USAID RHITES Project Jobs – Senior Awards and Compliance Officer at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS
through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a
global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15
countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of
HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the
highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25
years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and
new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country
program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with
various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary carer services.
Job Summary: The Senior
Awards and Compliance Officer will be responsible for the provision of awards
and compliance support to the Uganda Country office to ensure effective awards
and sub-grants management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Pre-Award Support:
·        
Works in liaison with in-country program staff to
select grantee for award. This will includes conduct of pre-award assessments.
·        
Makes determinations of risk profiles of prospective
grantees using the Foundation’s risk assessment tool and recommends appropriate
approaches to mitigate the risks identified, including the development of
specific award conditions.
·        
Technically supports the recommendation and selection
of  proper award instrument for awards.
·        
Conducts cost analysis and budget negotiations
during review of sub-grantee submissions.
·        
Prepares and submits award documents including
original awards and amendments for review and approval.
2.
Post-Award Support:
·        
Provides technical support to staff and grantees on
administrative policies and procedures for grantees.
·        
Collects and maintains complete documentation of
submissions of reports specific to grants under prime awards including
inventory of property in grantees custody, audit reports of grantees, and other
programmatic and financial deliverables.
·        
Regularly reviews sub-grantees actual expenditure
performance against approved budgets.
·        
Supports the process of securing prior approvals and
waivers from donors required for administration of specific grants.
·        
Works closely with A&C Manager to develop a
comprehensive Monitoring and Support plan for all sub-recipients based on risk
level.
·        
Actively monitors grantees compliance with
applicable special award conditions.
·        
Ensures the proper final disposition of property
acquired by grantees.
·        
Carries out investigations to resolve contractual
issues/problems arising from grants and make recommendations to the Awards
& Compliance Manager.
3.
Use the Contracts and Grants Information System:
·        
Ensures the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date
information in CGIS on all assigned awards.
·        
Maintains and control of the archive of grants on
both paper and electronic based files.
4.
Procurement:  
Prepares and/or
reviews documentation of purchase orders and contracts financed under grants.
5.
Training & Technical Assistance
·        
Contributes to the development and delivery of
training curricula among grantees.
·        
Significantly contributes to substantive discussions
in the Foundation grants community of practice.
·        
Performs any other duties as needed to successfully
implement and manage awards and compliance activities as delegated from time to
time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold relevant Bachelor’s
degree (Master’s preferred) in a relevant area or field
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment,
communication skills, and report writing skills.
·        
High level of proficiency in relevant computer
applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
to this address;
The Country
Director, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo
Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 14th December 2015

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