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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Grants Officer Job at MRC/UVRI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Grants Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Admin & Office ]


Jobs at: MRC/UVRI

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 16th August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Entebbe , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, August 05, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe Campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts.
The Unit is now seeking enthusias´Čüc and experienced individuals to fill the following position:
Role Position: Grants Officer
Reporting to: Senior Grants Officer
Duty Station: Entebbe.

The Grants Officer will ensure that the external grants portfolio of the Unit is managed efficiently and accurately, including administrative management of grant contracts and budget selling from incopiion of completion. Maintaining accurate and up to date records on all external grants and making sure all costs and income are correctly charged to the grants. nteracting and being tne main point of contract by supporting the Senior Grants Officer at the Unit for the donor organizations and project leaders regarding Financial or admin queries on grants and budgets.

Job Skills: Not Specified
Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
For detailed job descriptions and procedure for application, please visit our website: http://www.mrcuganda.org/jobs
Fill an online form whose details are on the website and there after submit your application documents to: recruitment@mrcuganda.org .
Applications should include academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references. Combine all application documentation into one PDF Document. Deadline is Friday, 16th August 2019, 5:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualification will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions.
This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Applications should be addressed to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
Consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted within six (6) weeks after the closing date of the advert.
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