IRC Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters) Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

IRC Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters) Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters)”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before October 24, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters) Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on October 11, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters) to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline October 24, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

Grant management

  • Manage the scheduling of project cycle meetings and budget vs. actual meetings in collaboration with project leads, distribute guidance to relevant team members, monitor the development of materials in advance of those meetings, and follow-up on actions resulting from those meetings with a focus on tracking progress against the budget and key project indicators.
  • Manage preparation, implementation, and follow-up for routine technical and financial compliance monitoring exercises undertaken by the PlayMatters regional team.
  • Manage and communicate all reporting deadlines in a way that is timely, well understood by other colleagues, and planned well to ensure timely submission of report inputs.
  • Coordinate, consolidate, review, and revise as necessary project reports to ensure documents are of the highest possible quality, in line with donor requirements, submitted in a timely way for internal review, and escalated as needed for troubleshooting issues with the Grants Coordinator and Deputy Project Coordinator – Grants and Project Management.
  • Support the Grants Coordinator to develop, review, and amend donor, partnership, service, and collaboration agreements/amendments.
  • Ensure reporting deadlines are distributed well in advance to relevant colleagues with correct templates including finance, programs, and M&E.
  • Provide technical guidance on IRC and donor regulations to ensure compliance across the IRC Uganda PlayMatters team, proactively raising and resolving issues.
  • Support compliant management of partners under IRC’s system for partnership management called the Partnership Excellence for Equality and Results System (PEERS).
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Grants Coordinator, IRC Uganda PlayMatters Deputy Project Coordinator – Grants and Project Management, and IRC Uganda Senior Management Team.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req43523
  • Job Title: Grants and Project Manager (PlayMatters) – Readvertised
  • Sector: Grants
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda


  • A Master’s or a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, business, international affairs, development, international political economy or another relevant subject
  •  2-5 years working in grants management and proposal/ business development/ humanitarian program design
  • Knowledge of donor compliance regulations (private foundations, PRM, ECHO, FCDO, etc.)
  • Proven previous successful experience project management, budget management, and report development
  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence colleagues often without line management
  • Flexibility and adaptability to adjust plans for the realities of working across multiple time zones and cultural contexts.
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Advanced skill required in the Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures but also use own initiative, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and circumstances
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure in an insecure environment
  • Aptitude to adapt to a different context regarding security, culture, climate or health issues
  • Willingness to travel
  • Commitment to women’s rights and IRC’s vision, mission and values, including sensitivity to cultural settings

How to Apply IRC Grants and Project Manager (Playmatters) Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: October 24, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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