Fresher Grants Officer Job Vacancies – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Grants Officer

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio
– medical research and service delivery organization.  RHSP strives to improve the quality of life
of the local population through a combination of community-based research,
curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central

Job Summary:  The Grants Officer will provide support to the
Grants office in managing CBOs /CSOs in accounting works.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Effective management of CBOs/CSOs for statutory
and donor compliance.

Ensure that all agreements and records, for
CBOs/CSOs are well-maintained and updated.

Support the capacity building of CBOs/CSOs in
proper grants reporting.

Conduct field monitoring visits to CBOs/CSOs
together with the Regional CBO programs officer and CBO accountants.

Participate in CBO/CSO pre-award assessment

Review CBO/CSO Budgets

Submit budgets and funds requisitions for CBOs
in the share-point system.

Produce CBO/CSO monthly and quarterly reports in
close collaboration with the Regional CBO Programs Officer and CBO Accountant.   

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Finance / Accounting from reputable University.

Full professional qualification ACCA, CPA.

Evidence of excellent quantitative skills e.g.
good grades in a mathematical field at O and A level

Two years of experience in managing grants or
finances for Donor funds

Proficiency in using and Administration of
Navision accounting software.

Knowledge of MS Excel, Word and other common
financial software programs

Strong Leadership skills and ability to work independently
or with minimal supervision.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates possessing
the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter,
updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates
(One document), addressed to the HR Manager to Kindly indicate
the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will
be considered.

Deadline: Friday 6th
March 2020 by 5:00pm.

NB: Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to

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