Senior Grants Officer US Non-profit Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Senior
Grants Officer
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Reports to: Grants
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the
fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000
sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to
help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of
the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been
virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have
declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country program is currently
implementing a number of projects in partnership with various donors.
Job Summary:  The Senior Grants Officer will be responsible
for the provision of grants support to EGPAF’s program and ensure compliance
with the terms and conditions of the Foundation’s awards, applicable Donor
rules and regulations, and host country laws, and the Foundation’s internal
policies. The Senior Grants Officer will also ensure that all sub-recipients
have a strong financial management system that ensures transparency and
accountability of Foundation resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support in the review and evaluation of sub-grantee applications and
  • Support in the negotiation of contract and sub-grant terms and
    conditions, prepare contract, and sub-grant award documents.
  • Prepare grantee requests for necessary award approvals and waivers.
  • Manage the sub-grant and contract closeout processes
Risk Assessment
  • Lead in the evaluation of potential sub-recipients’ proposals and
    conduct the pre-award and risk assessments for all potential partners and
    ensure adequate documentation of this process.
  • Ensure annual risk reassessment exercises are done for all Sub-grantees
    and that capacity strengthening efforts are tailored to individual grantee
    needs and assessed risk
  • Ensures systems are in place to ensure proper reporting of
    violations or potential violations to appropriate individuals – champions
    and provides training on the Foundation’s Whistleblower policy.
Monitoring and
Support of Sub-recipients
  • Monitor grantee performance to ensure compliance with the terms and
    conditions of award including review of financial status reports.
  • Work with the program team to conduct joint  support supervision visits and quarterly
    performance review
  • Review grantee reports for accuracy and completeness, conduct site
    visits to verify grantee activities, and on-site financial reviews,
    followed by site visit reports.
  • Identify grantee capacity building needs and provide technical
    assistance where needed.
  • Assist in providing ongoing training and support to grantees to
    ensure compliance and good fiscal discipline
  • Ensure the grantee monitoring & support SOP is fully
    administered and adhered to at all times with relevant communication to
    senior management on identified gaps as per the escalation matrix
  • Monitor sub-grantee expenditures against budget and program
    performance in conjunction with activity managers
  • Support transitioning activities of potential sub partners to
    receive transition awards.
Budgeting and
Financial Reviews
  • Provide technical support to Sub-grantee in the development of
    work-plan and budget to be followed during the award contract period
  • Review monthly financial reports and cash requests and monitor
    actual expenditures against budgets/ceilings, documenting material
    variances and working closely with the partners to minimize deviations
    from planned spending
  • Review grantee financial reports for accuracy and completeness.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the EGPAF Senior Grants Officer job must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business of similar,
  • A minimum of five years of experience, including experience in grant
    management and knowledge of CDC / USAID compliance requirements.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
Deadline: 15th April 2019
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