Deputy Director Finance and Administration Jobs – Nile Vocational Institute (NVI)

Organization: Nile
Vocational Institute (NVI)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Director
About US:
Nile Vocational Institute (NVI) was established by African Evangelistic
Enterprise – Uganda in 1988 in partnership with Kindernothilfe, a German
childcare organization to offer Vocational skills training to the vulnerable
youth in the country. This establishment was as an aftermath of the rising
number of orphaned children due to the HIV/Aids scourge, and the civil war that
the country had undergone. It was recently accredited by National Council for
Higher Education.
Job Summary: The Deputy
Director Finance and Administration will be in charge of ensuring proper
financial management and accountability for the resources of NVI, Ltd Njeru and
the general administration of the institution.
Key Duties and
  • Provide strategic and operational
    directions to the finance and administration department.
  • Oversee the day to day administrative
    operations of the institute.
  • Supervise the institution’s financial and
    budgeting process.
  • The incumbent will ensure preparation of
    funds requisition in the institution based on agreed work plans.
  • Manage tax planning and compliance review
  • Keenly review and update the accounting
    and financial reporting system of the institute
  • Manage key financial relationships with
    stakeholders including external auditors and bankers, among others.
  • Provide leadership and performance
    management support to the finance and administrative team including annual
    review of the team’s performance among others.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should possess a
    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Commerce, Management or Business
    Administration from a recognized university.
  • Membership to a professional body (e.g. ACCA,
  • A minimum of four years of working
    experience in a reputable organization with two years at managerial level.
  • A demonstrable background of professional
    and strategic leadership, highly motivated and a committed team player.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of human
    resource and procurement management systems
  • Familiarity with NGO accounting and
    possessing high level planning and coordination skills, be self-driven and
    able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal
    communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy and proven
    knowledge and experience with accounting packages e.g. QuickBooks and
    Tally is essential.  
  • Mature born-again Christians and
    demonstrate an uncompromised Christian witness and commitment.
  • Age: Between 28- 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and updated resume including full history of salary and three (3)
referees and a recommendation letter from your Pastor either via E-mail to:, indicating the position title in the subject line of your
e-mail, or hand delivery to:
NVI Njeru Ltd
Plot 89-101 Buikwe Road.
P.O. Box 1829 Jinja, Uganda,
Deadline: 17th
February, 2017 by 12:00 Noon

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