Director Finance and Administration job at Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)


Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Director Finance and Administration job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 06 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Details:

Job Title: Director Finance & Administration- Re-Advertised.
Reports: Deputy Executive Director-Finance & Operations.
Supervises: Finance Manager, Procurement Manager, Estates Manager, Head Stores & Transport Manager.

Job Summary;

The role of the Director Finance & Administration is to oversee the execution of financial, procurement, stores, estate operations, transport and administrative management of JCRC to ensure that organizational objectives are achieved.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide financial expertise and counsel to both the Executive Director of JCRC and the Finance Committee of the Board with respect to organization’s financial position and performance, especially in the areas of budget discipline and cash flow monitoring.
• Ensure that the financial and administrative systems at JCRC function effectively and efficiently in accordance with the Organization’s policies and procedures manuals.
• Support the negotiation process with internal and external partnerships through financial analysis, information gathering and an understanding of business risks in order to advise on impact of decisions.


Qualifications and experience;
• Advanced degree in Accounting, finance or business administration majoring in accounting and finance.
• Membership to professional accounting bodies such as ACCA and CPA.
• At least 7-10 years of progressive and professional accounting experience, preferably in a relatively large institutional set up, of which at least 5 years should have been in a senior management role related to accounting and finance.
• Knowledge of Principles and practices of general fund accounting and internal control systems. Ability to develop and implement financial procedures and controls
• Knowledge of Principles and practices of grant management and an understanding of compliance mechanisms will be an added advantage
• Significant experience in fundraising, and proposal writing skills shall be an added advantage budgeting
• Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form, e.g. in designing policies, writing memos and letters, and in discussions, negotiations and workshop settings
• Strong leadership skills
• Proven capacity for analytical and interpretative problem anticipation and solving

Application procedure

All applications must be addressed to: Manager Human Resource & Development at Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101 Lubowa Campus off Entebbe Road, P.O Box 10005, Kampala-Uganda.
Application documents i.e. CV and academic documents should be enclosed in one PDF documents.
Email: jobs@jcrc.org.ug: The application deadline is Friday 6th May, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Date Posted: 2022-04-27

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