Job code: FMS005
Salary: 8,000,000 - 9,000,000UGX dependent on candidate skills and experience
Hours: Full time – 40 hours per week over 5 days
Contract type: Fixed term – 3 years
Contract duration: 2024 to 2027
Location: Kampala, Uganda
About the role
Join Ripple Effect Uganda as the Finance and Administration Manager, a key leadership role where you'll lead on financial and administrative management. Be the go-to expert, providing crucial guidance and technical support on finance matters to the Country Director, and our Group and Uganda Boards. Your responsibilities will include overseeing and guiding finance and administration teams at both the national and project levels. Elevate your career and contribute to our impactful initiatives.
Ripple Effect is a dynamic and passionate international development charity on a mission to create a powerful and lasting impact. Our vision is to see a rural Africa that is confident, thriving, and sustainable, with a growing economy and higher living standards for all. At Ripple Effect, we've honed our focus on three critical areas: Farm Systems, Gender and Social Inclusion, and Enterprise Development. Through these pillars, we're dedicated to combating poverty and nurturing a vibrant, thriving African landscape that will thrive for generations to come.
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As Finance and Administration Manager, you will have a proven track record in senior management and strategic thinking as well as being adept at staff management and experienced in project planning and budget management for impactful funding proposals. You will bring expertise in policy development, a clear understanding of statutory requirements, and proficiency in organisation risk management and taxation. You will hold valuable experience in NGO financial management and grant financial management, including compliance procedures for restricted reserves.
Additionally, you will be an initiator and self-driven individual who thrives on taking the lead and recognised as a team leader, builder, and developer. You’re a strategic thinker with an unwavering eye for detail, coupled with a creative and innovative mindset that brings fresh perspectives to problem-solving.
Read the detailed job description below to understand more about what we want a successful Finance and Administration Manager to bring to Ripple Effect Uganda and achieve in the role.
What we offer
- Provident fund
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Medical insurance for yourself and dependents
- Training and development opportunities
- A fulfilling opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause.
- A supportive working environment that champions wellbeing and support
How to apply
If you feel you have the qualities, passion, skills, and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding, and vital role, we would love to hear from you.
1) Download and complete the following documents:
- Uganda job application form
- Pre-screening questionnaire
2) Submit your job application form and pre-screening questionnaire online to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date clearly indicating the position you are applying for and the job code in the subject line.
Please note that CVs or incomplete forms will not be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.
Ripple Effect also seeks references and conducts background checks before confirming any candidate in a role offered.
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Closing date – Tuesday 20th February 2024 at 5:00pm EAT