20 August 2017

Administrative Manager Non-profit Jobs - Handicap International

Job Title:       Administrative Manager
Organisation: Handicap International
Duty Station: Arua, Uganda
Reports to: Field Coordinator
Starting Date: 15th September 2017

About Us:
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

About Project:
Handicap International launched an assessment in Uganda in order to be part of the response and in particularly to coordinate teams analysing and responding to needs emerging due to 1) the current drought and food crisis and 2) displacement of thousands of South Sudanese, fleeing the conflict in their country and seeking refuge in Northern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Administrative Manager will primarily be responsible for all Handicap International’s administrative processes (Finances, Human Resources, and Accounting), rules and deadlines and the follow up of Handicap International standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with ensuring administrative processes are un place and implemented according to HI policies
  • Ensuring continued proper management of finances, accounts and cash flow in compliance with internal procedures
  • In charge of ensuring equitable treatment of staff and efficient HR management in support of the field office
  • Developing the team’s autonomy and performance
  • Ensuring HI’s presence is secure from a legal standpoint
  • Participating at the weekly team coordination meetings;
  • Participating in the Arua programs strategy planning;
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules;
  • Report any incident in which s/he’s involved immediately;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International Administrative Manager job opportunity must hold a professional diploma or university degree in Business Administration or relative field.
  • One year of experience in a similar position
  • Previous experience with an NGO would be an asset
  • Previous experience in emergency response is appreciated
  • Computer literacy i.e. IT knowledge (hardware and software, Microsoft Office, Internet)
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian response and development work
  • Knowledge of donors
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in an inter cultural environment
  • Flexibility Responsive, motivated, good communicator
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Management skills
  • Personal qualities
  • Calm, structured, organized.
How to Apply:
Handicap International invites only local residents from the operational area – Arua (attach evidence that you stay in Arua) to send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letter and prove of local residence (Arua) to HR Coordinator at job.uganda@handicap-international-ug.org

Deadline: Thursday, 24th August 2017

NB: Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

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