Manager, Finance and Operations Director Job Vacancy – Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title:           Manager, Finance and Operations
Organisation:  Infectious Diseases Institute
Duty Station:  Uganda
Vacancy Bode:
About us:
The infectious Diseases
institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to
strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious
diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational;
areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and
Treatment; Training, Research Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified
IDI Core; Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary: The Finance and
Operations Director will be responsible for all finance and operational
processes of the PACT-Karamoja Project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Lead overall project field operations including
financial, administrative, procurement, logistics, and human resource
·       In coordination with IDI headquarter office, ensure
project compliance with USAID and IDI financial procedures, rules, and
·       Manage all field procurements and ensure appropriate
approvals are obtained from management prior to making procurements.
·       Ensure the timely submission of financial reports and
monthly field expenses
·       Manage payments to vendors and ensure that all paid
invoices have supporting documentation, including price quotes per IDI’s and
USAID‘s procedures for procurement
·       Develop and implement accounting and reporting systems
for project expenditures, and provide guidance and training to project staff
and partners on financial procedures
·       Manage project operations including office space,
equipment, logistics, and other administrative duties
·       Make logistical arrangements for the team and manage
drivers and vehicles

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
relevant business, finance, or international development field
·       Master’s degree preferred
·       Minimum of 7 years in similar financial, compliance,
and operational role supporting USG and international donor projects
·       Experience managing the budgeting and financial
reporting requirements large USG funded projects
·       Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting
practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and
·       Familiarity with USG Federal Acquisition Regulations
and USG contracting rules
·       Demonstrated ability to prepare deliverables,
including Quarterly and Annual Progress and Financial Reports, Budgets, and
other reporting to USAID
·       Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and
ability to solve complex problems
·       Excellent oral and communication skills and therefore
ability to prepare clear concise financial and procurement related reports
How to apply:
All interested Candidates
that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions
should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position,
current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3)
Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address . Email your
application and CV to
Key Notes:
• IDI is an equal opportunity
employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage
of the recruitment process
• Make sure that your
application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one Document
• indicate the Vacancy Code
as the subject for your email
• Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted
• Any form of canvassing will
lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource
infectious Diseases Institute
Knowledge Centre, Makerere
Main Campus College of Health
Makerere University,
P.0. Box 22418, Kampala,
Deadline:  20th
December, 2019
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