Friday, 22 June 2018

Job Opportunity At Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) Director Finance and Administration

Organization: Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organization established in Uganda to harness, strengthen, and sustain synergies across the country among Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government of Uganda's efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has given support to IASPNET towards implementation of project activities across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving coordination structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches, capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms taking it a more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda.

Job Summary:   The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for providing leadership and direction on the management team, as well as, day-to-day management of the Finance, information technology, and administration functions for the organization. This position will build and sustain the capacity of the finance and administration department and provide exemplary stewardship through the establishment monitoring and improvement of accounting, finance, IT and administrative systems and procedures.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a University degree in Commerce, Business studies Accounting, human resource, completion of a recognized accounting designation such as CPA, ACCA, CMA Courses and/or certificates in financial management or non-profit organizations, human resource management, and IT are considered an asset, He or she should possess master’s degree in any of the mentioned relevant field is desirable
  • Five years of prior experience as Finance Director Manager or similar role with similar type and size of organization
  • Five years of experience in financial management, in particular in the development, monitoring and reporting on the financial status of the organization and its various strategic and programmatic initiatives (financial management refers to more senior related accounting and controllership duties)
  • Three years’ experience in organizational administration and IT
  • Three years’ experience managing staff members human resource
  • 3-5 years’ experience working tor a non-profit charitable organization
  • Experience reporting to an Executive Director and board delegated committee's
  • Excellent knowledge of NGO work and other development agencies (national and international) work will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via Email to: or hand deliver their applications, CVs and credentials to the Executive Director indicating the position applied for on the envelop

Deadline: Saturday 30th June 2018
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