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Finance Manager: Matrix Development Consultants and Mashariki Consulting Network Jobs in Uganda

Matrix Development Consultants and the Mashariki Consulting Network are looking for an experienced Financial Manager for long-term Technical Assistance in the field of good governance in Uganda.

Location: Kampala, UgandaCommencement date: 1 September 2010Period of implementation: 36 months with possibility of maximum 12 months extension.


The purpose of this contract is to recruit two Technical Assistants (Programme Manager and Financial Manager) to provide:

· Efficient operational and financial management of the Programme and more specifically of the functioning of the Programme Management Unit in accordance with the relevant 10th EDF rules and procedures.
· Achievement of the key programme results under its democratic accountability and social accountability component.

Required profile - Key expert 2 / Finance Manager

Qualifications and Skills

· Acknowledged degree in commerce or related field and full membership of a professional accountant’s institute.
· Proven team management and communication skills
· Fluent in English (spoken and written), with other languages used in Uganda are of advantage

General professional experience

· At least 8 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 4 years work experience in a senior financial position.
· Expertise in financial programme management, preferably related to development cooperation (e.g. community development, civil society capacity building, human rights and good governance, decentralisation, civic education)

Specific professional experience

· Experience on working in projects similar to the relevant one, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa.
· Experience in grants management and management of call for proposals (CfP) under the EDF rules.
· Experience in managing EU funded programmes, with knowledge of EC procedures (Procurement, Programme Estimates etc.) and EDF rules, preferably 9th EDF.
· Strong computer skills including use of relevant-sized accounting software.
· Knowledge of International Accounting Standards

Application instructions:

Applications and current CVs should be submitted to consultants @ by March 03, 2010Appointment to this position is dependent on award of tender

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