Finance and Administration Manager Career at Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET)

Organisation: Uganda Water
and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET)
Reports to: Executive
Duty Station: Kampala,

Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET) is on umbrella
organisation of International and National NGOs working in the Water and
Sanitation Sector of Uganda. UWASNET has a membership of over 200 member NGOs
that operate in different parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration Manager will be responsible for the efficient and effective
Management of Financial and Human Resources at UWASNET secretariat. She /He
will be responsible for providing information, technical support and advice to
the programme team in all financial, HR and administrative matters and ensure
compliance to Human Resource and Financial policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the financial, accounting and
    administration activities
  • Budgeting and budget compliance
  • Establish and maintain sound financial and
    risk management practices
  • Maintain and supervise all operations of
    the organization bank accounts
  • Make regular financial reports to donors,
    Treasurer and Secretariat
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Manage Grants & Partners’ sub-grants
  • Supervise audit planning and
    implementation of management letter action points
  • Ensure effective Implementation of Human
    Resource & Financial policies and structures
  • Maintain strong internal control systems
    and procedures to ensure security of organizational Assets and Resources
  • Supervise administration and accounts

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should possess a University
    degree in Commerce or Business Administration majoring in accounting or
    finance and full professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, or CIMA.
    An advanced degree in related field will be added advantage;
  • He / She possess at least five (5) years experience
    in Financial and HR management, 3 of which at a Senior Management level
    with an NGO or Multi- Donor funded Projects
  • Experience in using computerized
    accounting packages especially SUN Systems and Spreadsheets is essential.

Personal Competencies:
  • Transparent, dynamic, flexible and
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and
    communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to up-country to
    oversee Partners’ projects
  • Ability to work well with a team,
    multi-partners, gender sensitivity and integrity are essential attributes

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters with accompanying
CVs with three referees to the following address:  Executive director: Uganda Water and
Sanitation NGO Network Plot 475 M Butabika Rd Luzira P. O. Box 33396, Kampala,
Uganda; And/or scan copies to

Deadline: 20th September 2013

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