Fresher Finance and Procurement Assistant INGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organization: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: Uganda
Report to: Head of Finance
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a faith-based Danish INGO working closely with
church-based as well as secular NGOs in Uganda and in the Great Lakes region.
Their programmes cover two main areas: Active Citizenship with a strong focus
on good governance and democratization, and Food Security including
Humanitarian and Transitional Responses to conflict and natural disaster.
DanChurchAid has supported emergency relief and development programmes in
Uganda since 1979. DanChurchAid works through partners and with a
gender-inclusive rights-based approach, which is mainstreamed throughout all
DanChurchAid programme types as well as within the organization.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Procurement Assistant will actively contributes towards ensuring efficient and effective
financial, procurement, IT and administrative management of the OCA
Humanitarian Office in Yumbe, with a particular responsibility for the
financial support to humanitarian projects and support to the procurement and
logistics needs of the field office. 60% of the job will be within finances,
20% on procurement and logistics and 20% will be IT and administration.
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will support budgeting,
    financial quality assurance, monitoring, and reporting of expenditures of
    all projects under the humanitarian office.
  • The Finance and Procurement Assistant
    supports the Humanitarian Coordinator in developing budgets for proposals
    and providing monthly updates to the Finance Unit.
  • The Finance and Procurement Assistant will
    also ensure that the DCA financial manual rules and guidelines are
    followed at the field office, participate in project appraisals, undertake
    partner assessments, capacity building and ensure good quality in all DCA
    financial reporting.
  • The jobholder will ensure an updated DCA
    assets register in the field office. S/he will oversee the field fleet
    management (fuel consumption; cost of repairs, etc.)
  • The Finance and Procurement Assistant will
    ensure professional implementation of DCA’s procurement and logistics
    activities in the field office according to the DCA Procurement Manual;
  • The Finance and Procurement Assistant will
    be responsible for the IT needs in the field office, i.e. good maintenance
    and cleaning of computers, updating of programmes, including the
    anti-virus system and the mail system.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid
    Finance and Procurement Assistant job placement must hold a degree in a
    relevant field and preferably with a
  • Professional accounting certification i.e.
  • A minimum of two years of experience
    working with an INGO
  • Proven
    capacity to prioritize tasks, plan and organize your own efforts to meet
    objectives and deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal and communication
    skills, and experience in working with a partner based approach.
  • Excellent analytical skills and eye for
    details and deadlines
  • Working
    in a humanitarian setting would be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should mail their applications
letters, together with updated CVs and contact details of three work-related
references, to with the subject line referring to the exact
job title.
Deadline: 2nd October
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