Grant Management Officer – SUPREME Project NGO Jobs – SNV Netherlands Development Organization


Job Title:    Grant Management Officer –

Organisation: SNV
Netherlands Development Organization

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

SNV Netherlands
Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development
organizational founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a
global presence in 30 countries; across Africa, Asia and Latin America. SNV has
been present in Uganda since 1989 and currently undertakes donor funded
programming within 100+ districts across the country. As an organisation, SNV
focuses on the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors.


Job Summary:  SNV is currently implementing a component of
Security Protection and economic empowerment project (SUPREME) in a consortium
of 4 development organisations in West Nile region of Uganda with funding
support from the European Union. Under SNV SUPREME component, the project will
work with private sector businesses to implement inclusive business models that
provide benefits for members of Savings and Development Clusters (SDCs) by
providing business development services and challenge grants investments. It is
against this that the project is looking for qualified grants management
officer to provide support in managing this grant with the private sector.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Take charge of
administering the Grant Agreements (50 %)

As part
of the Grant Management Unit, working with all Grantees on the implementation
of the Grant Agreements and ensure that the agreements are fully understood and

close monitoring of the Grantee performance, validating of the
accountabilities, analyzing results versus targets and engage Grantees.

guidance and support to the Grantees to ensure that the submitted requests are
in line with requirements as indicated in the Grant Agreements.

the administrative processes are in place and followed, when preparing requests
for payment to the Grantees. All requests submitted to finance need to have
full documentation and have the correct information.

and maintain a database of all requests and payments, to allow management of
the Grant Management Unit activities.

relevant information to the Monitoring and Evaluation officer, in order to make
sure that all eligible beneficiaries are captured into the project database.

implementation of the Grant Agreements (30 %)

the technical advisers in the team on the technical relevance and quality of
the delivered products and services and jointly develop tools and materials to
support Grantees in improving quality of products/services.

in assessing the applications from private sector businesses for challenge
grant as to whether they meet the SUPREME project criteria.

out verification of all delivered products and services by the Grantees:
providing feedback on client satisfaction and as input into the payment
process. This involves field verification visits to assess product performance
and quality of service offered by the Grantee.

and participate in marketing events for the Grantees and learning sessions for
specific set of Grantees.

Contribute to the
overall performance of the Grants Management Unit and the overall SUPREME
project (20 %)

all relevant aspects of Grant Management implementation, including quarterly
reporting and substantial contributions to the Annual Reports (both targets and

and prepare amendments to the Grant Agreements, and submit to project management
and relevant project committees.

in SUPREME team meetings and any events and meetings, organized by SNV Uganda.

other activity, as assigned by the SUPREME project manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,
Finance, Accounting or BCOM and/ or Professional Accounting qualification like
CPA, CIMA, and ACCA Level.

At least
three years of experience from financial management of development projects or
at a middle or senior management level in accounting, auditing and grant

with working in a partnership approach and supporting private sector.

verbal and written communication skills in English.

skills (email, word processing, spreadsheets, financial management systems).

motivated to maintain a regular dialogue with SNV’s partner organizations.

in team work, facilitation and training. Knowledge of INGO operations.

with sub-grantee management, working in the dairy sector and knowledge of
southwest Uganda are all strong additional advantages.

and committed to Gender Equity and Diversity.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




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