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Grants Coordinator

at Care Uganda
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Grants Coordinator

1 Position

Location -Arua

Job Summary
Reporting to the Grants & Contracts Manager, the responsibility of the Grants Coordinator is to ensure
the programme’s appropriate grant management, both the donor contract management and compliance
(ensuring donor rules are applied and respected, donor reports are prepared and submitted timely and
with the needed accuracy, other donor requirements are met, etc) and the sub grants management and
oversight, as per CARE relevant policies .

The staff will work with respective CARE units both in CARE Uganda, Regional Management Unit (RMU) as well as CARE USA headquarters and other CARE
International Member Partners (CMPs). The job holder will support assigned initiatives to run an efficient
budget management and guide the programme staff and finance on donor requirements/guidelines and
rules of managing donor Grants.

Job Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

1. Ensures transparent partner selection as per sub grantee policy,
2. Ensures organizational capacity and due diligence assessments are conducted to
inform final decisions on partner selection for approval by Decision Making committee (DMC),
3. Prepares sub grant agreements and all related required documentation for approval of sub grants by DMC;
4. Supports program team to develop organizational capacity development plans of partners, based on results from assessments and monitors progress /
implementation against these plans;


Additional Skills Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Computer skills (email, word processing, spreadsheets, financial
management systems).
Highly motivated to maintain a regular dialogue with CARE’s partner organizations.
Skills in team work, facilitation and training. Knowledge of INGO
operations and sub-grantee management is an added advantage.
Sensitive and committed to Gender Equity and Diversity.

Experience Requirements

Experience Minimum of three (3) years of experience from financial management of development projects or at a middle or senior management level in accounting, auditing and grant management. Experiences with working
in a partnership approach and supporting civil society.

Education Requirements

A bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or BCOM and/ or Professional Accounting qualification like CPA, CIMA, and ACCA Level