Jobs in Uganda - Finance, Grants & Compliance Management Specialist Job at University Research Co., LLC

Finance, Grants and Compliance Management Specialist Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 May 2021

Hiring Organization: University Research Co., LLC

Job Details:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS) URC manages projects in over 45 countries including the United States.
Established in 1965 URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal newborn and child health; infectious diseases including HIV/ AIDS, TB and malaria, reproductive health and family planning, food and nutrition, and vulnerable children and families. In the US we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
URC's mission is to provide innovative, evidence based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission ( http://www.urc-chs.com/ ).

Project Overview: University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID's Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID's RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health HIV/AIDS nutrition and child development services.


Title: Finance, Grants & Compliance Management Specialist
Hours: Regular Full-time. Not Eligible for Overtime
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualification
Reports to: Director, Finance & Administration .

Job Purpose: Grants & Compliance Management Specialist will coordinate RHITES-EC local organizations' Non-US Pre-Award Survey (NUPAS) assessment process documenting the findings of assessments and thereafter leading capacity building efforts for the local organizations to mitigate and address identified gaps weaknesses and risk areas. S/he will assess and document the ability of prospective recipients to receive perform and achieve the objectives of USG awards in accordance with USG rules regulations and cost principles.


Roles and Responsibilities:
• In coordination with the local capacity building team, administer the URC Grants Management Manual assessment tool (NUPAS) on eligible local organizations with special attention to the organizations' sub-award management policies procedures and structures.
• Identify specific areas requiring improvement clearly document identified weaknesses and design mechanisms to mitigate these identified weaknesses.
• Develop materials and provide training and oversight to facilitate corrective action on the identified weaknesses and gaps.
• Work with staff of identified organizations to develop work plans for continuous improvement and tracking mechanisms to address identified gaps.


Required Experience and Qualifications:
• Master's Degree in Business Management, Finance Administration or other related field.
• At least 8 years of relevant experience managing the financial and administrative components of grants grants-under-contract subcontracts preferably in USG-funded programs in the health sector.
• Specific experience with USAID contracting and grant mechanisms with demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems regulations and reporting requirements.

Application procedure

For more job details about the vacancies visit https://www.urc-chs.com/careers . Qualified applicants should send via E-mail HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com  their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, May 7, 2021 at 2:00p.m. addressed to: Snr. Human Resource Officer University Research Co., LLC - Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900 Due to the urgency of recruitment, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Date Posted: 2021-04-22

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