Ministry of Gender, Labour& Social Development Project Finance and Administration Officer Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Gender, Labour& Social Development Project Finance and Administration Officer Jobs in Uganda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (Responsible Party), Ministry of Water and
Environment (Lead Implementing Partner) and other Stakeholders are implementing
Inclusive Green Growth for Poverty Reduction Programme(IGGPR). The Programme
will aim at providing technical, technological, operational and financial support to the
relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and non-state institutions so

  • At the upstream level, by 2017 policies and legal/regulatory frameworks are
    strengthened and linked for Natural Resource Management, livelihood and job
  • At mid-stream level, by 2018 Natural Resource Management policies and legal
    frameworks are operationalized in inclusive and adequately coordinated
  • At downstream level, by 2019 the public is empowered to engage in sustainable
    Natural Resource Management and,
  • By 2020 cost-effective alternative energy solutions for domestic needs are


    Accounting and administrative support:

  • Provide support in administrative issues to ensure the effective running of the
    project management unit;

    Assist Project Focal Contact Manager in MGLSD in:

  • Drafting project correspondence and documents;
  • Preparing draft job descriptions, vacancy announcements, compiling
    matrixes in consultation with UNDP Project Team, Implementing Partner and Responsible Parties;
  • Under Project Manager’s coordination providing services for performance
    evaluation review of project personnel.
  • Providing administrative and financial consultations to the recipients of
    funds supporting local initiatives for timely submitting of good quality financial reports, required by UNDP rules and procedures
  • Undertake timely preparation of accountabilities with supporting documents
    on project funds advanced to MGLSD.
  • Provide proper accounting to the project by controlling the supporting documents for payments and reviewing financial reports from Local Task Coordinators in Brest and Grodno regions, Grant manager, Ecotourism
    Advisor, sub-contractors and sub-recipients;
  • Prepare and submit payment requests with proper support documentation to UNDP
  • Provide necessary financial and logistical support to the PM and project consultants in conducting different project activities.
  • Collect and keep files of project documents, expert reports and ensure
    general circulation of documents;
  • Maintain the project’s disbursement ledger and journal;

    Provide financial monitoring and reporting focusing on achievement of the following

  • Provide financial support to ensure an effective running of the project
    management unit in compliance with UNDP rules, regulations and policies of financial activities,
    financial recording/reporting system;
  • Provide follow-up on audit recommendations (including GoU Audit recommendations);
  • Implement effective internal controls and ensure proper functioning of a clientoriented financial resources management system due to the UNDP and GoU procedures;
  • Contribute to preparation of periodic financial reports required by relevant
    national and/or donor procedures for project, donors, government and other
    parties involved in implementation and funding of activities due to the UNDP and GoU procedures;
  • Interact with UNDP to request funds transfer, verify financial reports, budget
  • Provide financial monitoring over project commitments and expenditures, and
    assist the PM in assuring proper project delivery;
  • Interact with sub-recipient organizations in facilitation and preparation of the
    financial reports and other related documentation, directing and consulting of
    sub-recipients on proper reporting tools;
  • Draft documents for comprehensive evaluations in line with relevant
    UNDP/GoU and national procedures;
  • Draft project budget revisions;
  • Assist in procurement of services and goods under the project.


  • An Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Social
    Work and Social Administration Development Studies BBA and B Com
  • Post-graduate Qualification in Project Planning, Business Administration or
    Finance is an added advantage
  • At least 4 years of relevant Project Planning and Management experience;
  • Excellent finance and budgeting skills;
  • Working knowledge of UNDP rules and regulations is an advantage;
  • Self-development, initiative-taking;
  • Acts as a team player and facilitating team work;
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational and administrative skills;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor and take corrective action to ensure adherence
    to organizational values, norms and principles.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th August 2019 at 5.00 p.m.

    For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Gender, Labour& Social Development Project Finance and Administration Officer Jobs in Uganda

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