Director of Finance and Administration

Social Impact, Uganda

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th February, 2018

Job Description

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is preparing a proposal response for the anticipated multi-million dollar, five-year USAID/Uganda Learning Activity. The purpose of the Contract is to strengthen the performance of USAID/Uganda and its Implementing Partners (IPs) in collaborating, learning and adapting in order to improve the relevance, quality and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) to oversee financial management, procurement, logistical, human resources, recruitment and administrative support to the project team, and ensure activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the objectives of the project, and in compliance with USAID regulations and SI policies and procedures. This position will be based in Uganda. The DFA will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.


  • Ensure the integrity and usefulness of contractor financial systems.
  • Facilitate the contractor’s internal administrative operations.
  • Ensure that the project and SI’s work meet USAID/Uganda programmatic, financial and other reporting requirements.
  • Deliver the “performance” results to USAID and the contractor.


  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, business, financial management, or another relevant field required.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance.
  • Procurement, contracts management, construction, logisitics, and/or human resources related matter for international development activities of a similar dollar value.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/grants.


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