NGO Jobs – Grants Manager at GOAL Uganda

Job Title: Grants Manager
Location:  Kampala, Uganda with extensive travel to Agago and Abim (up to 70%)
About GOAL:
GOAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. GOAL is also committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy.
Job Summary: The Grants Manager plays a central role in the management of partnerships in the GOAL Uganda Country Programme and coordinates the grant management process including (but not limited to), review and approval of partner grants, capacity building and mentoring partners in their financial systems. The Grant manager works closely with the Capacity Building Manager, M&E Coordinator and Project Managers to support partners to be fully accountable and increase their competencies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities;
·         Support the capacity building of partner organisation financial systems;
·         Provide overall management to the Grants Management Officer;
·         Provide overall support to partner grant management;
·         Coordinate the forum for management decisions on partners funding;
·         Reporting and documentation; and support cost comparison analysis among others.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
He / She must have:
·         Business and/or Accounting degree with a recognised institution or ACCA part/fully qualified. Other recognised professional accounting accreditation considered
·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in managing a team
·         Experience within the development/NGO sector
·         Proven track record in Grants Management
·         Experience with an external audit firm
·         Training experience / qualification / demonstrated experience in capacity building small organisations
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character including current or most recent employer), daytime contact number and salary history to;
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator,
GOAL Uganda,
P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga,
Or email:   
NB: Electronic applications with certificates attached will not be considered. Remember to indicate the position applied for in the subject.
Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 23rd November, 2012
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