Awards Coordinator

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 18 Dec 2020

The Role:

Awards Coordinator

The Coordinator provides award management system support and oversight throughout the life cycle of an award (opportunity stage to close out). Works with other staff to effectively support program quality, donor compliance and accountability to all stakeholders.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • A minimum of a Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration or finance management or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
  • At least 2 years' experience with International NGO's particularly those addressing human/children's rights and those applying partnership approaches is desirable

  • Experience working with international donors such the UN, ECHO, European Commission, USAID, DFID and compliance requirements

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

The Organisation:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 18th December 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

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