Grants Manager (NGO Careers) at ACDI/VOCA, Uganda

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Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Grants Manager, Uganda

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Grants Manager for an anticipated program in Karamoja, Uganda, funded by USAID. This activity will build householdsā€™ resilience, focusing on food and water security, so that they can mitigate and adapt to shocks and stressors without compromising their health and nutrition.

The Grants Manager will be responsible for the grants-related procurement, subcontracting and grant processes and will monitor all grant and subcontract implementation activities to ensure compliance with ACDI/VOCA and donor guidelines and budget. The program is anticipated to start in 2023 and this position is envisioned to be based in Karamoja or Kampala, Uganda.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the sub-grants and subcontracts portfolio, sub-grant funding, and usage of funds
  • Work with technical team to identify potential activities and grantees that meet project objectives
  • Prepare grant solicitations, proposal and budget guidelines, and grant funding instructions and procedures and coordinate grantee selection process
  • Establish detailed systems and procedures for management of grants activities, including the preparation of grant agreement templates and other compliance-related documents related to the solicitation, review, and approval of grant requests, as well as the monitoring and close out of grant awards
  • Develop grant budgets, prepare cash forecasts, and monitor grant expenditures
  • Administer all local grants and subawards including provision of technical oversight on award management and performance monitoring
  • Conduct mandatory training for all grantees/subawardees regarding financial and technical reporting requirements
  • Prepare due diligence reports for each selected applicant
  • Conduct grantee/subawardee site visits as appropriate with the MEL team

Qualifications

  • Bachelorā€™s degree in international development, business, economics, or relevant field is required; masterā€™s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a senior level finance and/or grants position in an international development organization.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAIDā€™s rules and regulations, and with current standards and guidelines regarding grants, is preferred.
  • Experience working in Karamoja, Uganda, preferred.
  • Fluency in English required.

Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

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The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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