VSF - Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management

Position Title:Project Manager
Duty Station:
Moroto, Uganda
Duration:
1 year, renewable
Availability:
Immediately

Role

The Project Manager will manage and coordinate the implementation of projects in Moroto..

This will involve: the coordination of partner activities. Provision of both technical and strategic leadership; ensuring efficient project development and management; ensuring that systems and procedures are in line with VSFB policies, VSFB strategy, donor and legal requirements. The Project Manager reports to the Country Director- Uganda.

Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • Responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project
  • Create and organize the necessary infrastructure and work plans for successful project implementation.
  • Responsible for project budgets and controlling its correct expenditures, in accordance with donor guidelines and project contracts.
  • Monitor project activities including, reporting to donors through the Kampala Office.
  • Supervise, manage and support project staff and conduct annual staff appraisal
  • Participate in recruitment of staff for their respective projects, whilst ensuring comprehensive induction and overall management of staff performance.
  • Participate and contribute in financial planning, reporting, budget reviews and project extension requirements.
  • Support internal and external audit processes, monitoring and evaluation of his/her projects
  • Provide quarterly project progress report and financial project reports to the Country Director- Uganda and Finance Manager.
  • Representation of VSFB at local, national and regional levels.
  • Ensure effective communication and information flow within the project Kampala office and the Regional Office Nairobi.
  • Participate in relevant development networks
  • Responsible for knowledge management within VSF Belgium
Essential or Minimum Requirements

Education
  • University degree in management and /or development related field
  • Post graduate training in organizational development, livestock development, community based, participatory approaches, and/or financial management.
Knowledge and experience
  • Expertise in Drought preparedness and contingency planning
  • Experience of working in other countries is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of project cycle management
  • Proven experience of managing partners
  • Experience with proposal writing
  • Very good knowledge of ECHO rules and regulations
  • Experience with managing budgets
Skills
  • Excellent management, planning, organizational and coordination skills
  • Proven ability to work with a range of stakeholders including civil authorities, donors and project partners
  • Excellent Financial and budgeting skills
  • Computer literacy with very good MS Excel, Word and Power point
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good writing and reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to deal with conflict and crises
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to manage and motive a (multicultural) team
  • Ability to prepare and present issues at all levels
Attitudes
  • Team player
  • Attentive to detail and result oriented
  • High integrity and initiative
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-B
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity, respect in dealing with others
  • Willingness to travel to the field and remote locations.
Please send your application (reference “Project Manager”), CV and 3 references (one must be your current employer), by e-mail to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke on or before 15th March 2012

This vacancy is open to Kenyan male and female candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information:www.vsf-belgium.org

VSF - Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management

Position Title: Finance Officer
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 year, renewable
Availability:
Immediately

Role

The Finance Officer provides overall support to the accounting function of VSFB.

Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • Responsible for reviewing expenditure prior to approval of payment by ensuring accuracy and completeness of supporting documentation.
  • Responsible for booking and reconciliation of Supplier accounts, client accounts, payroll and other General Ledger accounts.
  • Responsible for generating the monthly monitoring reports for projects
  • Participate in the preparing the annual budgets.
  • Responsible for preparation of sales invoices and reconciliation of client accounts.
  • Coordinate and liaise with banks, suppliers, Govt departments and other relevant authorities.
  • Responsible for preparation of the Audits and financial reviews of partner NGO’s.
  • Participate in the preparation of financial donor reports by ensuring compliance with donor regulations.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual budgets.
  • In charge of backups of VSFB electronic accounting files.
  • Participate in development of the finance policy and procedures manual.
  • Responsible for compliance with VSFB and donor procurement procedures and policies are adhered to.
  • Responsible for knowledge management within VSF Belgium.
Essential or Minimum Requirements

Education
  • University degree in Bachelor of Commerce — Finance option
  • Relevant accounting qualifications i.e. CPA (K) or ACCA equivalent
Knowledge and experience
  • At least 3 years financial management experience in a busy office.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a middle level management position
  • Experience in managing and coaching a team.
  • Experience in developing and implementing systems
  • Experience of working in other countries and with an NGO will be an added advantage
  • Experience in the use of one or more accounting software packages and accounting in different currencies.
  • Knowledge of donor rules and regulations i.e. ECHO, USAID, EU,DFID
  • Knowledge and experience with the International Accounting Standards (IAS)
Skills
  • Excellent managerial, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong numerical skills and accuracy.
  • Good reporting skills
  • Computer literacy with very good advanced MS Excel skills and Word
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to prepare and present issues at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Attitudes
  • Team player
  • Attentive to detail and result oriented
  • High integrity and initiative
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VS F-B
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity, respect in dealing with others
  • Willingness to travel to the field and remote locations.
Please send your application (reference “Finance Officer”), CV and 3 references (one must be your current employer), by e-mail to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke on or before 14th March 2012

This vacancy is open to Ugandan male and female candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org

VSF - Belgium is a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management

Position Title: Office Assistant
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 year, renewable
Availability: Immediately

Role: Front office and housekeeping management to ensure services at the Kampala office run smoothly.

Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • Manage the switchboard and reception area.
  • In charge of general administrative activities in the office.i.e. Scanning, photocopy, typing documents etc.
  • In charge of office Housekeeping.
  • Managing stationery, office supplies and kitchen inventory.
  • Responsible for timely preparation of utility bills and payment.
  • Responsible for knowledge management within VSF Belgium
Essential or Minimum Requirements

Education
  • Certificate in Secretarial, Front office management or relevant administration qualification.
Knowledge and experience
  • Experience in switchboard operation and reception/front office management
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a busy organization
Skills
  • Competent in use of Microsoft applications especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good typing skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadline
  • Ability to work independently
Attitudes
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Respect when dealing with others at all levels
  • Very presentable, outgoing with a pleasant character
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-Belgium
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity.
Please send your application (reference “Office Assistant”), CV and 3 references (one must be your current employer), by e-mail to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke on or before 14th March 2012

This vacancy is open to Ugandan male and female candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org
VSF - Belgium¡s a recognized developmental International NGO founded in 1995 working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standards of living, improve food security and livelihood sustainability through improved animal health and animal production.

In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, capacity building of local institutions and governments, conflict mitigation and sustainable natural resource management

Position Title: Procurement & Logistics Officer
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Duration: 1 year, renewable
Availability: Immediately

Role

Responsible, for the systematic execution of procedures for timely and cost effective purchasing and distribution of all goods and services required for VSF Belgium projects, having regard to organizations procurement policy, donor regulations and generally accepted ethical policies and legal requirements.

Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • Responsible for smooth movement of cargo/staff between Kampala and field stations/offices.
  • Responsible for smooth and constant communication flow between Kampala and field stations on daily basis.
  • Over see flight bookings and travel management, movement of PAX/cargo
  • In charge of stores and ensure correct inventory reports are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Provide logistical support to the VSF- B projects operating in Uganda.
  • Responsible for local procurement and liaise with the Regional office for international procurement and receipt of supplies.
  • Responsible for monitoring vehicle movement and maintenance.
  • Adhere to VSF-B policies and procedures on procurement, ordering and receipt of supplies
  • Responsible for the management and control of assets in the Kampala office.
  • Responsible for knowledge management within VSF Belgium.
Essential or Minimum Requirements

Education
  • University Degree in Bachelor of Commerce or Economics or Business administration
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Purchasing and supplies management from the Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or its equivalent.
Knowledge and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in purchasing, logistics or supply chain management
  • Experience in a busy procurement and logistics office
  • Knowledge and working experience with inventory and stores management, customs procedures, clearing and forwarding
  • Working experience with an NGO or private sector will be an added advantage,
Skills
  • Competency in use of Microsoft applications especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Accuracy
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadline
  • Ability to work independently
  • Driving license holder (Category B)
Attitudes
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Respect when dealing with others
  • Presentable, outgoing with a pleasant character
  • Identify him/herself with the mission, vision and values of VSF-Belgium
  • Display of intercultural sensitivity.
Please send your application (reference “Procurement & Logistics Officer- Kampala”), CV and 3 references (one must be your current employer), by e-mail to recruitment@vsfb.or.ke on or before 14th March 2012

This vacancy is open to Ugandan male and female candidates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org

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