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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

2 Finance and Administration Assistants NIGI & ISSD Plus Projects Job at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Finance and Administration Assistants NIGI & ISSD Plus Projects

Jobs at:
Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) 

Deadline of this Job:
23rd December 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 3rd December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Organizational setting
Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) is the interdisciplinary and internationally focused unit of Wageningen University & Research Centre. CDI works on processes of innovation and change through facilitating innovation, brokering knowledge and supporting capacity development.
Wageningen UR Uganda (WUU) is implementing a 4-year ISSD Plus project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala. The programme aims to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to address key challenges that hamper the seed sector development such as seed quality assurance and availability of foundation seed. ISSD Plus Project is implemented in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) for public varieties and food crops and private sector for vegetable seed.
Wageningen UR Uganda is anticipating funding for a 2-year Nutrition and Income Generation (NIGI) project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala. The NIGI project aims to contribute to healthier lives and more resilient livelihoods of refugees and host communities West Nile Region of Uganda. NIGI project will do this by improving access to, and consumption of, nutritious crops and improving income for refugees and hosts in refugee settlement areas in West Nile Region.
Wageningen UR Uganda is searching for vibrant experienced suitable persons to fill the following positions for the two projects (ISSD Plus and NIGI projects) as below: For detailed job descriptions please visit our website at – All positions will start as soon as possible
Finance and Administration Assistants (2) NIGI & ISSD Plus Projects
Duty station: ARUA, West Nile / Ngetta ZARDI, Lira
Reports to: Project Manager / Finance Manager
Key Results: Support the day-to-day running of the field office, supporting with financial flows, procurement of goods, arranging travel and logistical needs for staff and visitors, supporting with logistics for trainings.
Knowledge, experience and Qualifications:
A degree in business administration, finance and accounting, commerce or related field; 2 years’ experience in similar or related position especially in NGOs; Knowledge of finance and administration management and financial reporting is essential; Hands-on experience with accounting software, like Tally; Competence in MS Office (Word & Excel), e-mail communication and good reporting skills are a must.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates can send their cover letters and resumes (max.4 pages) with three referees that can testify on the candidates’ competences and skills to handle the tasks. Send to 
Please do not attach Certificates or academic credentials. Deadline for application is 23rd of December 2018.