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Kampala, Uganda



February 18, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. dedicated to working with developing countries to improve their public health capabilities.

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Job Title

Director, Finance & Administration - Uganda SLHS Activity job at IntraHealth

Job Description

IntraHealth is seeking a Finance and Administration (F&A) Director for the upcoming five-year USAID-funded Uganda Strengthening Local Health Systems (SLHS) Activity, valued at $25-$50 million. The purpose of the project is to strengthen key elements of Ugandan health systems focusing on health care financing (HCF), human resources for health (HRH), health management information systems (HMIS), and community health systems.

The F&A Director will report to the Chief of Party (COP) and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of budgeting, financial management, and reporting; sub-award management and procurements; human resources management; asset management; logistics; and prime award compliance with terms and conditions of the award. This individual will be responsible for managing the cooperative agreement budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. The F&A Director will also ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. This individual will ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award, including fraud and risk mitigation practices.
This position is contingent upon award and approval by USAID.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Establish accounting and financial systems for the project in compliance with USAID regulations and IntraHealth policies and procedures.

  • Oversee finance, operations, human resource management, logistics, procurement, administration, and information technology (IT) support to the project.  

  • Work closely with the COP, technical staff, pertinent regional and headquarter staff, and appropriate USAID staff to ensure project resources are effectively/efficiently budgeted, analyzed, disbursed, monitored, and reported in achieving project objectives and results.

  • Develop project procurement plan and ensure proper procurement policies and guidelines are followed when purchasing project supplies and equipment.

  • Manage all banking transactions, including the use of mobile money.

  • Maintain payroll system, including tracking benefits and allowances, ensuring compliance with all applicable taxes and tax reporting.

  • Oversee preparation of all vouchers and checks for approved core office expenditures.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual expenditures, as well as pipeline estimates for the project. Submit monthly financial reports to IntraHealth headquarters in North Carolina.

  • Manage cash flow—including preparing and submitting funds requests to IntraHealth headquarters in North Carolina.

  • Maintain general ledger and balance sheets.

  • Prepare budget variance reports on monthly basis.

  • Maintain asset inventory and reports for project.

  • Manage organizational risk and liability, particularly related to ensuring compliance with all relevant USAID regulations and local laws.

  • Conduct analyses of financial data to inform project management as well as to ensure cost efficiencies.

  • Provide training and guidance on managing project expenses for annual work plan/contract budgets.  

  • Supervise project finance and administrative staff.

  • Provide strategic guidance and assistance in problem-solving to project leadership.

Qualifications and Competencies


  • Masters in accounting, business administration, finance or related field.

  • Professional certification (CPA or ACCA).

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in financial and administrative management for large donor-funded development projects (>$25M).

  • Progressive increases in roles and responsibilities in the implementation of large and complex projects.

  • Experience in developing/managing small grants programs.

  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting software.

  • Knowledgeable and experienced with international development contracting policies and procedures, preferably with USAID.

  • Experience managing donor-funded sub-awards and subcontractors and procurements.

  • Strong skills in project, administrative, and staff management.

  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.

  • Experience in risk management and implementation of internal controls.

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.

  • Data visualization skills.

Why join IntraHealth?

  • IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that has worked in more than 100 countries since 1979. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they need to thrive.

  • Our programs generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are passionate about global health and equity. We are committed to excellence.

Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Our benefits

  • IntraHealth is a great place to work. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and flexible teleworking and remote work policies that reflect our focus on staff safety, well-being, and retention.

Our workplace culture

  • IntraHealth stands for equality, justice, and respect. We strive to be an antiracist organization that works to minimize power imbalances and increase local sustainability in global health. We aim to create and foster a workforce that reflects and contributes to the diverse global community in which we work. Join us and be part of it.

  • Learn more about our workplace culture:

Equal opportunity employer

  • IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. Please click here for EEO Notices.

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