Job Title: Grants Coordinator
Organisation: CARE International
Duty Station: Kampala,
CARE International is
a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are
known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to defending the dignity of
people. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve
social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where
poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. We put
women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot
overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE has
been working in Uganda for over 50 years. In FY ending June 2020, CARE improved
the lives of nearly one million people in Uganda (62% women). Our ambition for
the next five years is to reach 5 million people, through life-saving and
gender transformative programs.
Job Summary: Reporting to the Head of Grants &
Compliance, the responsibility of the Grants Coordinator is to ensure the programme’s
appropriate grant management, both the donor contract management and compliance
(ensuring donor rules are applied and respected, donor reports are prepared and
submitted timely and with the needed accuracy, other donor requirements are
met) and the sub grants management and oversight, as per CARE relevant
policies. The staff will work with respective CARE units both in CARE Uganda,
Regional Management Unit (RMU) as well as CARE USA headquarters and other CARE
International Member Partners (CMPs). The job holder will support assigned
initiatives to run an efficient budget management process and guide the program
staff and finance on donor requirements/guidelines and rules of managing donor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance,
Accounting or BCOM and/ or Professional Accounting qualification like CPA,
CIMA, and ACCA Level
of three (3) years of experience from financial management of development
projects or at a middle or senior management level in accounting, auditing and
with working in a partnership approach and supporting civil society.
verbal and written communication skills in English.
skills (email, word processing, spreadsheets, financial management systems).
motivated to maintain a regular dialogue with CARE’s partner organizations.
in team work, facilitation and training.
of INGO operations and sub-grantee management is an added advantage.
and committed to Gender Equity and Diversity.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
are interested in the above job should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and
email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment
email:([email protected]) clearly indicating the Job title in the email
Deadline: 12th March, 2021.