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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

    Requirements

  • 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.

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