    range of public, private and development agencies, at community, district,
    national and international levels;
  • Good leadership, managerial and planning
    skills preferably obtained in an organization operating in the field of
    Public Health or working with any development organization;
  • High degree of integrity and ethical
    conduct; well-developed interpersonal skills and communication skills;
  • Proficiency in use of spread sheets, word
    processing and presentation skills.
  • Age: Between 32-45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans are encourage to hand
deliver their applications with updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of all your
academic qualification plus other relevant supporting documents to the Office
of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 31st March
2017 by 5:00pm

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