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2 Grants Manager Officers Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Grants Manager Officers

Jobs at:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Deadline of this Job:
27th May 2017 at 4:30 pm

Duty Station:
TASO Region Office Soroti

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Job details:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), was founded to contribute to the process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO has received a 5-year CDC-PEPFAR Grant to implement accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Soroti Region, covering B districts oi Soroti, Kaberamaido (Cluster 1), Katakwi, Amuria (Cluster 2), Serere, Kumi, Bukedea and Ngora (Cluster 3). in addiuon, TASO will be implementing accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Masaka and Kalungu districts, as a Sub-recipient under the Masaka Region Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) Consortium funded by PEPFAR through CDC. in pursuit of such intentions, TASO invites applications from qualified, dedicated‘ competent, innovative and results-oriented persons for employment on a contract basis for the posts below;
Classification : Contract-full-time
Reporting to : TASO Grants Manager
Supervises : None
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience :
Duty Station : TASO Region Office Soroti
Main Purpose of the Job
The Grants Management Officer shall provide support to the TASO Soroti Region Consortium team tor effective project implementation and post-award management of the project 5 sub-grantee portfolio within the region. Under the direction of the TASO Grants Manager, s/he shall work collaboratively within the Regional Protect Management Team, especially 5 with various Technical Advisers within the Regional Project, the Finance Manager and the Cluster teams; to support implementation, evaluation and learning with respect to 5 key sub-grantees and in line with TASO's implementation framework.
Key Outputs
  • Technical support and mentoring in relation to grant management, audit, accounting provided 3
  • Financial supporting documents, budgeting and assessing 5 budget proposal aligned,
  • Request tor grant disbursement handled
  • Grant documents compiled and filed
  • Financial system assessment conducted
  • input/advice in grant management, and sub-grantee budget proposal assessment provided.
  • Monitoring field visits with partners to follow-up on the use of grants conducted
  • Technical support on financial management and accounting capacities, policy improvements and compliance to donor regulations and guidelines provided.
Minimum Academic Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Qualitative Economics, Public Administration, International Development, Grants Management. Accounting and Finance or a related discipline.
Required Experience and Skills
  • At least 1-3 years‘ professional experience in grant management or international development.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Experience managing budgets and cost projections.
  • Proven ability managing, and guiding project staff and partners regarding a variety of donors‘ rules and regulations (i.e. USG, PEPFAR etc.)
  • Experience with US government donors a plus including a working knowledge of USG rules and regulations.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills in multi - disciplinary working environment.
  • Flexible, adaptable, detail-oriented, and a team player.
  • Computer literacy, particularly word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Having lived and worked in a rural setting is strongly preferred.
Job application procedure
All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form which can be down loaded from the TASO Website at or any TASO Centre and register in the applications register.
Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies cl certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees including their telephone and email contacts.
Note: Please firmly staple your papers together and note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please visit the TASO website for more details in regards mite Job advert.
Posting Date: 15th May 2015
Closing Date: 27th May 2017 at 4:30 pm
Please forward your applications to;
The Director Human Resources and Administration
TASO Uganda Ltd