Grants Manager Sub- Granting Non-profit Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Manager Sub- Granting
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Head, Strategic Planning and Development
Vacancy Code: GMSGSPDTX1
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:   The Grants Manager Sub- Granting will perform
key Sub-granting tasks in support of the Senior Manager Sub-granting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial and
administrative oversight;
  • Provide financial oversight (first point of contact for sub-grantees
    on financial and administrative issues) throughout the sub-grant cycle.
  • Reviewing all sub grantee accountabilities and reports for
    compliance with IDI and funder policies.
  • Liaising with the IDI Finance department to ensure that all expenses
    claimed are chargeable to the grant.
  • Certifying that accountabilities and reports are o f the required
    standard, are received and processed in a timely manner and that
    sub-grantee needs (including payments) are promptly dealt with.
  • Recommending changes in sub-grantee status for example; risk level,
    grant value adjustments as well as coordinating close-outs.
Monitoring and
tracking of sub-grantee compliance and outputs:
Overseeing ongoing sub-grantee assessments and evaluations, including IDI
and third party routine field reviews and audits and any necessary corrective
Documentation: Certifying that all sub-grantee manual and
electronic documentation (including reports, reviews, audits, findings and
corrective action plans) is accurate, up-to-date and available on the relevant
IDI server location.
Training &
Capacity Building:
identifying partner training and capacity building needs; mentoring sub-grantees
and facilitating /leading formal training sessions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Grants
    Manager Sub- Granting job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any relevant
    field, including but not limited to finance, accounting/audit and business
  • Master’s degree and/or professional qualification OR experience is
    added advantages.
  • Training in grants management or a related field
  • At least three years of work experience in development programs,
    preferably in a Grants or Finance function
  • Prior grants management experience and familiarity with US
    government (CDC, USAID, NIH, DOD) and other funder regulations, procedures
    and requirements will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of program design and delivery and of funder regulations
    (especially in a health program context)
  • Creative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Previous experience in training/developing others;
  • Excellent oral and written English skills and proficiency in using
    MS Excel;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 4th January 2019
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