Awards Manager

Save the Children, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th September, 2020

Job Description

The Awards Manager (AM) is responsible for delivering an efficient and effective award management function. S/he provides support to Project and Program Managers from start-up to close out. The AM is responsible for the administration of all contributions that SCI receives to deliver both its humanitarian and development projects for children including grants, contracts and GIK. S/he connects and coordinates roles and processes during the management of an award and plays a role in ensuring awards are well managed and donor compliance requirements are met. The AM provides direct support and information to field-based teams to deliver donor compliant awards with high quality and timely donor reports. The AM supports the development of the CO's best practices in award management systems and processes.



  • A minimum of a Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration or finance management or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
  • At least 6 years experience in grants management and relevant experience supervising community based social development projects with International NGO's particularly those addressing human/children's rights issue and those applying partnership approaches is desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic and operational abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team and with other teams.


  • Excellent time management and planning capacity; ability to muti-task and deal with complexity.
  • Full computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of critical responses.


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