Population Services International Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs in Uganda

Population Services International Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs in Uganda

We are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, a branch office of the world’s leading non- profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from TRUST condoms, mama- kits, contraceptives, and water purification products among others. There are over 9,000 "PSl'ers" around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to thejob.

We are looking for suitable candidates to join us in the following positions. Please note these position are contingent on funding.
The Director Financial Management and Operations will oversee financial management and operations for all FP4HD offices and activities in Uganda.

This includes oversight of procurement, grants, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, records, and ensure that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place in compliance with USAID policies and procedures.

Manage the budget and prepare financial reports for submission to USAID. S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. Implement fraud mitigation practices..


  • Financial reporting: Initiate, develop and monitor implementation of financial reporting guidelines for decision making in line with donor regulations, PSI global standards and local law;
  • Develop and implement an overall internal controls framework for monitoring the efficient and effective utilization of funds and all project assets in line with the Assets Management Policies and PSI Finance Manual;
  • Budgeting: Initiate and monitor the preparation of Annual Operating and project budgets in accordance with Donor requirements and PSI Finance Manual;
  • Audit and Compliance Manage all internal and external audits, including the provision of audit samples and preparation of management comments on audit reports
  • Follow up on action plans to ensure remediation of audit findings
  • In collaboration with PSI legal counsel, minimize legal risks to the organization and address any legal issues that arise
  • Ensure timely submission of statutory financial reports including tax returns
  • Ensure that accounting operations and financial reporting comply with PSI global finance policy, funder regulations, and local law.
  • Initiate, develop and document financial and administrative policies and guidelines for monitoring the implementation of the programs and activities in accordance to PSI Finance Manual;


  • A minimum of 10 years in accounting, business administration, or
    related field.
  • Preference will be given to professionals with a membership of ACCA, CPA(U) and CMA
  • A Master’s Degree in relevant field with 10 years of experience in managing, increasing roles of responsibility and extensive professional experience in finance, procurement, contracts management, logistics and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of similar scope and size of the FP4HD Activity; with a minimum of 5 years of senior leadership responsibility for managing administration and finance aspects of USG funded projects / programs.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience with excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, leadership and managerial skills;
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements; in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of USG administrative, management and reporting of procedures and systems; experience overseeing finance and administration for a USG funded award is highly desirable;
  • Experience in managing USG donor-funded procurement and subcontracts/grants of similar scope and size of the FP4HD Activity;
  • Proven track record of implementing fraud mitigation practices;
  • Experience with finance management, accounting and auditing, procurement and establishment of internal controls; including monitoring of grant compliance and management preferred;
  • Experience with strategic program planning, annual work planning and budgeting;
  • Experience managing successful teams working in multiple locations;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and accounting software;
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English required; and
  • Excellent past performance references.

    How to Apply

    Delivery Guidelines: Please deliver your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope," to the PSI Uganda Office Reception, addressed to the People and Culture Manager, PSI Uganda, at UAP Nakawa Business Park, Plot 3-5 New Port Bell Road, Block B, 6th Floor. Or send your application to apply@psiug.org
    Deadline for receipt of applications: 1:00 pm or 13:00 hours (East African time) on Tuesday 17th September 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Population Services International Director Financial Management and Operations Jobs in Uganda

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