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

Job Title:   Grants Officer

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program
(RHSP)

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
Uganda.

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
activities.

·       
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 jobs@rhsp.org. 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
disqualification

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