USAID OHW Project Jobs – Regional Manager – Finance and Administration at One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)

Organisation: One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)
Project Name: USAID One
Health Workforce Project (OHW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Regional Programme
About US:
One Health
Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) is a University network of Schools of Public
Health and Schools of Veterinary that are located in seven countries namely;
Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and
Uganda with the regional secretariat located in Kampala Uganda, at the Makerere
University School of Public Health Annex in Kololo.
About USAID OHW Project:
OHCEA received
a five-year sub award for implementation of activities funded through
University of Minnesota from USAID for the implementation of the One Health
Workforce Project (OHW). This project will facilitate Government Led,
University Driven, Network Supported Coordination and collaboration across all
levels of the human and animal health sectors essential to meet the Global
Health Security Agenda (GHSA) vision for “a world safe and secure from global
health threats posed by infectious diseases.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Regional Manager – Finance and Administration will
develop and implement strategies that will ensure the Organization’s resources
are adequate, well managed and effectively utilized towards planned activities
The job holder will oversee and co-ordinate the
development and maintenance of a sound financial management system backed by an
effective and up to date finance and accounting manual
Approve expenditures up to prescribed limits in
accordance with existing manuals
Periodically update and review, effectiveness of
internal control systems
Prepare project budgets and financial work plans
Offer training and capacity building to the
Organization’s partners in budget development, reporting, monitoring and accountability
Regularly prepare budgetary performance reports,
compile and submit statutory returns including VAT and NSSF in a timely manner
Prepare and submit financial risk assessment reports
Evaluate, interpret and provide advice on accounting
policies and procedures in accordance with the with the required professional
In charge of the operations and support functions of
the organization
Coordinate the human resource function of the
Manage and coordinate the procurement and disposal
Manage the administrative services, supply and works
contracts between the organization and relevant parties
Manage the coordination of travel of personnel and
visitors within the OHCEA.
Maintain an inventory of the organization’s assets
and stock
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master
of Science degree in finance & accounting or MBA with a strong bias in
Finance & Accounting and Administration or Management
Full professional accounting qualifications such as
At least five years’ experience serving in a similar
position in a similar organization or reputable organization
Chartered membership to professional bodies and
proof of registration
Detailed working knowledge of donor financial
accounting procedures
All candidates MUST be willing to work and live in
Uganda with frequent travels within the region.
Candidates that speak French are encouraged to
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send an application letter, a detailed CV,
academic transcripts and three professional referees to:
The Dean,
College of Health Sciences School of Public Health,
Mulago Hospital
Room 215, 2nd
Floor, Kampala. Uganda
Or via E-mail to:
Deadline: 18th December, 2015

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