Grants Director

Chemonics International Inc

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Job Description


Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS)

Chemonics seeks a Grants Director for the anticipated USAID Uganda Health Systems Strengthening
activity (UHSS) based in Kampala, Uganda. The purpose of UHSS is to strengthen the health system
through improving leadership and accountability for results in public and private health sectors at both
national and local levels. The activity seeks to strengthen central level stewardship and district level
management of the health system; support initiatives that increase domestic financing for health; identify
and implement interventions that increase efficient use of key health resources; and strengthen state and
non-state community systems for improved quality health services.

The Grants Director will possess a robust understanding of how civil society and non-governmental
organizations operate on the community, district, and regional level of the Ugandan health system. S/he will
oversee local subcontracting design, management, and monitoring process for a portfolio of regional and
community level grantees. This includes oversight of grants and subcontracts, from application of award
to administration, monitoring, and closeout. S/he will serve as a key interface between technical staff and
local grantees. The Grants Director will work closely with finance staff to build recipient capacity in financial
management and USAID regulation compliance.


•  Master’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline

•  Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management of large, complex
USAID projects with granting programs

•  Experience managing USAID or other donor-funded development programs preferred

•  Familiarity with compliance to Federal Acquisition Regulations required

•  Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

•  Professional level of oral and written fluency in English required

•  Fluency in Ugandan languages preferred

Application Instructions:

Please apply through Candidates
will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will
be contacted.

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification
form and submit it separately to with only Uganda UHSS in the subject
line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check ‘1 do not wish to complete
the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment
opportunity reporting requirements.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection
and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity,
marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee
organization, or other non-merit factors.