USAID Project Careers – Director of Financial Management and Operations at Non-profit Organisation

Organization: People
Performance Group (Non-profit Organisation)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Performance Group is an HR consultancy company which would like to recruit for
a valuable client, a not-for-profit child health and development organisation
providing child-focused and family-centered HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment services, health professional training and clinical research in
Job Summary:  The Director of Financial Management and
Operations will mainly be responsible for overall financial management and
administration of all activities in the organisation’s effort to address the
proposed project in Uganda. This director will coordinate closely with the
organisation’s central and regional staff for streamlined finance and management
operations. The organisation is looking for someone with ample skills and
experience in financial management and operations, particularly of large
international projects, as well as a keen sense of team dynamics and
collaborative efforts. S/he should have a deep understanding of financial
management operations processes in large, USG and other donor-funded projects
and proper approaches to financial management in order to achieve the goals and
objectives of this project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will initiate, develop, and monitor
the implementation of operational and financial control systems, policies and
procedures to maintain financial discipline in regard to financial policies and
regulations of the organization
Regularly review and monitor the implementation of
HR support activities to enhance a competent and motivated team of finance
managers in accordance with Baylor Uganda human resources manual.
Initiate, monitor, and review timely preparation and
submission of management accounts and financial statements and forecasts in
line with International Financial Reporting Standards and Donor requirements
Develop and monitor the implementation of a strategy
for facilitating periodic internal, external, and donor audits and implementing
related audit findings in line with the auditing standards and guidelines
Regularly review and approve documents/reports
regarding procurement, distribution, allocation, and appropriate use of assets,
facilities, materials, staff salaries and other expenditures in line with the
organization’s financial policies and USAID rules and regulations
Manage the establishment and enforcement of
contractual relationships and performance of external service providers
Oversee all relevant external financial commitments
e.g., procurement contracts
Develop and maintain partnerships and networks with
the directorate key stakeholders to foster a harmonized and controlled Baylor
Uganda financial and operations system in line with the Organization financial
Build the capacity of staff in the areas of finance
and operations management through staff development plans and capacity building
activities in line with the organization’s financial policies and USAID rules
and regulations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in
Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field;
At least eight years of experience in administrative
and financial management of large scale, complex, international programs, including
experience in managing donor funded subcontracts/grants;
At least five years of management experience
Past exposure and experience working with USAID as a
donor preferred;
Ability to travel within the country or region and
internationally as needed
Excellent English written and oral communication
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their CVs and cover
letters with three professional referees to the address or e-mail below. All
applications shall be marked with the position title you are applying for.
Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante
Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405,
Kampala, Uganda
NB: Attachments may not be more than 2 MB. While we
thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will
be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Ugandans and Non-Ugandans are all welcome to
Deadline: 13th December 2015 by 5:00 Pm

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