URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in Uganda

URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in Uganda


  • University Research Co., LLC (URC)
    URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.

  • With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

  • Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.

  • Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families.

  • In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight for financial and administrative operations for a field-based project:

  • Oversee all financial and administrative processes, including: budgeting, inventory management, logistics, fleet management, forecasting.

  • Ensure compliance with URC and USAID policies, regulations and procedures.

  • Work with key URC staff, contractors and USAID staff to ensure full compliance with local laws. SHARES

  • Collaborate closely with technical managers and the Chief of Party to plan for expenses and to track expenditures against annual work plans and project budgets.

  • Work with the COP to ensure efficient functioning of administrative and financial processes and maintain adequate internal control.

  • Maintain and train staff on standard operating procedures manual for the project that is compliant with URC policies and procedures and country-specific laws, policies, and labor practices.

  • Work with technical and support staff to ensure smooth administrative and financial processes.

  • Support financial team to prepare complete
    and accurate financial reports, cash projections, wire requests with supporting documentation and approvals for on time submission.

  • Support the preparation and submission of contractual deliverables.

  • Supervise finance and administrative personnel.

  • Support the recruitment and onboarding of new staff and ensure maintenance of complete and accurate personnel files.

  • Assist COP in all logistical coordination in compliance with donor regulations and company policies and procedures.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters Level Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance or other relevant field, or a bachelors and closely related equivalent experience.

  • 10 years' or more experience in financial management of large international projects.

  • 10 years' or more experience leading and managing the financial and administrative aspects of large multi-partner USAID projects.

  • Knowledge of and experience applying relevant USG financial and administrative rules and regulations.

  • Experience overseeing financial activities, human resources, knowledge in subcontracting, and sub recipient procedures; and project management, including procurement, budget development, accounting, and grants management as it pertains to the overarching project.

  • Proven success working in team environment with program staff on a multi-site project.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access plus working knowledge of accounting and procurement software
    (particularly QuickBooks) is preferable.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with public health programs, in developing countries.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; URC Director of Finance and Administration - Proposal Jobs in Uganda

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