Operations Manager Job Placement – Palladium

Job Title:          Operations Manager
Organization:  Palladium
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Palladium is a leading
implementer of international development programmes. Working in over 90
countries and across a broad range of sectors, we offer donor agencies a
balance of global scale and in-house technical expertise. Aid is a critical
component of our shared pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, and we
bring our knowledge of the private sector to bear in designing solutions that
use aid to spark lasting social and economic development
About the Job:
Palladium seeks Kampala—based
staff for its newly awarded Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) Project.
The purpose of the UHSS Project is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through
improved leadership and accountability for results in public and private health
sectors. All staff must be fluent in written and spoken English and able and
willing to travel frequently within Uganda. Experience on USAID-funded
contracts is highly desired.
Job Summary:  Under the direction of the F&A Director,
will ensure that UHSS staff and subcontractors follow approved policies and
procedures. S/he supports internal reviews of all payment requests to ensure
all necessary backup documentation is provided, maintains ownership of the
projects inventory tracker, and conducts monthly spot checks of all project
inventory to ensure proper use of all government property. Supports the F&A
Director to streamline monthly budgeting process, including liaising with
program staff to ensure budget inputs are collected in a timely manner.
Supports the Procurement Manager to draft requests for proposals, requests for
quotations, and other documents as needed

Qualifications, Skills
and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
Minimum of five (5) years’ operations and
logistics experience, preferably on a USAID-funded project.
Demonstrated experience with procurement and
budgeting for donor funded projects.
Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and
How to Apply:
To apply, please e-mail your
resume with the job title as the subject line to:
Applications will be reviewed on
a rolling basis.
Deadline: Friday 8th November 2019
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