Finance and Administration Manager Non-profit Careers – Independent Development Fund (IDF)

Organisation: Independent
Development Fund (IDF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Independent Development Fund (IDF) is a Ugandan non-political,
non-governmental, not-for-profit grant mechanism, providing support to civil
society organizations to promote human rights, access to justice and social
accountability in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Finance and
Administration Manager will mainly manage the financial, administrative and
human resource operations of the organisation while ensuring that there is
value for money.
Key Duties and
Manage the implementation of financial policies,
procedures and regulations.
Ensure budget monitoring, cash flow projections,
financial controls and operating systems are functioning and diligently
In charge of the generation of the
organisation’s financial reports i.e. monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and
Ensure contracting and procurement procedures
and regulations are based on the approved procedures in place.
The jobholder will ensure efficient and user
friendly administrative services are available for the Fund
Ensure that transparent human resource policies
are implemented in accordance with the approved Staff Policies and Procedures.
Ensure that the Fund Secretariat is up and
Actively contribute to the mobilisation of
resources needed for the Fund
The incumbent will contribute to the promotion
and proper management of the grants system.
Contribute to the creation of awareness of the
IDF as an organisation and its activities.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Degree in financial management and professional courses like ACCA, CPA, &
Personnel & human resource management
training, contracts management
A minimum of five years’ experience in managing
staff systems and financial resources in a reputable organisation
Three years of managing contracts and overseeing
procurement and purchasing
Good knowledge of community development
Two years’ experience based in Uganda and an
appreciation of human rights issues with an understanding of development issues
in Uganda and of civil society dynamics
Good judgment, analytical and conceptual skills
Excellent interpersonal, people and team
management skills.
Ability to demystify financial management
through introduction of user friendly approaches.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications, updated curriculum vita,
professional and academic certificates and full addresses of three professional
referees to: The Director Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting
Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala,
Uganda via email to:
NB: Please include the
title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the
Deadline: 24th October 2016
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