Finance & Operations Manager Non-profit Jobs – Oxfam International

& Operations Manager
Organization: Oxfam
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country
About US:
Oxfam is a worldwide
organisation that employs works in more than 90 countries. We seek to overcome
poverty and suffering.  Oxfam’s global strategic goals include
contributing to achieving more profound and lasting change in the lives of
people living with poverty and injustice. We’re creating a worldwide
influencing network to unite the power of local organizations, who share a
common vision for change. Adequately resourced, local organizations are
bestpositioned to influence and actively participate in the fight against the
injustice of poverty.
Job Summary:  The Finance & Operations Manager will
provide a professional, business focussed finance, IT and logistics service,
delivering a proactive solutions based approach for resolving issues and
ensuring that the operational business requirements are effectively managed to
deliver organisational results, and support the achievement of program outcomes
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide strategic
direction and expert business advice to the Country Director and Oxfam in
Uganda program: 40%
  • Participate in the strategic management of the Uganda program, by
    serving on the management team
  • To provide leadership to the business services team, act as a
    business partner to Oxfam in Uganda, and manage all business process in
    compliance with Oxfam policy and local law
  • To support, advise and when delegated, or necessary, manage the
    program staff on financial, logistics and administration issues, to
    maintain the link with program work and support functions.
  • Support, advise and guide the CD & Program Management Team in
    the financial management linked to program work.
  • Participate and contribute to country strategic planning processes,
    ensuring financial management and risk implications are considered in all
Manage the business
services team: 30%
  • Provide overall management and co-ordination for all aspects of
    program support, this will include overseeing the work of the finance and
    logistic teams both at country and field levels
  • Manage, mentor and guide the Business Support team (financial and
    donor accountants, accounts assistant, IT/Logs staff)
  • To be accountable for the implementation of the corporate  finance strategy and ensure effective
    financial management, asset management and financial accountability within
    the Country;
  • Managing all aspects of finance procedures in-country in line within
    Oxfam standards
  • Manage and oversee the IT function by monitoring IT infrastructure
    and making recommendations for improvements
  • Manage and oversee the logistics function (including the logistics
    hub) by ensuring compliance to corporate procurement and other policies
    and all appropriate operational procedures are in place, by regular
    reviews and audit checks
Manage business
processes and ensure compliance with local law, accepted business standards and
Oxfam corporate policy: 20%
  • Ensure compliance with local law in finance and, related areas
  • To support the provision of quality business support in areas such
    as Logistics and IT
  • Development of customer service attitude within the finance and a
    focus on integrated teamwork.
  • Proactively address the interface between purchasing & logistics
    and finance and IT in-country to ensure efficiency and accountability
  • Focal point for both internal and external audits, and special
    project audits
  • Signatory to country bank accounts
Provide support and
advice to the Program team: 10%
  • Lead on and support program in assessments and building financial
    and logistics management capacity of partners
  • To periodically monitor programme spending and performance of the
    Field Office and revise where needed the (financial) planning. To record
    this in the management information systems. In cooperation with the
    Country Director, prepare the field office input for the Balance Score
    Card (BSC);

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Finance & Operations Manager
    job must have relevant work experience and qualifications
  • Audit skills
  • Numeracy
  • Customer service orientation
  • Team player
  • Negotiation skills
  • International accounting standards
  • Local tax laws
  • Labour laws
  • Accounting and banking software
  • Corporate governance approaches
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs
and cover letters ONLY to indicating the position
name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be
Deadline: 14th September 2018
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