PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator

at US Embassy
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 12, 2020
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator

Announcement Number: Kampala-2020-009

Position Title: PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator

Opening Period: 02/11/2020 – 02/25/2020

Series/Grade: FP-06

Salary: USD 42,149 (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator.

The work schedule for this position is: Part Time, 20 hours per week.

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Download: Detailed Position Description

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: Incumbent is responsible, under the direct supervision of the Deputy PEPFAR Country Coordinator, for the management and implementation of the Embassy’s Community Grants for HIV/AIDS under PEPFAR. Assist PEPFAR Coordination Office with administrative duties.

The coordinator’s primary responsibility is management of PEPFAR community grants for HIV/AIDS. Incumbent will also solicit applications from potential grantees when opportunities present themselves that fulfill the goals and objectives of the program.

Program Management (60%)

Identify and visit potential and ongoing projects throughout Uganda. This may involve substantial travel by road, including overnight trips. Serving as point person for and accompanying COM/PEPFAR Country Coordinator for travel to inaugurate completed projects is also necessary, requiring advance coordination internally as well as with key district officials.

Draft project agreements and ensure that implementation is handled in accordance with U.S Government guidelines.

Maintain clear financial controls over approved projects and programs according to U.S. Government regulations, ensuring that funds are dispersed for the purposes intended. This involves frequent communication with grantees and the Embassy’s Financial Management Office.


Ability to plan, arrange, manage and administer all programs according to U.S. government regulations. Must be able to work in a high-volume, high-productivity environment and to work well with others. Must be computer literate, preferably with experience in EXCEL and MS WORD. Must be able to draft concise and clear recommendations. A successful candidate must be a self-starter, able to plan and execute his/her duties with minimal supervision. The candidate must also be willing to travel frequently to remote parts of Uganda to monitor and evaluate projects and must be able to liaise effectively with projects implementers, beneficiaries, and local officials. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance at the Public Trust level.

Experience Requirements

Two years of college/University studies is required.
Two years’ work experience in an office environment.
General Knowledge of development goals and ability to write clearly and concisely.
English Level 3 (Good working knowledge, speaking, reading, and writing) is required. This may be tested.

Education Requirements

Two years of college/University studies is required.