Research and Grants Manager Job 2023 at Kampala by Insurance Training College

Research and Grants Manager Job 2023 at Kampala by Insurance Training College Career. Insurance Training College, as the training arm of Uganda’s Insurance sector, is currently searching for a highly qualified Research and Grants Manager to join their team.

Research and Grants Manager Job 2023 at Kampala by Insurance Training College

The Insurance Training College (ITC) of Uganda was established in 1964 as the training arm of Uganda’s Insurance sector. The College is recognized under the Insurance (amendment) Act 2011, which came into force in 2011 as the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) and by the Insurance Act 2017 which transformed the Institute into the Insurance Training College of Uganda, a public tertiary institution. ITC is licensed by National Council for Higher Education (NHCE) and all its Programmes are accredited and recognized by NCHE.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Research and Grants Manager

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Insurance Training College

Last Date to Apply

  • 10th March 2023

Job Location

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Reports To:

  • Deputy Principal


  • DP’s Office

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university or institution
  • A post graduate qualification in project management or Institutional research is a requirement.

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience 2 of which should have been at senior level doing similar work in an Institution of Higher Education or other environment funded by grants and contracts.
  • Experience with Institutional donors, preferably including government funders.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute all assigned research projects of the College, including those on the certified and non-certified programmes
  • Work with management in preparation of a research budget and monitor and control expenses within allotted budget.
  • Contribute to the development of the corporate image of ITC as major source of knowledge creation in the insurance sector in Uganda.
  • Serve as a point of contact for research projects of the College and partnered external programs.
  • Develop and foster research partnerships with external sponsors and partners.
  • Coordinate all grant related activities and grant award approvals.
  • Identify grant and funding opportunities and secure funding when required.
  • Provide periodic reporting to the management as required.
  • Prepare reports to management, funders or any other regulatory bodies as required.
  • Maintain required documentation of approved projects, performance measures, outcomes, relevant data and associated expenditures.

Competencies and Knowledge:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information as required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to details and accuracy
  • High proficiency in computer skills
  • Demonstrated experience in creating budgets and proposal writing
  • Knowledge of contracts management and grant administration.

Application Procedure:

Applications enclosing photocopies of Academic certificates, CVs and three professional referees should be sent/delivered to the address below not later that 10th March 2023, 4:00pm.

The Principal, The Insurance Training College, Block A Victoria Office Park, Plot 6/9, Okot Close P. O. Box 4184, Kampala.  Tel: +256 417 333 500, Email:, Website:

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