Cluster Manager (Regional Manager) NGO Jobs – ACORD-U

 Job Title:    Cluster Manager (Regional

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and
Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Mbarara,

Reports to:
Programmes Development Coordinator


About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development.
ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25
districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have
been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and
to change the situation in which they find themselves.


About USAID KCHS Project:

The Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from
USAID, to implement the “Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS) Activity” in
South Western Uganda (Sheema, Mitooma, Kazo, Kiruhura and Ibanda Districts).


Job Summary:  The Cluster Manager (Regional Manager) will
head the KCHS Activity management unit and provide overall prudent KCHS
management support in compliance with USAID policies and regulations. He/She
will supervise and support KCHS project staff across 05 districts in south
western Uganda. The Cluster Manager will be supported by the ACORD-Uganda
Programme Development Coordinator. He/She will work with the DOP, Financial and
Administration Manager and Technical Team to ensure the KCHS grant adheres to
approved frameworks. He/she will ensure that key processes are in place to
manage grant risk assessments, donor financial compliance and reporting
management processes


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a degree in Social work and Social Administration,
business management, finance and administration or a related field.

master’s in a related field is an added advantage.

experience in managing financial and administrative components of grants,
specifically the candidate should possess experience with USAID contracting and
grant mechanism

knowledge of USAID financial management systems, regulation, and reporting


How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3
year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in
Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email: or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road
or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.


Deadline: 26th November, 2020


ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on
any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not
hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply


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