Director job at Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)


Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Director job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Job Details:

Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) is a Statutory Body established by the Free Zones Act, 2014, for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and Job creation.
The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial infrastructure, attract developers and Operators and provide innovative Investor Support Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free Ports. The Authority is seeking to recruit persons with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Director (Finance and Administration)
Reports to : Executive Director
Terms: Contract
Scale: UF2
Reference: FZ/EXT/2021/22-03
Age Range: 35 - 45 Years

Job Summary
The Director Finance and Administration (DFA) will be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate systems for the management of the Authority's Accounts, Human Resource, Administration and IT. He/She will also support implementation of effective risk and public sector financial management.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Coordinate the implementation of the Authority's policies and procedures on Public Financial Management
• Strengthening appropriate accounting procedures, controls and Risk Management Systems
• Development and maintenance of the necessary systems to safeguard the assets and financial operations of the Authority
• Ensuring availability, effective utilisation and accountability of funds
• Support the preparation of detailed Financial Plans for Free Zones Projects;
• Ensure proper Monitoring of NTR systems, prompt billing, collection and accountability
• Support the carrying out of financial due diligence on prospective Investors in Free Zones
• Support the preparation of budgets in conjunction with the Planning Unit
• Oversee the Human Resource and handle the administrative function of the Authority
• Provide oversight to the Information Communication Technology function
• Any other duties as assigned from time to time.


Required Skills and Competencies:
• Innovative with a proven high level of integrity
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Proficiency in the relevant computer packages
• Self-motivation and ability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment
• Budgeting (including Budget Planning
• Accounting
• Risk Management
• Coaching/Mentoring

Basic Qualifications:
• An Honours Bachelor's degree in Finance, Commerce, Business Administration or any other related field majoring in Accounting from an internationally recognised Institution.
• A Master's degree in Accounting and Finance; Business
• Administration or Management majoring in Accounting from an internationally recognised University.
• MUST have a professional qualification in either ACCA, CIPFA or CPA.
• Should be a Member of a professional accounting body.

Experience:
• A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, 5 (five) of which should be at a senior level in government or a reputable Public Institution.
• Demonstrated experience in working in a leadership role in an organisation/unit/project with diverse professionals.

Application procedure

All attachments should be sent as one file in PDF format properly labelled with applicant's name. Interested applicants who meet the requirements may send applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV with 3 referees, certified copies of transcripts and certificates as well as other relevant academic and professional credentials including daytime contact addressed to;
The Managing Director,
ABS Consulting Group,
Plot 67, Spring Road, Bugolobi,
3rd Floor, the Guardian Building,
P.O. Box 29526, Kampala, Uganda

Submit hard-copies to the address above or soft copies to info@absconsulting.co.ug to be received not later than 12:00pm, Monday, 28th March 2022.
Please visit these websites for more information: www.absconsulting.co.ug or www.freezones.go.ug

Date Posted: 2022-03-20

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