21 October 2016

Finance and Administration Manager Non-profit Careers - Independent Development Fund (IDF)

Organisation: Independent Development Fund (IDF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Independent Development Fund (IDF) is a Ugandan non-political, non-governmental, not-for-profit grant mechanism, providing support to civil society organizations to promote human rights, access to justice and social accountability in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Finance and Administration Manager will mainly manage the financial, administrative and human resource operations of the organisation while ensuring that there is value for money.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Manage the implementation of financial policies, procedures and regulations.
·         Ensure budget monitoring, cash flow projections, financial controls and operating systems are functioning and diligently enforced.
·         In charge of the generation of the organisation’s financial reports i.e. monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually.
·         Ensure contracting and procurement procedures and regulations are based on the approved procedures in place.
·         The jobholder will ensure efficient and user friendly administrative services are available for the Fund
·         Ensure that transparent human resource policies are implemented in accordance with the approved Staff Policies and Procedures.
·         Ensure that the Fund Secretariat is up and running.
·         Actively contribute to the mobilisation of resources needed for the Fund
·         The incumbent will contribute to the promotion and proper management of the grants system.
·         Contribute to the creation of awareness of the IDF as an organisation and its activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree in financial management and professional courses like ACCA, CPA, & CIMA
·         Personnel & human resource management training, contracts management
·         A minimum of five years’ experience in managing staff systems and financial resources in a reputable organisation
·         Three years of managing contracts and overseeing procurement and purchasing
·         Good knowledge of community development approaches
·         Two years’ experience based in Uganda and an appreciation of human rights issues with an understanding of development issues in Uganda and of civil society dynamics
·         Good judgment, analytical and conceptual skills
·         Excellent interpersonal, people and team management skills.
·         Ability to demystify financial management through introduction of user friendly approaches.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications, updated curriculum vita, professional and academic certificates and full addresses of three professional referees to: The Director Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda via email to:  projects@futureoptionsug.com

NB: Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: 24th October 2016

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