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Director of Finance and Administration - Infectious Diseases Institute Jobs in Uganda

IDI is seeking a highly experienced Director of Finance and Administration commencing in September 2010.

IDI opened as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Makerere University in June 2005; established as a centre of excellence to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention for HIV/AIDS and related infections through training, research and advanced clinical services.

Since 2005 IDI has quadrupled in size, to an annual budget of $20 million and 700 staff.

IDI is now entering the next phase of its development and requires a highly skilled Director of Finance and Administration to support its

rapid growth.

Working closely with IDI’s key funding partner, Accordia Global Health Foundation, the DFA will also oversee a major capital expansion to support the growth of distance learning programs.

The ideal candidate will be fully ACCA qualified, with a degree in business administration. Fifteen years of progressive experience should include 5 years at senior management level and extensive experience working in a non — profit NGO with multiple resource streams.

Key functional experience should include Financial management including internal audit, Human resource management, oversight of capital expansion and extensive field-based service delivery. Experience in health care, education, medical research and / or laboratory services is highly desirable.

Application Process: Terms of Reference and application procedures can be obtained by e-mailing dfarecruitment @ Applications are to be submitted by 30 April 2010. Contract term is initially four years and compensation will reflect the international character of IDI. We thank all applicants for your interest but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please visit us at

“A healthy Africa, free from the burden of infectious diseases”

Infectious Diseases Institute
College of Health Sciences,
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala,
Tel: 256-041-301200,
Fax: 256 -041-307 290,
E-mail: office @

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