Grants Manager NGO Job Placements – BRAC

Job Title:        Grants Manager

Organisation: BRAC

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Audit Manager

About US:

BRAC is a global
leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in
Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest development
organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11
countries across Asia and Africa. Starting from a modest launch in 2006, Uganda
is the site of BRAC’s largest and fastest scale-up in Africa. BRAC in Uganda,
is comprised of three legal entitles i.e. BRAC Uganda Bank Limited (BUBL); BRAC
Social Business Enterprise Uganda Limited (BSBE) and BRAC Uganda NGO.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Support
the rapid assessment process by reviewing contracts with a compliance lens.

·       
Use
Grant Management system and tools to monitor Country Office portfolio and
performance in Grant Management. 3. Lead regular Grant reviews and monitor
across allocated portfolio.

·       
Develop
expert knowledge of Grant Management systems, it’s reporting functions and
ensure adherence of system guidelines to promote data quality.

·       
Act as
Country Office super user and lead on the BRAC Grant Management system.

·       
Support
the CMT (Country Management Team) to develop action plans and address issues
highlighted by Grant metrics and indicators.

·       
Capacity
building of more junior staff and promote learning in the Grant Management team
as applicable.

·       
Identify
issues in active Grant portfolio and apply problem solving skills.

·       
Support
Country Office in strategic and operational stewardship over donor resources.

·       
Safeguarding:
Ensuring the safety of team
members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve
the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of
support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working
environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s (honors) degree in Finance, International
Development and any other related fields with a relevant Master’s degree from a
reputable university. A professional qualification is an added advantage

·       
The
candidate must have at least seven (7) years working experience in Donor
Contract Management (DCM) with a reputable international NGO, and direct
experience with government and donor representatives

·       
Knowledge
of project planning & management principles donor guidelines with Strong
understanding of Resource mobilization, writing of fundable proposals.
Knowledge of Financial aspects of Grant Management; Knowledge of the
requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility
issues, compliancy management and reporting experience of engaging with donors

·       
Have Key
personal competences in Team and communication skills, High levels of
negotiation and coordination, analytical skills, networking and partnership
skills. Must be dynamic, Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able
to demonstrate high initiative.

·       
Age: Above 35+ years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their Application, CV and academic
documents in one folder addressed to the Head Human Resources by email to
hrd.uganda@brac.net. The subject must be the name of the position applied for
strictly when submitting. Only complete applications will be accepted and only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 27th April 2020 by 4:00pm EAT.

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