Entry Level Grants Management and Compliance Officer NGO Job Placements – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Title: Grants Management and Compliance

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station:


Reports to: Senior
Technical Advisor Grants Management and Resources Mobilisation

About US:

The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of
preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of
persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. 

Job Summary:   The
Grants and Compliance Management Officer shall provide support to the TASO
Soroti Region Consortium team for effective project implementation and
post-award management of the project sub-grantee portfolio within the region.
Under the direction of the TASO Grants Manager, s/he shall work collaboratively
within the Regional Project Management Team, especially with various Technical
Advisors within the Regional Project, the Finance Manager and the Cluster
teams; to support implementation, evaluation and learning with respect to key
sub¬grantees and in line with TASO’s implementation framework.

Key Outputs:

·       Technical support/coaching and mentoring in
relation to grant management, audit, accounting provided

·       Financial supporting documents, budgeting and
assessing budget proposal aligned,

·       Request for grant disbursement handled

·       Grant documents compiled and filed

·       Financial system assessment conducted

·       lnput/advice in grant management, and
sub-grantee budget proposal assessment provided.

·       Monitoring field visits with partners to
follow-up on the use of grants conducted

·       Technical support on financial management and
accounting capacities, policy improvements and compliance to donor regulations
and guidelines provided.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Works under the direction of the Grants
Manager to support the effective post award grant management and successful
implementation of key awards under the TASO Soroti Region Consortium project.

·       Maintains a deliverable tracking sheet and
status update for the assigned key sub-grant portfolio and contributes to
monthly monitoring and reporting.

·       Monitors and tracks sub-grant project
expenditures against budgeted expenditures for the assigned sub-grant

·       Ensures timely and accurate reporting both
internally and for CDC-the donor.

·       Coordinates reviews of program reports for
the assigned sub-grantee portfolio.

·       Mentors and Coaches and provides guidance to
project teams at Cluster level on grant management issues.

·       Participates in developing and implementing
grants management guidelines, policies, and protocols and captures learning
from post-award grant management processes.

·       Assists in sub-award partner relationships
related to post-award management.

·       Assists with preparation, coordination, and
facilitation of project start up and close out processes, including drafting of
Sub-Award contract agreements.

·       Works with the Regional Project team in
providing input into the annual operating plans and key team activities
including: learning, grant management, and ensures communications and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Business Administration, Qualitative Economics, Public Administration,
International Development, Grants Management, Accounting and Finance or a
related discipline.

·       At least 1-3 years’ professional experience
in grant management or international development.

·       Experience managing budgets and cost

·       Proven ability managing, and guiding project
staff and partners regarding a variety of donors^ rules and regulations (l.e.

·       Experience with US government donors

·       Excellent organizational skills with the
ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.

·       Proven communication and interpersonal skills
in multi-disciplinary working environment.

·       Flexible, Adaptable, Detail-oriented, and a
Team Player.

·       Computer literacy, particularly word
processing and spreadsheets.

·       Having lived and worked in a rural setting is
strongly preferred.

·       Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity,
Emotional control, Confidentiality and Openness, Team player, Ability to work
under mental and physical stress and Empathy

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save
all the relevant documents in one folder and forward online applications with
the relevant credentials to the link below


Applications received
online shall be considered

Only qualified candidates
who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies
of certified academic certificates, valid riding permit, testimonials and three
referees, two of which should be professional referees including their
telephone and email contacts.

N.B TASO staff and
former staff must attach a signed recommendation letter from the respective
Center Program Manager.

While TASO
appreciates all the interested applicants, on interviews

Deadline: 28th May 2020 at 11:59 pm

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