Job Title: Grants and Finance Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                                 Job Type: Full-time

Company: ActionAid International Uganda (AAIU)

Location: Head Office, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Operations Manager

Responsible for: Finance and Grants Officers, Regional Finance Officers

Company Profile: ActionAid International Uganda is a national development organization affiliated with ActionAid International (AAI), a global federation of independent members and national programs operating in 47 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. AAIU’s mission is to achieve social justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organizations, activists, social movements, and their supporters.

Job Role: To provide financial and grants management support, monitoring, and coordination of project activities within the framework of AAIU/AAI and ensuring all policies and procedures, donor regulations, accounting standards, and local laws are complied with.

Key Result Areas:

  • Coordinate the financial planning and budgeting for projects in line with AAIU/AAI and donor requirements.
  • Provide technical support to partners and staff in project fundraising and donor fund management.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial donor reports are prepared in line with donor requirements, AAI/AAIU policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare for and attend to the needs of projects’ internal and external auditors and implement recommendations in line with the Financial Procedures Manual (FPM).
  • Support the implementation of an internal control system to maintain financial integrity and compliance with AAIU policies, procedures, national laws, and donor requirements.
  • Provide support and guidance to grants and contracts management to ensure adherence to AAI requirements.
  • Supervise, motivate, appraise staff, and build the capacity of staff and partners in line with the Human Resource Plan (HRP) and other organizational policies.

Person Specifications:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Financial Management, or Accounting from a recognized University.
  • Professional Accounting qualifications, CPA or ACCA is a MUST.


  • At least four years of relevant work experience, two of which should have been in grants and contract management, preferably at the managerial level in a reputable organization.


  • Contract and Grants Management
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control
  • Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Computerized Accounting Skills
  • Transformative, Feminist Leadership Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Ability to Establish Critical Working Relationships
  • Ability to Promote and Safeguard AAU Policies

Application Process:

Interested candidates should send their applications (cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents as one document) by email to Clearly address the application to The Human Resource and Administration Officer, ActionAid International Uganda, Plot Number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, P.O. Box 676, Kampala.

Application Deadline: Not later than 1:00 PM on Friday, 21st June 2024.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.
  • ActionAid International Uganda is an Equal-Opportunity Employer.
  • ActionAid International Uganda does not solicit money from its applicants.

About ACTION AID: Industry: NGO Location: Kampala, Uganda



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