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Monday, October 2, 2017

Grants Officer Job at The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Grants Officer

Jobs at:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
20th OCTOBER, 2017

Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda

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Job details:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children and to help those already infected with HIV/AIDS. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25 years, Pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide.
EGPAF Uganda Country program scope involves; 1)the USAID Regional Health integration to Enhance Services in the South West Uganda project that aims to increase the availability, accessibility, and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, Care and Treatment, Maternal, Neonatal, Child Health Services, Family Planning, Nutrition Assessment, Counseling Support, Malaria Prevention and Treatment and other Primary Care Sen/ices. 2) The Optimizing HIV Treatment Access among Pregnant Women (OHTA) covering 8 districts of South West Uganda. 3) The ELMA-funded Unfinished Business Project that focuses on closing the Adult-Pediatric ART gap. 4) Saving Lives at Birth that focuses on Development of a Model for National Scale-up of the Pratt Pouch to expand infant Nevirapine Prophylaxis in Uganda, Prevent Mother-to- child Transmission of HIV and to Save Infant Lives.
EGPAF therefore seek to hire suitable persons to
perform the roles below;
Job Title: Grants Officer
Location: Mbarara
Reporting Relations: Grant Manager

Job Summary;
Support the department in the management of sub awards in order to mitigate risks and ensure compliance . with the terms and conditions of sub agreements, assist in monitoring awardees‘ (CSOs and Private Not For Profit (NFP) hospitals and NGOs) performance to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of award, assist in development of monitoring and support plans under the guidance of the Grants Manager and ensure they are properly implemented, plan and conduct compliance site visit reviews for sub grantees as per Country compliance review site visit plan, submit all cash requests to the Washington DC Office for each sub awardees as per agreed schedule in a timely manner, monitor awardees’ expenditures against approved budget and program objectives and ensures each sub awardee has an active award at all times, ensure sub awardees adhere to contractual and donor regulations at all times, assist in pre—award assessment process and ensures organizations have the capacity to appropriately manage sub wards.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required;
A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics or any other related field. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in US Federal funded grants/contracts administration and management preferably with international non- profit organizations. Experience in the development or implementation of contracts/grants and compliance i I training. Ability to work independently and willingness to travel to the field up to 60% of the work time.

Job application procedure
Please send a cover letter and CV to:
The Senior Human Resources Manager
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 15, Kitante Close
P.O. Box 21127
Kampala, Uganda
Application should be sent to: Deadline for submission of applications is 20th OCTOBER, 2017.