Earn over 47,000 US Dollars (175m) as EFM – Political /Economic Small Grants Coordinator at United States US Embassy

Job Title:   EFM – Political /Economic Small Grants Coordinator

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: USD $47,419 /Per Year

Position Number: Kampala-2024-005-RA2


About Organisation:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years. Ambassador William W. Popp currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda. The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.


Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps


Job Summary:  The EFM – Pol/Econ Small Grants Coordinator is primarily responsible for supervising and administering the Political/Economic (P/E) section’s small grants portfolio, including the Ambassador’s Special Self -Help Fund, the Democracy and Human Rights Fund, and potentially other Washington-based grants. The coordinator serves as the Grants Officer Representative (GOR) for all grants under the P/E section’s purview and supports the P/E Grants Officer (GO) to design and manage the P/E section’s small grants programs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  • Education Requirements: The applicants for the United States US Embassy EFM – Pol/Econ Small Grants Coordinator job should have two years college/university studies. Required
  • Experience: Two years of work experience with a governmental or non-governmental organization in either program, administrative or grant management is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Position requires professional and specialized knowledge of project management (including analysis, assessment, and advice to community organizations), contract drafting and interpretation, basic accounting and business skills, database and file system management and program coordination. Position requires detailed knowledge of U.S. policies and regulations governing grants.
  • Language: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required.
  • Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent speaking and writing skills. Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational, time management, analytical skills and attentive to details. Good investigative instincts and research skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity is required. Proficient in Microsoft suites. Data entry skills are required, and accuracy is essential. The Job holder will input each certified grant into the Grants Data Base Management System (GDMS). Numerical skills required. Ability to use productivity software and databases. Possession of Public Trust security clearance is required.


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 6th August 2024


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Date Posted 2024-07-09T17:42
Valid Through 2024-08-07T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization U.S. Embassy in Uganda
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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