Director Financial Management & Operations

at Joint Clinic Research Center(JCRC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted November 21, 2023
Category Management
Currency UGX


Director Financial Management & Operations
Department: Operations
Reports to: Project Director
Directly Supervises: Project Operations Staff
Activity Summary;
USAID’s Local Partner Health Services – Kigezi & Lango is a five-year Activity implemented by
The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC). The Activity is aimed at supporting the continuation
of technical assistance for the implementation of a district-based, integrated package of quality
HIV/AIDS and TB services to the beneficiary population in the Nine districts in Lango sub-region
including Lira, Oyam, Kole, Apac, Kwania, Alebtong, Otuke, Amolatar, Dokolo and Lira City.
The main goal of the activity is to increase the availability, accessibility and utilization of quality,
integrated HIV and TB.
General Position Summary;
The Director Financial Management & Operations will be responsible for all aspects of the
project's financial, procurement, human resources, operations, information technology, subcontracts, and consultant contracts, and administrative management. He/she will be a strategic
thought hands-on and participative leader responsible for the financial and administrative business
management of all operations of the project. This position will be responsible for the accounting,
financial reporting, budgeting, tax compliance, investments, insurance, talent management and
audit functions of the project. The position will ensure that there are effective financial and
accounting system controls and standards in place and is also responsible for managing the
administrative, talent management and information technology systems of the project.
Duties and responsibilities;
• Provide strategic leadership to the project, ensuring regional cohesion across
finance/operational functions.

Experience Requirements

At least 8-12 years of progressive professional experience in finance, operations

5 years at Middle Management level.

Education Requirements

• The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a similar
relevant field majoring in accounting and finance.
• Full Professional certification (e.g. CPA, ACCA, or equivalent)
administration, logistics and/or HR-related matters for international development activities,
some of which at Senior Management level.

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