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

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 System).
  • 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 donors.
  • 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.

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

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 results.

Closing Date: 27 Nov 2015