Grants and Finance Assistant Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

at Education Development Center (EDC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 22, 2021
Category Finance & Accounting
Job Type Full-time


Deadline of this Job:
02 April 2021

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

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. United States Agency for International Development (USADI) has selected EDC to implement the USAID integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5 year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICVD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
• Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
• Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
• Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.

Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender. Labor and Social Development (MBLSDL 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 (DVC) 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 MQES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following position for the USAID ICYD Activity:
Grants and Finance Assistant .

This position reports to the Senior Finance Officer—Sub contracts and Grants Manager. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:
• Secondary education. vocational training and 3 -1 years of experience in finance, accounting, business computing, business administration or any related field is required. A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is preferred;
• Must have at least 3 years‘ experience in a similar position:
• Previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is required;
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
• Knowledge of basic accounting principles and ethics.

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: High School

Job application procedure
To apply, applicants are encouraged to visit the Careers Page at:  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.

EDC is on Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.