Grants Manager Job Opportunity – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Grants Manager Job Opportunity – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:      Grants Manager

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Head of Finance and Grants

About US:

Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will manage PEPFAR downloaded funds and balances in the PMS
  • Ensure proper preparation and timely filing of CDC monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Determine appropriate financial reporting needs according to the Notices of Award, plus other financial reporting guidelines and coordinating them with the finance section.
  • Ensure that all agreements, financial and administrative records for all grants are well maintained and updated.
  • Prepare and submit donor progress reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis as per Notices of Award.
  • Generate donor budgets in liaison with donor agencies together with the Research Office
  • Ensure IDC is properly and timely recovered across grants
  • Prepare responses for donor desk reviews

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Grants Manager job placement should preferably hold a professional accountancy qualification
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Business management
  • At least three years’ experience in a finance management position.
  • Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge of MS-Navision
  • Creative problem solving and analytical skills,
  • High degree of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applicationletter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Rakai Health Sciences Program,

P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda


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Deadline: 28th April 2017

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