4 Regional Finance & Grants Specialist USAID Project Job Placements – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)


Job Title:      Regional Finance & Grants
Specialist (4 Job Placements)

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Duty Station: Kampala, Jinja, Mbarara and Gulu,


About US:

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and
Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression,
provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key
populations, strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for
sustainable service delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and
maintaining epidemic control.


Job Summary:  The Regional Finance & Grants Specialist
will support the development and the implementation of policies, procedures and
systems for administration of sub grants under the project. The Grants
Specialist will lead the day-to-day financial administration and management of
sub grants to partners and facilities/sites. He/She will lead the financial
capacity-building of all sub grantees and provides practical operational
guidance to build the management capacity of the local sub grantees to meet
contractual requirements and minimum reporting standards. The Grants specialist
will ensure that the project’s sub grantees are in compliance with national and
international standards, as well as, the financial and reporting compliance
standards of the donor


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Develop and finalize sub grant award documents.

Responsible for financial and administrative
management of sub grantees, ensuring strict adherence to USAID award and UPMB’s
accounting policies and procedures.

Review and manage sub grantee budget.

Review monthly financial reports and ensure that
expenses are in accordance with the terms of the agreement and USAID and UPMB’s
rules and regulations.

Ensure that sub grantees properly safeguard

Process sub grantee invoices upon approval.

Train sub grantee staff on USAID and UPMB’s
rules, financial reporting and accounting procedures.

Continuously monitor, identify and mitigate
sub-grantee grant management risks,

Identify training and other management and
administrative support needs for sub grantees.

Work collaboratively with project teams to
ensure proper project and financial reporting, spending, and compliance.

Other relevant tasks as assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Postgraduate
qualification in Finance, Accounting, Business Management relevant financial

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce,

A minimum of five years of experience in grants
design, accounting and/or sub grant management on large donor-funded
international projects.

A working knowledge and prior experience with
USAID Grants.

Demonstrated expertise with USAID cost
principles, reporting requirements, financial regulations and management

Strong finance background in financial
management, sub grantee development and analysis.

Fluency in English in both oral and written

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including
Excel and Navision.

Ability to travel within the country.

Willingness to support UPMB’s mission..


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:


Executive Director

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127



E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug


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