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Job: Country Program Director Uganda - AIRD

Reporting to: CEO or OIC during his/her absence

The Country Program Director has the overall responsibility for the strategic leadership and direction of the Programme to achieve the organizational vision, mission and objectives. He /she must represents AIRD with government, Local and international NGOs. He/she will take a leading role in developing, overseeing implementation, reviewing and monitoring of the operation strategy. The CPD is responsible for developing new programming initiatives, new partnerships and maintaining existing partnerships and actively lead key phases of ongoing programs including phase out.

General Duties:
• Represents AIRD in country and oversees all AIRD operations in the country
• Represent AIRD in all meetings with relevant partners in consultation with the Country Management Team (CMT) and/or the CEO
• Ensures that a strong and functional participatory management system is in place.
• Ensure the full and proper implementation of AIRDs 7 SOPs
• Works with CEO and IPM to implement strategic plan including but not limited to the diversification of partners and sectors
• Takes all necessary measures to motivate staffs and build strong team spirit atall levels
• Manages and supervises directly the works of the CMT including the Finance and Administration Manager along with Operations Manager and train all AIRD staff on the code of conduct
• Prepares project proposals and budgets with CMT for the entire operations and upon approval by the CEO, negotiate with the relevant financing partners
• Develop and maintain good relationships with all partners and potential donors in the area of operation
• Develop proposals to different donors and financiers to acquire additional projects within and out of the country of operations in consultation with and approval by the CEO
• Ensure all operations reports are submitted to the relevantdonors/financiers in time and in line with the sub agreements signed
• Oversee all project activities and be the main contact point for the donor and the field staff
• Ensure project activities comply with the policies and regulations of the donor organization
• Responsible for overseeing the development and execution of project deliverables, lead project planning, budgeting, action plans and monitoring processes
• Responsible for submitting activity reports, meeting minutes and financial reports on regular basis to the donor
• Oversee the preparation and submission of annual activity-based project budgets as well as monthly and quarterly financial reports and sending of new funding requests
• Lead and motivate the project team and monitor project activities and project expenditure and coordinate work with consultants and volunteers in the project
• Ensures close collaboration and coordination with cooperating partners to guarantee smooth implementation of activities and achievement of results as specified in grant agreements


Submitted by: HR Manager
Date: 10/31/2016 6:49:36 AM
Tel: +256414289452
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Job: Finance and Admin Manager, Uganda - AIRD

General Duties:
• Ensure that accurate and up-to-date information of the host Government and partners is disseminated to the Country Program Director (CPD) in time
• Endeavors that effective organizational relationships and networks with public, private and NGO partners is promoted; liaise with host Government/UNHCR and other lead agency representatives
• Establishes and maintains effective communications with UNHCR and other lead agencies regarding program development, funding opportunities, financial matters, agreements and staffing
• Endeavors to ensure that a strong and functional participatory management system is in place and that the image of AIRD in the country is consistent with AIRD’s mission, vision and values and protects AIRD's interests and assets
• Provides regular reports to AIRD CPD on matters related to Admin/finance
• Maintains regular and transparent communication with CPD in a spirit of shared successes and joint problem solving
• Supervise directly the works of the support staffs in Admin/Finance Department and gets hands on information on the entire admin/finance matters of AIRD through the managers at different levels
• Participate actively in preparing project proposals and budgets for the entire operations
• Ensure all admin/finance reports are submitted to the relevant financiers in time
• Provide head office with reports as requested
• Any other tasks as directed by CPD or CEO

With regard to administrative duties, the Admin and finance Manager is responsible for:
• Ensure the proper implementation of the HR Policies and Procedures Manual
• Ensuring that office Procedures are maintained in accordance to the project regulations & the staff contracts
• Supervising directly the works of the admin/finance personnel in the Department including all field or sub offices
• Ensuring that all staffs are issued timely with letters of appointment, contracts, job descriptions and ID cards after approval and authorization from the CPD
• Ensuring that all personnel files are kept updated at all times, with the correct enclosures
• Management of leave schedules for all staff, as authorized and approved by the supervisors
• Ensuring that staff performance evaluations are conducted annually
• Ensuring that all office equipment & other assets are kept in good working condition
• Monitor the use of office telephones, and ensure that calls are made for official project affairs only and private calls made are refunded
• Being an active participant in Country Management Team meetings, taking minutes and sharing same with the team

With regard to Finance duties, the Admin/Finance Manager is responsible for:
• Ensure the proper implementation of the Finance Policies and Procedures manual
• Ensuring at all times that UNHCR’s/donors and AIRD’s rules and regulations regarding financial management are adhered to
• Ensuring that the CPD has timely & accurate information regarding the budget balances of the project


Submitted by: HR Manager
Date: 10/31/2016 6:41:55 AM
Tel: +256414289452
Web site:

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