ZOA International Job Vacancy: Manager General Affairs – Kampala, Uganda

Posting Job


November 16, 2015

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



Manager General Affairs ZOA Uganda

Duty station: Kampala

Starting date: January 1, 2016

Vacancy closing date: 27th November 2015

About ZOA

ZOA is a Christian international NGO,
with its head office based in the Netherlands. ZOA operates in fifteen
countries on three continents. We provide relief to people affected by
conflict or natural disasters. We contribute to a new perspective of
hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and
mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the
recovery of their livelihoods.

In Uganda we have a diverse range of
multilateral and bilateral institutional donors next to the support by
over 50,000 individual donors and six Dutch private foundations. Our
100+ staff members find inspiration in the gospel and adhere to our
common values of stewardship, human dignity, faithfulness and justice.

Purpose of the position

The Manager General Affairs is
responsible for the management of the systems of administrative support
at ZOA in Uganda. Systems include the financial administration, the
security systems, the logistics services, computer systems and
administrative support to the management of human resources.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Supervision
    of the financial administration, technical backstopping support to
    administrators in the program areas,  security systems, logistics
    service, computer systems and human resources systems within ZOA Uganda,
    integrating systems of ZOA international (PMS and ZOA Information
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the ZOA Office in Kampala.
  • Management
    and control of contracts of staff, donors and suppliers; as well as of
    procedures for tendering in accordance with the requirements of the
  • Contribute
    to the development of staff promoting good oversight and evaluation
    systems and organizing regular training and coaching sessions according
    to granted personal development plans.
  • Adherence to the ZOA Uganda management team and contribute to the development of ZOA Uganda.


  • A person hands-on, flexible, communicative, transparent, creative, tolerant to stress.
  • University
    degree in the field of finance or / and economy, and good knowledge of
    accounting procedures and computerized financial administration.
  •  Evidence
    of good experience of 3 years in administration of humanitarian
    projects. Experience in the fields of informatics, logistics and human
    resources is an asset.
  • Effective and participatory leadership skills.
  • Organizational sensitivity and ability to work in a team.
  • Good ability to negotiate with the authorities and suppliers in a professional way.
  • Excellent communication and written in English.
  • Being a Christian; adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA;
  • The candidate is expected to support the vision and mission of ZOA. 

Special conditions
Up to 25% may be required for travel in country 

ZOA offers
a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team in the
programme country and provides good benefits and remuneration.


If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via our HERE.

of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated. Please provide at
least 3 reference related to your previous employment listed in the

Only selected candidates
will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of
recruitment. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be
considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar

Closing Date: 27 Nov 2015
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