Director Finance and Administration Job Placement – Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)

Organization: Lotteries and
Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive
Officer (CEO)
About US:
The Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB) is a body corporate
established under the Lotteries and Gaming Act No. 7 of 2016 which came into
effect on 8th April 2016. The Act is supported by a set of 5 Regulations which
came into effect on 28th May 2016.  The
law mandates the Board to regulate the operations of lotteries, casinos and
betting houses (Industry).
Job Summary: The Director of
Finance and Administration (DFA) will be responsible for the Finance and
Administration Directorate and will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
of the Board.  The incumbent will be
responsible for developing and implementing appropriate systems for the
management of the Board Finances, Accounts, Procurement, Human Resource,
Administration and Estates. The jobholder will support strategic decision
making and operations of the Board.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for initiating and budgeting
    for the activities of the Finance and Administration Directorate.
  • Steer the Finance and Accounting function
    in the Board.
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance and management
    of the Board records, information and registries.
  • In charge of developing and implementing
    appropriate financial systems, policies, 
    procedures and practices for the Board in line with the Public
    Finance Management Act and any other relevant laws.
  • Responsible for the preparation and
    monitoring of the Board’s budget, financial statements and any related
    documents together with communicating financial statements of the Board.
  • Actively participate in the preparation
    and implementation of strategic business plans and goals for the Board.
  • Ensure efficient procurement and disposal
    function of the Board and in particular, ensure establishment of a
    functioning contracts committee and a procurement and disposal unit in
    accordance with the Laws of Uganda.
  • Responsible for the Human Resource
    Management of the Board.
  • Responsible for the administrative and
    operational functions of the Board ensuring that they are undertaken in an
    efficient and effective manner.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    CEO.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Lotteries and Gaming
    Regulatory Board (LGRB) Director Finance and Administration job
    opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in Finance or Business
    Administration majoring in Accounting from an internationally recognized
    University.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree (Hons)
    in Finance, Commence or Business Administration from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA
    or equivalent
  • A minimum of seven years relevant working
    experience, five of which should have been in a Senior Management Level of
    a reputable, busy and organized institution.
  • Previous experience in working in a
    leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse
    professionals
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    Government budgets and financial systems are a must.
  • Good knowledge of the policies, financial
    and administrative procedures and legislations relevant to Uganda
    Government Financial Sector.
  • Previous experience in Government Information
    Management Systems is a must
  • Highly innovative and with a proven high
    level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a
    team
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Excellent administrative and negation
    skills
  • Good track record of training and
    mentoring others
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of
certified academic and professional qualifications addressed and submitted in
triplicate to the following address:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board,
4th Floor, Communications House,
Plot 1. Colville Street,
P.O. Box 5446 Kampala. Uganda
Applications can either be hand delivered, mailed or sent by courier.
Applications by mail or courier must reach before the deadline date. Two
professional referees must be named and their physical addresses, telephone
number and email.
Deadline: 17th March 2017 by
5:00pm
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