John Snow Inc Director of Finance and Operations Jobs in Uganda

John Snow Inc Director of Finance and Operations Jobs in Uganda

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) seeks candidates for a Director of Finance and Operations based in Uganda for an anticipated multi-year donor-funded Education Program, subject to award.

The project aims to ensure accountability and responsiveness of Uganda’s health systems especially in the supply chain environment; the expected result is improve access to quality and affordable medicine at health facilities for all Ugandans. JSI will give special attention to candidates with a successful record of managing public health donor-funded programs.

The Director of Finance and Operations will be a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda. S/he will be responsible for overseeing project finance, operational, and administrative duties, including human resource management, sub- grant management, supply chain management support, and procurement.

The Director will ensure that financial systems and internal controls are in place and comply with the standard US Government and JSI/HQ policy and procedures. S/he will provide management support and oversight in the implementation of project activities. The Director of Finance and Operations will report to the Chief of Party and will be a local hire position.


  • Provide financial management and administration of the project and management support and oversight in the implementation of project activities
  • Oversee sub-grant management, if required
    Support supply chain management expertise to support quantification and advocacy around commodities and supply chains
  • Oversee project procurement
    Supervise administrative and financial staff
  • Ensure the complete documentation and accountability of all financial transactions
  • Coordinate with the COP to ensure that strategic and periodic budgets and forecasts are prepared and submitted in a timely fashion
  • Oversee granting and financial support to local partners as required
  • Ensure accurate and timely
    financial information is presented to USAID, management, and project staff for decision-making
  • Ensure the management and compliance of the cooperative agreement is in line with financial requirements for USAID, JSI and the laws of the Government of Uganda
  • Implement human resource policies and procedures per JSI policy
  • Provide training and/or guidance to staff on financial controls and operational systems


  • A master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant field, or a bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years or more of experience
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs, with a minimum of two years overseas
  • Demonstrated senior level experience working with PEPFAR funded programs and/or other USAID funded activities
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, supply chain support, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets
  • Extensive experience in developing and managing a donor-funded grants program

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 14th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; John Snow Inc Director of Finance and Operations Jobs in Uganda

    Find jobs in Uganda. Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs in Uganda.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.