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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Grants & Contracts Officer Job at Baylor-Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Grants & Contracts Officer

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
23rd April 2018

Duty Station:
Fort portal, Uganda

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America.
Baylor Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to fill the following positions:

Role Position: Grants & Contracts Officer (01 position)

Reports to the Grants & Contracts Manager
Overall responsibilities: Develop and maintain a Grants management database to enable effective tracking of all grants on board with the associated periodic reporting to senior management, Ensure effective Grant management at all stages – Start up, Implementation and closure as per Donor guidelines and within the stipulated timelines, Track Baylor Uganda’s recovery from the different Grant contributions and report status on a monthly basis, Ensure up-to-date Baylor Uganda’s electronic registration for respective funders, Ensure Compliance of all Donor requirements, and provide regular reports to senior management on Baylor Uganda’s compliance status, Ensure pre-award checks are done before any grant agreements or contracts are signed, Reviewing and ensuring that Project requests are in line with Donor Guidelines and approved work plans, Prepare Routine budget monitoring against work plans reports, Support the development of budgets as part of acquisition/business Development. Make Expenditure analysis reports on a monthly and quarterly basis, tracking project unit costs and Make Budget Vs Actual reports to be reviewed by the line manager and shared with technical area leads/Budget holders, Prepare financial projections relating to grants/projects
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • A Degree in business administration or finance, with exceptional spreadsheet construction skills.
  • The candidate must have at least two years of experience in a reputable organisation
Behavioural competencies:

  • Team and communication skills (both oral and written) and
  • Persuasive and convincing,
  • Self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by 20 April 2018. You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordirnary Level (UCE).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check-up report from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry. Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources