Chemonics Finance and administrative director I Kampala Jobs in Uganda

Chemonics Finance and administrative director I Kampala Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 19 Jul 2019

Chemonics seeks a finance and administrative director for the USAID’s anticipated five-year, $100-300 million Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity in Uganda.

This activity aims to improve youth learning outcomes while ensuring that children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments.

Specifically, this activity will address primary school retention, provide technical assistance to orphans and vulnerable children service providers, and employ high-impact local partnerships to accomplish the activity’s objectives. This position is based in Kampala.

The finance and administrative director will be a finance and administrative professional with exceptional leadership experience, and a deep understanding of the local context.

The finance and administrative director will lead the finance, administrative, and operations teams to ensure compliance and smooth project implementation. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Direct the overall financial activities of the project, including the accounting, invoicing, contracts management, procurement, and administrative activities
  • Ensure that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place and are in compliance with USAID and U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) policies and procedures to meet generally recognized accounting standards
  • Manage all bookkeeping, bank accounts, and cash flow
  • Oversee a human resource program in the areas of employee relations, benefits and welfare administration,
    recruiting, and policies and procedures
  • Manage project funds for the appropriate execution of the project
  • Responsible to track project expenses and prepare monthly financial reports and annual budget projections to ensure full compliance in accordance with USAID and PEPFAR rules and regulations


  • Minimum of seven years of experience in administrative management
  • University degree in finance, business, or a related field
  • Knowledge of USAID and/or PEPFAR regulations and contract management procedures preferred
  • Excellent financial management and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology (private sector, government, and non-profit) and an ability to understand accounting practices and procedures and analyze data, narrative reports, and workload flow charts
  • Strong working knowledge of human resources principles and accepted practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, and flexibility
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and oral English required

    How to Apply:
    Please apply at Chemonics Finance and administrative director I Kampala Jobs in Uganda Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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