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Friday, December 1, 2017

Grants Director Job at Chemonics - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Grants Director

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Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Chemonics seeks a Grants Director, for the Anticipated USAID Uganda Health Systems Strengthening activity (UHSS) based in Kampala, the health system through improving leadership and accountability for results in public and private health sectors at both national and local levels. The activity seeks to strengthen central -level stewardship and district level management of the health system; support initiatives that increase domestic financing for health; identify and implement interventions that increase efficient use of key health resources; and strengthen state and non-state community systems for improved quality health services.
The Grants Director will possess a robust understanding of how civil society and non- governmental organizations operate on the community, district, and regional level of the Ugandan health system. S/he will oversee local subcontracting design, management, and monitoring process for a portfolio of regional and community level grantees’. This includes oversight of grants and subcontracts, from application of award to administration, monitoring, and closeout. S/he will serve as a key interface between technical staff and local grantees. The Grants Director will work closely with finance staff to build recipient capacity in financial management and USAID regulation compliance.

  • Master’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management of large, complex USAID projects with granting programs. 
  • Experience managing USAID or other donor funded development programs preferred. funded development programs preferred
  • Familiarity with compliance to Federal Acquisition Regulations required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility; and integrity
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English required
  • Fluency in Ugandan languages preferred
Job application procedure
Please apply through will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
in addition, please ‘download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to  with only Uganda UHSS in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested." Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration} for employment without regard to race, colon religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran information, age, membership min an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.