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Sunday, 21 April 2013

Grants & Partner Support Manager - AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Job Title: Grants & Partner Support Manager

Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance & Administrative Manager

About AHF Uganda:
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles California, and is the largest community-based provider of HIV treatment and care in the United States of America.
AHF registered in Uganda as AHF-Uganda Cares, is collaboration between the Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.
AHF-Uganda Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo and supporting 21 clinic sites across Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure compliance with AHF/donor guidelines, procedures and contractual obligations, particularly on reporting, procurement, matching funds and visibility requirements; communicate to staff any donor regulations impacting their work.
Participate in prefunding partner capacity assessment, review funding applications, financial reports and financial audits of all partners to ensure effective internal controls, good governance, proper accountability and transparency.
Participate in program planning and support of all sites & partners to develop realistic work plans/budgets.

Train, Mentor and build staff & partner capacity in all sites to ensure adherence to AHF/Donor requirements.
Prepare accurate reports pertaining performance of sites and partners that will inform management decision making
Receive and review grants periodical reports for all funded sites/partners, for completeness and adherence to AHF/Donor requirements.
Monthly reconciliation of partner/site advances, identify gaps & provide formal feedback to partners & staff regarding the financial performance.
Design and use grant tracking/monitoring system to monitor partner expenditures for assigned activities, alert management on irregularities with recommendations for management action.
Take lead in program expansion through project identification, development and submission of winning grant/business proposals.
 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

University degree in Accounting/Business related and a professional course either ACCA, CPA, CA is a MUST.
Training in Grants management or Project planning & management or any relevant course is an added advantage.
Minimum of 4 years working experience with an international NGO  or developmental agency involved in HIV /AIDS work and familiarity with donor funded projects.
Excellent computer skills especially Excel spreadsheets, Ms Word & PowerPoint.
Experience and knowledge in usage of relevant Accounting software.
Adaptation skills, and ability to work well in a multicultural environment
Highly motivated, responsible, self-directed, resourceful and flexible individual
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or partners, in a collaborative and team work approach.
Decision making and problem solving skills, Partnership and Negotiation skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to plan, organize and implement multiple task, and problem solve, and ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision
Sensitivity to ethics and confidentiality on finance, HR and HIV/AIDS client information.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates with the above qualifications and experience should send their C.V, photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications and application letter with 3 work related references addressed to;

The Regional Human Resource Manager,
AHF-uganda cares Secretariat
Plot 1, Baker Road, nakasero Hill.
P.o. Box 22914, Kampala
Or by email: globalhr@aidshealth.org

Deadline: Friday, 26th April, 2013

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted