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Grant and Programme Monitoring Manager Career Opportunity - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Organisation: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reference Number: 129-UGA00018

About PwC:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) supports organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions to unique business challenges.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Grant and Programme Monitoring Manager will support PwC in steering and managing public sector engagements including financial audits and reviews, capacity assessments, and special reviews under the overall direction of the partner.
  • Responsible for identifying and pursuing business opportunities
  • In charge of leading business proposal development
  • Leading teams and ensuring delivery of quality work and timely deliverables with adherence to PwC standards
  • Charged with researching on developments in the priority industries/sectors and developing thought leadership material e.g. publications, articles, presentations
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with clients and across PwC Network

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in: Public Health, Finance/ Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Science
  • Membership in an industry-recognised professional accounting body (ACCA or CPA)
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • The PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Grant and Programme Monitoring Manager should have at least five years of relevant experience working in preferably in the health, social or financial sector, with experience related to financial accounting, with the ability to review and analyze accounting transactions, reviewing and negotiating budgets
  • Five years of experience in financial management systems, with the ability to review and assess internal controls and financial processes and procedures and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Five years of experience in the review of financial statements (including income and expenditure statements, balance sheets and cash reconciliation statements); and  audit reports
  • Possess strong grant management and team management skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines in complex environment
  • Broad knowledge of issues relating to grant management in developing countries with working knowledge of GoU and Development Partners such as World Bank, DFID, USAID, Danida, KfW Bank, CIDA, SIDA, EU, GIZ, etc
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Strong professional oral communication, writing and analytical skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents

How to Apply:
If you are confident that you fit the person and job profile and you are keen on growing your career with one of the leading Consultancy firms in the Country, please visit our Careers website.

Deadline: 5th May 2016

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