Jobs – Finance and Operations Director at WEI/Bantwana

Job Title:  Finance and Operations Director

WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they need to grow into healthy adults.

About USAID Project:

The Bantwana Initiative of World Education seeks a candidate for this position subject to award of USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub grant component.

Job Summary: The Finance and Operations Director manages the program finances and other operations and administrative duties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation of finance and administration policies and procedures of the program.
  • Support and supervise staff to carry out day-to-day finance and administration functions.
  • Ensure the complete documentation, stewardship and accountability of financial transactions and reporting.
  • Create and manage a robust budgeting and financial management and tracking system.
  • Manage the granting process including the sub grant management and monitoring mechanism.
  • Implement human resource policies and procedures for WEI financial management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, business management, or a related field is required.
  • At least three years’ experience in the management of programs of the same complexity and size.
  • A minimum of two or more years’ experience administering sub grants comparable to those under this award.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a senior financial management position, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of USAID financial management rules and regulations and reporting requirements.

How to Apply for the job:

All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their application letters with detailed CV indicating three professional references should be submitted to the Human Resource at bantwana@worldeduganda.org or hand deliver to the WEI/Bantwana Country Office at Rot 30, Nizam Road, Nile Garden, Jinja. Uganda

Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 before 05:00pm.

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