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Job Title: Finance & Grants Assistant – EDC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: Education Development Center (EDC)
Duty Station: Kampala
Reports to: Senior Finance Officer-Sub contracts & Grants Manager
Education Development Center (EDC) Profile
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.
EDC promotes equity and access to high-quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.
The goal of the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
Working in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan government and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to support improved basic education for Ugandan children; address school-related and gender-based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth; provide support to HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their caregivers/families, and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MoES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
This position reports to the Senior Finance Officer-Sub contracts and Grants Manager. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Secondary education, vocational training and 3-4 years of experience￼ in Finance, Accounting, Business Computing, Business Administration or any related field are required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in a relevant field preferred.
Skills and Experience:
Fluency in English is required.
To apply, Applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at https://go.edc.org/EDCUgandaJobs
Applications submitted without a resume or CV will not be reviewed.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
Note: EDC doesn’t solicit money from applicants at any level of the recruitment & selection process
Deadline: 26th March 2021 at 5:00 pm
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