Director of Finance and Administration USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organisation: FHI
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
FHI 360 is a
nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff
includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic
development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a
unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and
About USAID SBC4T Project:
FHI360 is seeking to
implement the USAID Uganda Project The Social and Behavior Change for
Transformation (SBC4T) Activity whose aim is to increase the ability of
individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors that will
result in improved health and development outcomes through social and behavior
change (SBC). The focus will be on family planning and reproductive health;
HIV/AIDS; malaria; nutrition; maternal, neonatal, and child health; water,
sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); emerging pandemic threats and other infectious
diseases; and, to a certain extent, other non-health development activities in education,
economic growth, and democracy and governance, as the need arises.
Job Summary:  The Director of Finance and Administration
will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the anticipated
Social and Behavior Change for Transformation (SBC4T) Project including budget
development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub-award
management, procurement, and logistics. The Director of Finance and
Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices
and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID procedures, rules
and regulations. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda and will report
to the COP.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in business,
    accounting, or related field, Certified Public Accountant or ACCA
  • Ten years of experience in financial management of US government
    assistance programs of similar size, complexity, and setting.
  • Expertise in US government cost principles, rules, and regulations,
    and applying these in project decision-making
  • Demonstrated experience in managing sub-grants, including risk
    assessment, and working with host government entities as grantees.
  • Previous exposure and experience building financial management
    capacity among community-based organizations and implementing partners
  • Excellent record of accurate and on-time reporting to donor
  • Knowledge in generally-accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal
    control principles, experience and skills in developing and managing large
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the USAID Project should send a cover
letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic transcripts/testimonials and
three professional referees to: The Human Resource Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15
Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by email to:
Deadline: 28th December 2018
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