Finance and Administrative job at National Cooperative Business Association

Job Title:  Finance and Administrative Managers (Several Career Vacancies)

The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps cooperatives thrive. For nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in over 100 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth.

About USAID Programmes:

NCBA CLUSA is currently recruiting senior and mid-level technical specialists for two anticipated USAID programs:

  • Uganda’s Improving Youth Livelihoods in Agriculture program is a five-year program to increase opportunities for youth in agriculture to realize their potential and effectively contribute to Uganda’s social and economic development. The program will expand technical, educational and leadership opportunities in agriculture for youth ages 15-30 in select districts in Uganda, including Northern Uganda, through a market-driven approach for increased food security and employment for young men and women.
  • Uganda Producer Organizations’ Activity will focus on strengthening farmer organizations to become more business-oriented and better advocates for their respective members. The approach will focus on training members of farmer organizations in such areas as group formation, dynamics and cohesion, governance, financial management, trust, access to services and markets, and advocacy. The purpose is to create a critical mass of member-owned, democratically- governed organizations to meet the specific financial and/or social needs of their members, and of the wider farming community.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidates for the Finance and Administrative Managers should have four to six years of experience in managing operations for international donor programs including financial budgets, vendor contracts and invoicing, travel logistics for program staff and international technical specialists, and donor grants and contracts;
  • Prior USAID experience is preferred.

How to Apply for the job: 

All candidates who wish to work in USAID’s projects should send their updated CVs along with a cover letter to jobs@ncba.coop. Please include the position title in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: 24th November, 2014

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