Earn over 53,000 US Dollars annually as Director of Finance and Administration at Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Project Name: USAID Malaria
Action Program for Districts (MAPD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief of Party
Salary: USD 53.100 – 59.000
About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation
dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable
diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with
communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and
local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports
delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and
evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and
strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of
the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps
relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Program:
Malaria Consortium is leading a consortia of NGOs in the Malaria Action
Program for Districts (MAPD), a five-year USAID-funded initiative providing
malaria prevention and control services by supporting implementation of the
National Malaria Control Program (NMCP)’s vision which states that by 2020,
malaria will no longer be the major cause of illness and death in Uganda and
families will have universal access to malaria prevention and treatment
Job Summary: The Director of
Finance and Administration will be responsible for the operations of the
project, including HR, field logistics, procurement, sub-contracts, sub-awards,
accounting and financial management. S/he will ensure compliance with all USAID
and Malaria Consortium regulations, and that internal controls for the project
are in place and enforced, ensuring good value for money on the project.  The incumbent will manage project’s grants,
operations and finance teams, including the Grant Specialist, the Grant
Manager, Management Accountant, Financial Accountant and Operations Manager, to
be based in Kampala.
Key Duties and
Financial management (50%)
the Chief of Party with project budget planning and management
the financial impact of management decisions, ensuring that USAID receives
value for money and that all financial transactions undertaken are in
line with USAID established guidelines
the sub-award project partners
routine financial reports for the management team and donor
annual plans, annual quarterly and monthly progress reports
risk by assuring strong internal controls and minimizing cash handling
with USAID regulations including IEE and CFR216, MC standard operating
procedures and good business practices
Programme management and coordination (20%)
up and manage all project financial systems and standard operating procedures,
monitor budgets
and manage monthly financial statements and forecasts, and maintain rolling
cash flow projection, including bills payable
technical assistance to local partners to strengthen their financial
management and internal control systems at both the central and county levels
Operational, HR and Logistics Management (15%)
manage all finance, accounting, and administrative staff
strong operations to facilitate the implementation of project activities
out administrative, contractual operations and financial management systems
according to USAID established regulations, standard operating procedures and
good business practice
proper management of project assets
smooth operation of technical efforts and field activities by providing
accounting, management and logistical support to facilitate the implementation
of project activities
senior DHIS2 programmer seconded to NMCP
Strategic Planning and Leadership (5%)
to the Chief of Party and work with him/her to ensure appropriate management of
funding and resources in country.
financial impact of management decisions, ensuring that USAID receives
good value for money
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Malaria Consortium
Director of Finance and Administration career 
opportunity should hold a Master’s
degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
jobholder must be recognized professional certification (such as CPA, ACCA,
least seven years’ experience supervising project operations, including human
resources, procurement, subcontracts, grants and accounting/finance
experience working with USAID contracts and compliance framework
familiarity with USG cost accounting standards and management of
experience with operations and/or supply chain management on USAID projects
financial management experience with USAID-funded projects
experience working on malaria projects
in developing and managing large budgets, experience with managing logistics
and/or supply chain management for the implementation of public health programs
in Africa, and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting
organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills;
demonstrated supervisory skills, and ability to work well on teams and manage
direct reports
to develop and interpret standard financial reports (balance sheet, income
statements, cash flow) and create journal entries.
track record of delivering results and managing multiple priorities.
ability to lead and operate as part of a diverse team.
Core Competencies:
Delivering Results: Focuses on delivering contribution to
Malaria Consortium and achieving own objectives
Puts in effort required to ensure the delivery
of own work and objectives to meet (and exceed) expectations
Strong self management of time and effort
Checks own work to ensure quality
Analysis and use of information: Gathers information and
identifies problems effectively
Interprets basic written information
Keen attention to detail
Follows guidelines to identify issues
Recognises problems within their remit
Uses appropriate methods for gathering and
summarising data
and Communications:
Listens and clearly presents information
Actively listens and pays attention
Presents information and facts in a logical way
Shares information willingly and on a timely
Communicates honestly, respectfully and sensitively
Collaboration and partnering: Is a good and effective team
Is as a good and effective team player
Knows who their customers are and their
Respects and listens to different views/opinions
Actively collaborates across teams to achieve
objectives and develop own thinking
Proactive in providing and seeking support from
team members
Leading and motivating people: Manages own development and
seeks opportunities
Actively manages own development and performance
Learns lessons from successes and failures
Seeks and explores opportunities within Malaria
Consortium which develop skills and expertise
Flexibility/ adaptability: Recognizes own stress levels and
Recognises limitations and take steps to manage
any resulting pressure or stress
Remains focused on objectives and goal in a
rapidly changing environment
Takes responsibility for own work and for the
impact of own actions
Living the values: Promotes Malaria Consortium values amongst
Shows a readiness to promote Malaria
Consortium’s values amongst peers
Promotes ethical and professional behaviour in
line with Malaria Consortium’s values
Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness: Manages
own workload effectively
Plans and manages own workload effectively
Is familiar with Malaria Consortium’s mission
and current strategic plan.
Understands own contribution to Malaria
Consortium’s objectives
How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web
link below.
Deadline: 27th March 2017 by 11:59 pm

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