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 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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