COMESA Project Jobs – Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) at The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC)

Organization: The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives
Project: Regional
Integration Implementation Program (RIIP)
Funding Source: COMESA
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Project:
The Ministry of Trade, Industry
and Cooperatives is implementing a one year Regional Integration Implementation
Program (RIIP) funded by COMESA with support from the European Union. The
overall objective of the RIIP program is to ensure effective integration of
Uganda into the COMESA and promote the country’s competitiveness with a view to
increasing her regional trade and investments.
Job Summary: The Programme Finance and Administration
Manager will primarily be responsible for the overall financial management
(financial planning, budgeting, accounting, reporting and administrative management
of the Programme’s financial resources.
Key Duties
& Responsibilities:
  • Assist
    the Programme Coordinator to prepare Programme/annual work plan budgets
    and regular monitoring of
    their implementation
  • Ensure
    compliance with rules and regulations in the procurement of goods and services,
    as agreed between the
    Government of Uganda and the donor and in liaison with the RIIP procurement
  • Perform
    the roles of the Imprest Accounting Officer and guide on financial
    compliance as per the financing
  • Assist
    Programme Coordinator with the preparation of quarterly and annual
    progress reports; including
    quarterly and annual financial reports as required under the Project.
  • Ensure
    proper handling, administration and physical security/protection of
    project assets
  • Supervise,
    coordinate and monitor the work of support functions on a day-to-day basis
    i.e. effectively manage and
    coordinate human resources and administrative issues
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be
    assigned by Supervisors.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess an honours degree in; Commerce, Accounting,
    Business Management or Finance. A Post graduate qualification in any of
    the above is an added advantage.
  • At
    least five years’ experience in similar position from a reputable organization.
  • Be a
    member of relevant professional association in Accounting such as ACCA,
  • Knowledge
    of working with donor funded projects is desirable but not essential.
  • Highly
    computer literate with top level understanding of accounting programmes
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, result-oriented and able to work
    under pressure with minimum supervision and meet deadlines.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates should send their applications to;
Permanent Secretary
of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives (MTIC)
6/8 Parliament Avenue, Farmers House, 3rd Floor, Kampala, Uganda
RIIP Programme Coordinator
applications should be hand delivered to the above address or sent by email to
and copy to with one original and two copies which must
  • An
    application letter
    with information on motivation (state the
    current salary) and availability,
  • A
    Curriculum Vitae
    , clearly indicating the relevant experience
  • Photocopies
    of certificates
    for main qualifications, and
  • Contact
    details for obtaining three references
Deadline: 18th November,

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