Manager Corporate Services Job Placement – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit
factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station: Soroti, Uganda
Reports to: General
About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment
arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in
partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic
development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the
industrial and economic development of Uganda. One of the current projects UDC
is implementing is the Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE).
Job Summary: The Manager
Corporate Services will lead and develop an internal team to support the
following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources,
administration, and IT.
Key Duties and
  • Manage the Internal Financial Resources of
    SOFTE to implement its business plan.
  • Provide financial compliance supervision
    to the utility companies.
  • Manage SOFTE’s Human Resource to achieve
    optimal organisational performance
  • Initiate, develop and implement policies,
    strategies and procedures for the SOFTE’s internal financial management.
  • In charge of preparing statutory financial
    reports and management accounts, budgets, and cash flow planning for the
  • Develop appropriate Human Resource policy
    and oversee implementation of agreed policies of the company.
  • Initiate, develop and implement internal
    financial control procedures and manuals.
  • Control the implementation of financial
    policies, procedures and practices
  • Manage SOFTE finances (cash flow,
    verification of expenditure, bank reconciliation etc)
  • Lead SOFTE Budget formulation,
    implementation, monitoring & its performance review
  • Compile SOFTE financial management reports
    and advise on issues related to them.
  • Supervise all staff within this Department
    to ensure effective implementation of their duties.
  • Mentor staff within this Department.
  • Ensure that SOFTE has portfolio of
    skill-sets that meet  organisational
    requirements and mandates
  • Guide management on pertinent policy
    developments and reviews.
  • Monitor the implementation of policies.
  • Develop training programmes in light of
    identified skill gaps of staff.
  • Co-ordinate the Staff performance
    appraisal process on a regular basis as required by the policy.
  • Manage the medical scheme and advise
    management on its appropriateness and feasibility.
  • Coordinate the recruitment process for UDC
    and ensure the implementation of appropriate exit procedures.
  • Manage Staff welfare  
  • To oversee the management and coordination
    of the legal services for UDC
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance
    to the department of Legal Services
  • Support to the legal regulatory process
  • Develop procurement policy for both core
    business and administrative goods and services
  • Provide technical support with respect to
    analysis/evaluation of tender bids for competitive and framework contract
  • Prepare contracts and monitor procurement
    contract performance and receipt and accountability for goods and services
  • Ensure that SOFTE is resourced through an
    effective and efficient procurement system.
  • Ensure that the Procurement system
    complies with the set regulations and consistent with the institutional
    and/or PPDA and any other relevant legislations.
  • Ensure that all procurement activities
    achieve the best value proposition through the Value For Money criteria.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree
    in Business Administration/Finance and Accounting; and or other relevant
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant with
    ACCA, CPAU, and member of the ICPAU, having an ICSA or a Diploma in Legal
    Studies is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience
    working in a large organization at a managerial level.               
  • Should be result oriented, team player
    with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Should have good leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written
    and oral).
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Experience in FMCG environment will be an
    added advantage
  • Age: Between 35 – 55 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should
be addressed to:
The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 7th
October, 2016
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