Grants Assistant USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:      Grants

Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station: Jinja,

About US:

University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project
is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in
regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity
targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.

Job Summary:  The Grants Assistant will work closely with
the Grants team to manage grants provided to health units supported by the
project. This includes the accurate maintenance of attacking record of grantee
expenditures and advances, reviewing grantees’ financial reports, building
financial management capacity among grantees, ensure compliance with USAID
rules and regulations, and orienting grantees on sub-grant requirements..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the grants management
    team to develop and implement grants management systems:
  • Follow up on accountabilities from sub-grantees in a timely manner
    to necessitate processing of additional funding.
  • Work closely with the Finance team in developing plans/budgets for
    the financial needs of sub grantees.
  • Work collaboratively with the other grants management team members
    in overseeing sub-grant functions and coordinate preparation of grant
    agreements, monitoring of grant periods and close out of the sub-grant
  • Review liquidation reports from sub-grantees
  • Manage the hard copy / electronic filing structure and system for
    financial information and contracts related to sub-grants

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Business, Management, Finance,
    Administration, or other related field.
  • Three years of relevant experience managing the financial and
    administrative components of grants, grants-under-contract, subcontract,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills with
    ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams, proven ability to set
    priorities, multi-task, and work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Experience with USAID and donor projects is highly desirable

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references
addressed to:

Human Resource

University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 2nd August 2019 by 5:00pm

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