Manager Finance and Administration Employment Opportunity – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Organisation: Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
About US:
The Public Procurement and
Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act
No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal
practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include
Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State
Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training
Job Summary: The Manager
Finance and Administration will oversee the Authority’s financial and
Administrative resources to ensure they are adequate, well managed and
adequately absorbed for effective implementation of the planned activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take
    the lead in coordinating the development of the Authority’s budget
    ensuring that directorate work plans are accurate and strategically
    aligned to the strategy that will result in quality implementation and
    full budget absorption.
  • Actively
    participate in the update of Program Budgeting System (PBS) and
    preparation of Budget Framework paper (BFP) and Ministerial Policy
    Statement (MPS) to ensure that accurate data is loaded in Integrated
    Financial Management System (IFMS) resulting in release of funds to the Authority
    enabling implementation of strategic activities.
  • Assist
    the Director Operations in managing the revenue management process by
    ensuring that the Accounting warrant is completed accurately and timely
    for availability of funds.
  • Ensure
    that the payment process is accurate and that payments are being made for
    planned activities:
  • Develop,
    and monitor reporting systems procedures and guidelines to ensure
    compliance with the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development
    and other stakeholders’ requirements and provide information to guide
    decision-making processes and meet statutory (Government) requirements.
  • Lead
    the Finance and Administration units, in a manner that empowers them to
    deliver excellent customer service and high standards within the allocated

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Degree in
    Commerce (Accounting) / Business Administration (Accounting) and related field
  • Masters in the above or related fields
  • Membership of ICPAU, CPA (KENYA), ACCA or any
    other relevant professional body
  • Credits in both Mathematics and English at O’
  • Five
    years’ experience in public sector financial management with at least 3 years managing
    teams/ head of a unit
  • Knowledge in Uganda Public Finance Management
    Act 2015
  • Managing Grants and knowledge of donor funding
    rules & regulations
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages and Ms
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Information Technology/ Computer Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
  • Report Writing skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Result Orientation
  • Personal Integrity
  • Planning and Budgeting Skills
  • Resource Mobilisation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Leadership and Team Management skills
  • High level of Integrity
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should
send their envelopes clearly marked “Application for the Post of ………………..” with
an application letter and detailed CV indicating three independent referees;
copies of academic certificates and one (1) current Passport photograph should
be submitted to:
The Executive Director,
Public Procurement and Disposal
of Public Assets Authority,
Plot 37 Nakasero Road, 5th
Floor. UEDCL Tower
P.O. Box 3925, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 15th February 2018 by 5:00PM
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