Grants Coordinator Job Placement – CARE International

Job Title:            Grants Coordinator
Organisation: CARE
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Grants &
Contracts Manager
About US:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The Grants
Coordinator will ensure the programme’ s appropriate grant management, both the
donor contract management and compliance (ensuring donor rules are applied and
respected, donor reports are prepared and submitted timely and with the needed
accuracy, other donor requirements are met, etc) and the sub grants management
and oversight, as per CARE relevant policies.  
The staff will work with respective CARE units both in CARE Uganda
Regional Management Unit (RMU) as well as CARE USA headquarters and other CARE
International Member (CMPs). The incumbent will support assigned initiatives to
run an efficient budget management and guide the programme staff and finance on
donor requirements / guidelines and rules of managing donor grants. The specific
tasks will include;- Sub grantee management, Sub-grantee compliance and risk
management, Support project and Program Managers with grants financial
management including audit requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the CARE International
    Grants Coordinator job placement must hold a bachelors’ degree in Business
    Administration, Finance, Accounting or BCOM and/ or Professional
    Accounting qualification like CPA, CIMA, and ACCA Level 1
  • At least three years’ experience from
    financial management of development projects or at a middle or senior
    management level in accounting, auditing and grant management.
  • Prior exposure and experience working in a
    partnership approach and supporting civil society
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills in English
  • Good computer skills (email, word
    processing, spreadsheets, financial management systems)
  • Highly motivated to maintain a regular
    dialogue with CARE’s partner organizations
  • Skills in team work, facilitation and
  • Working knowledge of INGO operations and
    sub-grantee management is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters together with detailed CVs/ resumes giving daytime
telephone contacts and names and addresses of three professional referees to
Deadline: 30th April

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