Administration and Finance Director job at African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)

Administration and Finance Director job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 March 2022

Hiring Organization: African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)

Job Details:

African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a Regional International Institution whose main mandate is poverty reduction through human resource capacity development. The Institute is jointly funded by the Governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. AICAD Head Office is located in Juja, Kenya. AICAD has country offices in Kenya,
Tanzania and Uganda located at Egerton University in Nakuru, Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, and Makerere University in Kampala respectively. AICAD hereby invites applications from qualified, competent, proactive and self-driven professionals to work at AICAD Headquarters in Juja, Kenya to immediately fill the vacant positions below:

Job title: Administration and Finance Director

Key duties and responsibilities include:
• Answerable to the Executive Director, the duties of Administration and Finance Director will include but not be limited to the following: plan, control and supervise the activities of the Administration and Finance Division at AICAD headquarters and the country offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; advise the Executive Director on all policy matters concerning administration and personnel management as well as on financial policy; ensure the implementation of administrative, financial and personnel policies under the guidance of the Executive Director; oversee human resources (HR) management activities and ensure efficient and effective HR policies, systems and procedures are in place; review and approve specific financial transactions and payments in line with set financial operational guidelines; ensure efficient utilization of the Institute facilities including but not limited to the Guesthouse,
• Assembly Hall, Seminar Rooms and transport; coordinate all the general support services of the Secretariat in ordermto ensure provision of adequate support to the other Divisions and Country Offices; review the Financial Budget prepared by the Accountant and present it to the Executive Director and governance authorities for approval; monitor the proper execution of the annual budget and ensure the control, accuracy and integrity of the financial accounts of the organization and its adherence to the Financial Regulations; review monthly bank reconciliation for Project and
• Secretariat accounts; ensure procurement of adequate insurance policies for the organization based on information provided by the divisions; supervise and approve all financial and accounting records with regard to donor projects including periodic review of donor accounts; prepare all annual financial and administrative reports of the Secretariat;
• Prepare recommendations for amending AICAD Terms, Conditions of Service and Regulations for consideration and
• Approval by the Governing Board; review all annual staff performance appraisal results and report on the same to the
• Executive Director; provide secretarial services to the Management Committee; appraise performance of assigned staff as per the appraisal schedule; perform any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications and Experience:
• The applicant should have a Doctorate degree (PhD) and or at least MBA or equivalent Postgraduate degree in
• Management and Finance. Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA/ACCA) in good standing. Should have at least five years’ experience in Administration and Finance at a University, research institution, and Government, Private or
• International Organization. The applicant must be IT compliant and fluent in English language. Some knowledge of
• French or Kiswahili will be an added advantage. He/she must be between 40-55 years of age.

Application procedure

The positions are on a three-year contract renewable on successful performance and mutual agreement. Candidates who are interested and meet the above requirements should express their interest in writing and send their applications along with copies of certificates and testimonials, a day time telephone contacts, email, names and addresses of three referees to reach the address below not later than 15 th March, 2022. Please note that electronic applications will
NOT be accepted. Please visit AICAD website: for details.
All applications should be addressed to:
The Executive Director
African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD)
P.O. Box 46179-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
AICAD is an equal opportunity employer

Date Posted: 2022-02-26




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