Grants Officer USAID Project NGO Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Title:           Grants Officer
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: Kamuli,
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
Officer 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:
  • Work
    collaboratively with other members of the grants management team to
    develop and implement grants management systems.
  • Carry
    out the financial reviews and project audits processes of grantees to
    ensure compliance with donor requirements
  • Follow
    up on accountabilities from sub-grantees in a timely manner to necessitate
    processing of additional funding.
  • Work
    closely with the Finance team in developing plans/budgets for the
    financial needs of sub grantees.
  • 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
  • Work
    closely with other URC USAID’S RHITES EC staff members in developing and
    carrying out annual work plans.
  • Review
    liquidation reports from sub-grantees.
  • Prepare
    sub- grantee reports and submitted them the Grants Manager, Finance &
    Admin Director and to the URC Headquarters.
  • Ensure
    budgetary controls of grantees and provide technical assistance to
    recipients, as required by the program.
  • Implement
    policies and procedures around the administration and monitoring of
    grants, and procedures designed to comply with donor regulations.
  • Work
    closely with the members of the grants management team to put in place a
    consistent- hard copy / electronic filing structure and system for
    financial information and contracts related to grants.
  • Provide
    mentoring and training to sub-grantees/ building financial management
    capacity of sub-grantees.
  • Work
    collaboratively with the Program Managers to meet program goals.
  • Ensure
    proper interpretation and application of donor procedures and regulations.
  • 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
  • Perform
    other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-EC Grants Officer job opportunity must hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or other relevant
    field. Level 2 ACCA or CPA completed
  • Five
    years of experience in the grants management for CSO’s and CBO’s and or
    large donor-funded development programs (USAID desirable).
  • In-depth
    knowledge of US Government cost accounting and procurement procedures.
  • Excellent
    writing, computer, management and organizational skills.
  • Ability
    to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily
    management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term
    deadlines and strategy.
Only candidates who are eligible to work in the 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
their cover letters, certificates of good conduct curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for three professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC –
Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close,
Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: Friday, 19th January 2018 by 12:00 pm
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