Infectious Diseases Institute Manager, Finance and Operations Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Manager, Finance and Operations Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
Manager, Finance and Operations

Type: Full Time , Industry: Health Science , Category: Accounting & Finance

Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
20th December 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Moroto , East Africa


Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

The infectious Diseases institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development.

IDI has five operational; areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core; Lab) and Outreach.

The institute is partnering with the Program for Accelerated Tuberculosis Control in Karamoia (PACT-Karamoja) is a five-year USAID funded project (2020
- 2025) that aims to increase TB case detection and treatment success rates through health system strengthening in all districts of North Eastern sub-region of Uganda.

In collaboration with key stakeholders in the region, PACT-Karamoja project will provide technical assistance to districti health teams to deliver high impact and innovative interventions that are in line with current national and global TB guidelines in Karamoia region.

PACT-Karamoja will focu on regional and district structures for the management of drug susceptible TB, drug resistant TB and TB preventive services in the districts oi Abim. Amudat, Kaabong, Karenga, Kotido, Mcroto, Nabilatuk, Nakapiripirit and Napak

In order to contribute to achievement of the above objectives, IDI wishes to recruit motivated and competent individuals to fill the vacancies below on a full-time basis;

Title: Manager, Finance and Operations
(Vacancy Bode: DF0X04)

Duty Station: IDI Moroto Regional Office

General Summary

The Finance and Operations Director will be responsible for all finance and operational processes of the PACT-Karamoja Project...

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead overall project field operations including financial, administrative, procurement, logistics, and human resource responsibilities
  • In coordination with lDl headquarter office, ensure project compliance with USAID and IDI financial procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Manage all field procurements and ensure appropriate approvals are obtained from management prior to making procurements.
  • Ensure the timely submission of
    financial reports and monthly field expenses
  • Manage payments to vendors and ensure that all paid invoices have supporting documentation, including price quotes per IDI’s and USAID‘s procedures for procurement
  • Develop and implement accounting and reporting systems for project expenditures, and provide guidance and training to project staff and partners on financial procedures
  • Manage project operations including office space, equipment, logistics, and other administrative duties
  • Make logistical arrangements for the team and manage drivers and vehicles

    Person Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant business, finance, or international development field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years in similar financial, compliance, and operational role supporting USG and international donor projects
  • Experience managing the budgeting and financial reporting requirements large USG funded projects
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and procedures
  • Familiarity with USG Federal Acquisition Regulations and USG contracting rules
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare deliverables, including Quarterly and Annual Progress and Financial Reports, Budgets, and other reporting to USAID
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent oral and communication skills and therefore ability to prepare clear concise financial and procurement related reports

    Job Qualifications: Not Specified

    Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

    Job Experience Requirements: 7 years

    Job application procedure

    Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 20th December, 2019. Email your application and CV to
    Key Notes:
  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one Document
    indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    The Senior Human Resource Manager
    infectious Diseases Institute - IDI
    Knowledge Centre, Makerere University
    Main Campus College of Health Sciences,
    Makerere University,
    P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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