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Graduate Intern Business Development and Grants

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Uganda  Kampala, Uganda
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Job Description:

The Organisation

(COMPANY NAME) is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children's rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it's girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children's rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for - and respond to - crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

ROLE PROFILE

Department

Grants and Business Development

Title

Graduate Intern

Functional Area

Programs

Reports to

Business Development and Grants Manager

Location

Kampala

Travel required

No

Effective Date

Grade

role PURPOSE

(COMPANY NAME) is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that advances children's rights and equality for girls. (COMPANY NAME) is committed to reach 100 million girls to Lead, Learn, Decide and Thrive in Uganda. We support children's rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

(COMPANY NAME) Uganda is looking for a dynamic and motivated candidate for a position of Graduate Intern to support the Business Development and Grants Department.

Under the supervision of the Business Development and Grants Manager, the graduate Intern will support the team in day to day tasks pertaining to proposal development and grants management.

Dimensions of the Role

* Prepare project briefs based on project reports to document key achievements and basic grant information

* Compile list of projects and annexes as instructed to be attached with the proposal

* Undertake desk research

* Follow up on proposal development team to provide inputs

* At the end of every month develop monthly reporting schedule for the following month for sharing with Grants Manager.

* Share monthly reporting compliance report with Grants Manager for further action.

* Review grant files to establish missing reports/ documents and track PM/PC response in relation to the missing documents.

* Assist on developing grants budget sponsored programs to facilitate SAP set up

* Photocopy, scan and file grant documents to their respective grant files

* Support in preparation of FADs for new/pipeline grants and share with Grants Manager for review.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

* Masters/Bachelors degree in Social Science, Development Studies or International Relations

(COMPANY NAME)'s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

* Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.

* Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.

* Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.

* Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.

* Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

* Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.

* Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.

* Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.

* Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

* Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

* Builds constructive relationships across (COMPANY NAME) to support our shared goals.

* Develops trusting and 'win-win' relationships with funders, partners and communities.

* Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

* Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

* Builds constructive relationships across (COMPANY NAME) to support our shared goals.

* Develops trusting and 'win-win' relationships with funders, partners and communities.

* Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Physical Environment

Based in Country Office with few travels to project field locations

Level of contact with children

This position has been classified as "Mid contact": Occasional interaction with children.

Safeguarding Children & Young Peoples Policy (mandatory for all staff)

* Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues.

* Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.

* Ensure that all (COMPANY NAME) partners, visitors and associates in his/her area of responsibility are provided with, are made aware of and have signed and returned a copy of the child protection policy. Inform the partners, visitors and associates that they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with children during their visit.

Ensures that (COMPANY NAME)'s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and (COMPANY NAME)'s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures

Location: Kampala

Type of Role: 12 months

Reports to: Business Development and Grants Manager

Grade:

Closing Date: 9th April 2021

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that (COMPANY NAME) stands for.

We want (COMPANY NAME) to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

(COMPANY NAME) is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls' rights and inclusion.

(COMPANY NAME) believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with (COMPANY NAME)'s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. (COMPANY NAME) also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures

Source: Company website
Posted on: 27 Mar 2021
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Government / Non Profit
Languages: English
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