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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Director of Finance and Administration Job at IntraHealth - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director of Finance and Administration

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 2nd February 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
The purpose of the Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project is to strengthen the capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, private not for profit and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage and utilize the health workforce, and strengthen systems for sustained health worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Post: Director of Finance and Administration
The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee all field based financial aspects of a large and complex health project. S/he will provide fiscal leadership for project activities, ensuring the effective use of donor resources to meet project goals. S/he will be responsible for all project oriented financial systems including budgeting, monitoring, forecasting as well as all human resources, legal, audit and contractual compliance. S/he leads the implementation of these key systems by ensuring that activities are implemented in accordance with the organization's mission, strategic objectives, and program approaches and comply with IntraHealth's and USAID's policies, procedures and regulations.
This position, with proper legal advice, ensures that IntraHealth policies and procedures are compliant with Ugandan law and effectively implemented throughout the program. This position will manage project finance, procurement, logistics and human resources staff.
  • Planning, Budgeting and Reporting
  • Financial Management
  • Auditing
  • Administration and Logistics Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Master's degree in administration, finance or similar field and at least 8 years of experience in financial and administrative management with organizations which manage international projects, or a Bachelor's degree and at least 12 years of experience in financial and administrative management with organizations which manage international projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial data, create and track budgets, set up and maintain financial management systems, and experience with financial/accounting software. .
  • Experience in financial, administrative and grants management of donor-funded projects, preferably on large and complex USAID projects.
  • Certification with a local accounting professional body and extensive knowledge of Ugandan financial laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to manage staff effectively in a complex and changing environment.
  • Proven ability to manage confidential matters discreetly and with the trust and confidence of colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook knowledge of QuickBooks, Serenic.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant post. To apply, submit CV, USAID 1420 form (contractor employee biographical data sheet) and three references. See full job description and submit application online by searching for the position at  Applications should be received not later than Friday 2nd February 2018.