Director Finance and Administration Employment Opportunity – Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

Organization: Legal Aid Service Providers
Network (LASPNET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About US:
The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a
Non-Governmental Organization established in Uganda to harness, strengthen, and
sustain synergies across the country among Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs)
in complementing Government of Uganda’s efforts for enhancing access to
justice. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has given support to IASPNET
towards implementation of project activities across the Justice, Law, and Order
Sector with focus on improving coordination structures, monitoring and
evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches, capacity building initiatives,
and various strategic mechanisms taking it a more proactive role in setting
legal aid agenda.
Job Summary:   The Director of Finance and Administration is
responsible for providing leadership and direction on the management team, as
well as, day-to-day management of the Finance, information technology, and
administration functions for the organization. This position will build and
sustain the capacity of the finance and administration department and provide
exemplary stewardship through the establishment monitoring and improvement of
accounting, finance, IT and administrative systems and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold
    a University degree in Commerce, Business studies Accounting, human
    resource, completion of a recognized accounting designation such as CPA,
    ACCA, CMA Courses and/or certificates in financial management or non-profit
    organizations, human resource management, and IT are considered an asset,
    He or she should possess master’s degree in any of the mentioned relevant
    field is desirable
  • Five years of prior
    experience as Finance Director Manager or similar role with similar type
    and size of organization
  • Five years of experience
    in financial management, in particular in the development, monitoring and
    reporting on the financial status of the organization and its various
    strategic and programmatic initiatives (financial management refers to more
    senior related accounting and controllership duties)
  • Three years’ experience in
    organizational administration and IT
  • Three years’ experience
    managing staff members human resource
  • 3-5 years’ experience
    working tor a non-profit charitable organization
  • Experience reporting to an
    Executive Director and board delegated committee’s
  • Excellent knowledge of NGO
    work and other development agencies (national and international) work will
    be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send
their applications via Email to: or hand deliver their applications, CVs
and credentials to the Executive Director indicating the position applied for
on the envelop
Deadline: Saturday
30th June 2018
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