Grants Officer USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Grants Officer
Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Grants Manager
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence
Job Summary: The Grants
Officer will be responsible for assisting the Grants Manager with the
management of full grant cycle process, including, compliance, quality
assurance, data validation, and reviewing grant budgets, and in compliance with
USAID and JSI policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Grants/Contracts Management:
  • Work
    closely with the Grants Manager to establish and maintain grants
    management system
  • Provide
    support to pre-award activities for Grant / Contract recipients including review
    of applications, budgets, pre-award questionnaires and any other
    supporting documents
  • Ensure
    compliance with applicable USAID regulations
  • Reviewing
    financial reports and grantee expenditures for allowability using
    financial software to track expenditures and managing  funds disbursement to grantees
Overall Program Management:
  • Build
    excellent relationships with Grantees/ Contractors, Local Governments,
    MOH, and other USG Implementing Partner staff.
  • Compile
    data and inputs for quarterly performance reports, assist in monitoring
    indicators, and assist with the development of ad hoc reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Grants Officer job placement shuld
    hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Finance and Business
    Management or related technical fields.
  • At
    least five years’ experience working on USG-funded projects, PEPFAR
    funding and reporting, and/or public health programs highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated
    interest in and experience in organizational or individual capacity
    building and/or training.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated CVs to
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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