Senior Science Officer (Grants Management) Jobs – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)


Job Title:    Senior Science Officer
(Grants Management)

Organization:  Uganda National Council for
Science and Technology (UNCST)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
government agency established in 1990 by an Act of parliament (CAP 209). The
UNCST under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSIT) is
mandated to develop and implement strategies for integrating Science and
Technology (S&T) into the national development process.


Job Summary:   The Senior
Science Officer (Grants Management) will provide leadership and facilitate the
implementation of joint inter-institutional and international research grants


Key Duties and

leadership and technical guidance in the management of competitive research and
product development grants to scientists/researchers and innovators;

synergies with international research granting schemes such as the Science
Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) among others;

implementation of the joint inter-institutional and international research
grant programs;

research grant programs, identify funding for their implementation and manage
the necessary agreements;

and deliver a training curriculum in proposal writing, entrepreneurship and
business plan development for the grantees;

technical supervision visits to the Projects;

in mobilizing resources for the institution;

any other UNCST tasks as necessary and as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Master’s degree in either Business Administration or
Business Computing or a closely related field;

Bachelor’s degree in biological or natural sciences;

with proven experience in Project Management or Grants Management;

At least
6 years of experience in a similar field,

level of confidence in relating with S&T stakeholders;

to work independently and as part of a team;

planning, budgeting, and reporting skills;

Age: not
more than 40 years.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below




Your application documents (your application letter and Curriculum vitae)
should be received in soft copy as one pdf file.Address your application to:
Head, Human Resources, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Plot
6, Kimera Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 6884, Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 30th
October 2020 by 5:00pm


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