2 Grants Officer USAID RHITES-EC Project Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job
Title:          
 Grants
Officer (2 Job Opportunities)
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 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 awards.
·        
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 teams.
·        
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
·        
A
minimum of five (5) 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.
Please note:
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: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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