Finance, Grants & Compliance Management Specialist

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Finance, Grants & Compliance Management Specialist

Description

Organization: University Research Co. (URC)
Country: Uganda

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 workplans for continuous improvement and tracking mechanisms to address identified gaps.
Work with identified organizations staff to implement the agreed upon corrective measures, track progress and achieve agreed upon milestones in each area of sub-award management.

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.