Finance & Administration Manager Career Vacancy – Pathfinder International (PI)

Organization: Pathfinder
International (PI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
About US:
Pathfinder International (PI) is an international non-profit organization
that is dedicated to supporting high-quality comprehensive reproductive health
services and it’s a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place
reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is
not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life
opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way
for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population
pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women,
men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception
and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder
strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure availability of safe
abortion services and post-abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive
health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of
the people we serve.
Job Summary: The Finance
& Administration Manager will oversee the finance and administration
functions, which include procurement, IT, Assets management, logistics and HR
management. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation
of technical efforts and field activities to facilitate the implementation of
program activities according to PI and donor rules & regulations, standard
operating procedures and good business practices. S/he prepares financial
reports, develops budgets, manages grants and maintains financial systems. The
job holder will also be in charge of capacity building of staff and timely
performance management. S/he will ensure compliance with key donor
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in BA or Accounting or finance and professional certification as a CPA,
ACCA or similar.
At least ten years’ experience in financial and
contracts/ grants management, with five years senior-level responsibility for
project administration and finance.
Proven expertise in finance, accounting and
auditing, including automated financial systems, grants compliance &
management, establishment of internal controls.
Significant work experience with projects supported
by international organizations and donors.
Demonstrated success managing large programs through
development of cost-efficient budgeting, management of, appropriate spending to
support project impact, and regular monitoring of financials for programmatic
revisions and accurate, timely reporting
Demonstrated ability to function effectively with
multiple host-country counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors.
Proven ability to manage, motivate and mentor staff
at all levels and create a positive team environment.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and computer
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Impeccably integrity, patience, tact, mature
Strong negotiating skills.
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced
environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines.
Ability and willingness to travel In-country,
regionally as well as to the US Headquarters
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters and updated
CVs detailing current and expected salary, daytime telephone contacts and three
referees preferably direct supervisors to:
Deadline: 24th November, 2015.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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