NGO Careers – Operations Manager at Grameen Foundation

Title: Operations Manager
Reports to:
Director, AppLab Uganda
Grameen Foundation
About Grameen:
Our client Grameen Foundation is a non profit
organization that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals
for the Vacancy above;
Job Summary: The Operations manager
will plan, direct and coordinate the operations of the organization. The
Operations manager is responsible for ensuring and improving the performance,
productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental and organizational
operations through the provision of effective methods and strategies.
Key Duties
and Responsibilities:
and Supervision
  • Coordinate, manage, improve the efficiency of and
    monitor the workings of the support services such as Accounts, Human
    Resources and Administration departments in the organization.
  • Review financial statements and data.
  • Utilize financial data to improve profitability.
  • Prepare and control operational budgets, review
    performance against budget.
  • Control inventory.
  • Plan effective strategies for the financial well-being
    of the company.
  • Donor reporting
  • Monitor businesses and agencies to ensure that they
    efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within
    budgetary limits.
  • Direct and coordinate organization’s financial and
    budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase
and Best Practices
  • Improve processes and policies in
    support of organizational goals.
  • Formulate and implement departmental
    and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output.
  • Monitor adherence to rules, regulations
    and procedures.
  • Manage official internal and external organizational
  • Manage maintenance of Assets equipment and machinery.
  • Implements and ensures safety is abided at the work
  • Recommend locations for new facilities or oversee the
    remodeling of current facilities.
    Plan office layouts
the use of human resources.
  • Organize recruitment and placement
    of required staff.
  • Establish organizational structures.
  • Delegate tasks and accountabilities.
  • Establish work schedules.
  • Supervise staff.
  • Manage quality and quantity of
    employee productivity.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance.
  • Implement new concepts and
    management tools from time to time to Build a common company culture in
    line with the organization vision.
  • Manage staff, preparing work
    schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Establish and implement departmental
    policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board
    members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire
    and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Liaison with top management.
  • Assist in the development of
    strategic plans for operational activity.
  • Implement and manage operational
Skills & Experience
  • Degree in business administration, commerce,
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational
    effectiveness and operations management
  • Knowledge of business and management principles and
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices
  • Knowledge of project management principles and
  • Information technology skills
  • critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • planning and organizing
  • decision-making
  • communication skills
  • persuasiveness
  • influencing and leading
  • delegation
  • team work
  • negotiation
  • conflict management
  • adaptability
  • stress tolerance
How to Apply:
follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to
Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for
our inbox.
Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email
address   and send your application by email to
5. Only
successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please
contact our offices directly.
25th Jan 2013

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