Finance & Grants Officer Job at Abt Associates - Jobs in Uganda

Finance & Grants Officer

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 December 2020

Hiring Organization  Abt Associates

JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: Finance & Grants Officer
Reporting to: Regional Lead
Duty Location: USAID/ICAN offices in Gulu
Working hours: Maximum 40 hours a week
BACKGROUND — USAID ICAN
USAID's integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN) is USAID/Uganda’s flagship resilience project. awarded in July 7018. The Activity goal is to enhance the resilience of vulnerable households in the eight districts of Kanungu, Kisoro, Rukungiri lkiguzi sulrregion); Gulu, Lamwo, Nwoya (Acholi sub-region); Kaabong and Kotido (Karamoja sub—region) in Karamoja region.
The Finance and Grants officer will provide general support finance, subcontracts and grants processes. This position is based in Gulu, Uganda .

Duties and Responsibilities
• Support the regional team lead in managing finances and processing payments with in the Acholi region.
• Coordinate regional procurements and logistics. Liaison with suppliers. including obtaining quotes, processing payments and ensuring deliveries
• Support subcontractor/s and grantees to prepare timely periodic financial reports and advance requests.
• Advice and monitor subcontracts financial management practices to ensure efficient use of ICAN resources.
• Work closely with the sub—contractors Finance mam to put in place a consistent
• hard copy 7 electronic filing structure and system for financial information and contracts related documents.
• Provide capacity building for sub-contractors and grantees in financial and administrative management and help them in implementing their individual capacity building plans.
• Working with regional technical team to support subcontracts in the budgeting and work planning process.
• With support of the Regional Lead, coordinate the grant making process from solicitation to contracting.
• Maintain grants tracking tool to ensure payment requests for grants deliverables submitted are correctly paid. Work with Kampala-based Grants Manager and Accountant to ensure timely disbursement of funds to grantees to avoid disruption to activity implementation.
• Conduct periodic checks of grantees activities as part of ongoing process to ensure that grants are utilized as per grant agreement.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications
• Minimum degree in Finance/ Administration or equivalent three years of experience in project finance. subcontracts and grants management support.
• Knowledge of computer software such as Excel, Word. Ability to communicate and liaise verbally and in writing with partners/suppliers/visitors and staff, and interpret/respond clearly and effectively to verbal or written instructions
• Results-oriented, team player and excellent interpersonal skills

Job Education Requirements: Degree


Job Experience Requirements: Three years


Application procedure

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits; local candidates strongly encouraged to apply
Please apply online through Abt website Job link below not later than December 18 2020.
https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId-71320&company=AbtPROD 

Date Posted: 2020-12-08

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