Partnership Officer (Short Term)

 

Partnership Officer (Short Term) Job Advert

 

GOAL is currently
seeking to hire one (1) Partnership Officer to join our Kampala team for
Four Months.  With direct supervision
from the Partnership Compliance Manager the Partnership Compliance Officer will
work to support all Partnership related activities. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Partnership
Management

·        
Prepare
partner contracts/MOU’s/Agreements.

·        
Attend
Partnership opening meetings.

·        
Support
partner organizations in preparation of proposal and budgets for upcoming
projects;

·        
Manage
contract closeout processes with implementing partners.

Risk assessment and
management

·        
Carry
out partner financial assessments in line with GOAL partnership policies.

·        
Carry
out due diligences for private sector partner organizations.

·        
Carry
out compliance checks to ensure partners are in conformity with the terms and
conditions of the agreement.

Documentation

·        
Maintain
contract files and other correspondences with partners in both hard and
softcopies.

·        
File all
financial reports and other related partner documents in an orderly manner.

·        
Maintain
an updated partner database.

·        
Prepare
partner approval documents as per the required checklist.

Capacity Building
of partner Organizations

·        
Carry
out tailored capacity building of partner finance personnel on a regular basis
depending on the financial assessment needs;

·        
Follow
up with partners in respect to areas of improvement identified during audits
and work closely with the partners in closing the issues;

Partner financial
management

·        
Review
partner budgets in line with submitted proposals to ensure they match; 

·        
Prepare
partner disbursement requests and milestone payment requests in line with
partner funding agreements;

·        
Any
other duties as may be assigned by management.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: To be successful in this role, you will
need:

·        
Advanced
university degree in Business and/or Accounting with a recognized institution

·        
Minimum
three (3) years of management experience

·        
Experience
within the development/NGO sector

·        
ACCA/CPA
finalist.

·        
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office including Excel and word and good skills at using financial
software applications. Good understanding of fund accounting, Financial
Analysis

·        
Proven
track record in Grants Management

·        
Experience
with capacity building

·        
ACCA/CPA
fully qualified.

·        
Mastercard
funded project experience

·        
Experience
in working with NGO partners organisations as well as private sector partners

·        
Two (2)
years’ experience with an external audit firm is an added advantage

 

GOAL

Established in 1977,
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400
personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable
communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable
countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development
programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to
focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and
sustainable livelihoods.

General description
of the country programme:

 

GOAL has a Staff
Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to
ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from
exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the
non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and
business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or
organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any
candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies
any job offer made is also subject to a range of background checks. GOAL is an
equal opportunities employer.

 

How to Apply:

Interested
applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email
with at least 3 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1
character reference), please attach a copy of the riding permit,  and daytime contact number to; The Human
Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie  indicating the title ‘Partnership Officer’ in
the subject line by 21st  November 2020.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.

 

Deadline: 21st November 2020

 

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