Chemonics Director of finance and operations Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics Director of finance and operations Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the USAID Uganda Social and Behavior Change for Transformation activity (SBC4T) based in Kampala, Uganda. The purpose of SBC4T is to improve the ability of individuals, households, and communities to adopt priority behaviors through Social and Behavior Change (SBC), which will in turn transform households, communities, and systems for improved health and development outcomes. The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project and report directly to the designated USAID Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR). S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


  • Oversee project financial management, compliance, operations, and logistics
  • Supervise project finance and administration staff
  • Manage the budget and funding streams
  • Prepare financial reports for USAID
  • Ensure financial management and operations comply with U.S. government regulations and policies, local law, corporate cost accounting standards, and business ethics standards
  • Implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are effectively put into practice


  • Advanced degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in administrative and
    financial management of large, complex projects worth $35 million or more, with a minimum of five years in international development
  • Certified membership in one of the following preferred: ACCA, CPA (U), or CMA
  • Experience overseeing finance and administration for development programs funded by USAID or other donors preferred
  • Experience managing donor-funded procurements and subcontracts/grants
  • Experience in forensic accounting, with a preference for either of the following certifications: CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
  • Ability to build partnerships with local government representatives
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID regulations and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage large budgets
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Oral and written fluency in English required

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Chemonics Director of finance and operations Jobs in Uganda

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