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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Programme Support Manager - Independent Development Fund (IDF)

 Job title: Programme Support Manager - IDF

The Independent Development Fund is a Ugandan non- political, non- governmental, not for profit grant mechanism, providing support to civil society organizations to promote human rights, access to justice and social accountability in Uganda. We seek to recruit a qualified individual to fill the position of Programme Support Manager.
Employment type:
Full time
City / Location:
Kampala, Uganda
Min. years of experience:
5 years
Minimum degree:
Bachelors degree
To provide leadership in grant management, in line with the Fund’s policies, procedures and regulations.
Lead the process of review, technical and financial assessment of the grant applications
Make recommendations on the eligibility of applications for grants as per the IDF grant management policy and procedures and donor guidelines
Identify organizational capacity gaps of the grantees and coordinate appropriate capacity development interventions
Prepare agreements and memorandum of understanding for grantees for final approval and sign off.
Receive grantee funds requests and authorize processing of grant transfers.
Develop and implement appropriate training and capacity building initiatives for the grantees
Ensure that the funds /grants policies, procedures and regulations, are followed and kept under review
Develop good working relationships with the stakeholders.
Follow up continuous improvement in grant administration and other programme areas
Contact/How to apply:

To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “PRM-IDF or PSM-IDF” depending on what position you are applying for. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
Closing date is 5 PM on Friday the 28th of June 2013.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only the selected will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda
Attn.: The HR Consultant
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug