EFM – Pol/Econ Small Grants Coordinator job at U.S. Mission

The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Pol/Econ Small Grants Coordinator.

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time, 40 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.

• Incumbent is responsible, under the direct supervision of the Political/Human Rights Officer and the overview of the Chief of Mission, for the conception, design, management, and implementation of respective activities related to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, the Democracy and Human Rights Fund, and various Washington-based grants.

Qualifications and Evaluations
• Completion of two years college /university studies is required.

• Two years’ work experience with a governmental or non-governmental organization in either program, administrative or grant management is required.

• Position requires professional and specialized knowledge of project management (including analysis, assessment, and advice to community organizations), contract drafting and interpretation, basic accounting and business skills, database and file system management and program coordination. Position requires detailed knowledge of U.S. policies and regulations governing grants.

• Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. This may be tested.

• Must have excellent speaking and writing skills.
• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational, time management, analytical skills and attentive to details.
• Good investigative instincts and research skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity is required. Proficient in Microsoft suites.
• Data entry skills are required and accuracy is essential.
• The Job holder will input each certified grant into the Grants Data Base Management System (GDMS). Numerical skills required.
• Ability to use productivity software and databases.
• Possession of Public Trust security clearance is required.
• This may be tested.

• All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: High School

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