Senior Finance & Contract Manager - Uganda

Job ID: 2009-3495
Location: Uganda
Division/Department: International HealthLegacy

Organization Overview:
The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.

Minimum Qualifications :
BA/BS Degree with 12 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Abt is hiring a full time Finance Manager for a USAID funded Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) project based in Africa. The Finance Manager will provide overall project support and will be responsible for the financial administration of the project. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Assure the development and monitoring of project budgets, accurate financial reports, and projection of funding needs, in close coordination with the COP/DCOP and the Contract Administrator at Abt/Bethesda.
  • Per USAID and Abt Associates guidance, assure that the project maintains the highest administrative, financial, and operational standards for compliance and audits.
  • Manage the logistics and procurement of supplies and equipment in compliance with USAID and Abt Associates procurement regulations.
  • Responsible for Human Resources requirements with respect to local employees, following the local labor law, and USAID salary scales, and compliance with Abt Associates' Human Resources policies and procedures for hiring, performance reviews, terminations, etc.
  • Perform recruitment of needed staff to assure the smooth flow of work.
  • Perform oversight of inventory management -- establishes weekly system for basic office supplies, maintains up-to-date information on all inventory, and oversight of inventory transfers as directed by USAID, with documentation of transfers.
Skills Prerequisites:
  • Bachelors in Business Adminsitration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field.
  • 12 plus years of relevant professional experience in financial management of large international projects including expereince managing USAID projects
  • Demonstrated experience in logistics, procurement and supply chain management
  • Familiarity with compliance of USG Cost Accounting Standards and the ability to manage large budgets, managing logistics and procurements
  • Demonstarted experience managing public health programs in Africa
  • Excellent writing, computer, and organizational skills.
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