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Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 15, 2022.

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# Job Description

Uganda Free Zones Authority UFZA is a Statutory Body established by the Free
Zones Act, 2014, for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented
investment and Job creation.
The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial infrastructure,
attract developers and Operators and provide innovative Investor Support
Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free Ports. The Authority
is seeking to recruit persons with high integrity, dedication and commitment
to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Director Finance and Administration
Reports to : Executive Director
Terms: Contract
Scale: UF2
Reference: FZ/EXT/2021/22-03
Age Range: 35 – 45 Years

Job Summary
The Director Finance and Administration DFA will be responsible for
developing and implementing appropriate systems for the management of the
Authority’s Accounts, Human Resource, Administration and IT. He/She will also
support implementation of effective risk and public sector financial

Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Coordinate the implementation of the Authority’s policies and procedures on
Public Financial Management
• Strengthening appropriate accounting procedures, controls and Risk
Management Systems
• Development and maintenance of the necessary systems to safeguard the assets
and financial operations of the Authority
• Ensuring availability, effective utilisation and accountability of funds
• Support the preparation of detailed Financial Plans for Free Zones Projects;
• Ensure proper Monitoring of NTR systems, prompt billing, collection and
• Support the carrying out of financial due diligence on prospective Investors
in Free Zones
• Support the preparation of budgets in conjunction with the Planning Unit
• Oversee the Human Resource and handle the administrative function of the
• Provide oversight to the Information Communication Technology function
• Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Required Skills and Competencies:
• Innovative with a proven high level of integrity
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Proficiency in the relevant computer packages
• Self-motivation and ability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive
• Budgeting including Budget Planning
• Accounting
• Risk Management
• Coaching/Mentoring

Basic Qualifications:
• An Honours Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce, Business Administration
or any other related field majoring in Accounting from an internationally
recognised Institution.
• A Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance; Business
• Administration or Management majoring in Accounting from an internationally
recognised University.
• MUST have a professional qualification in either ACCA, CIPFA or CPA.
• Should be a Member of a professional accounting body.

• A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, 5 five of which should
be at a senior level in government or a reputable Public Institution.
• Demonstrated experience in working in a leadership role in an
organisation/unit/project with diverse professionals.

Apply Online Now

Email:: [email protected] OR [email protected]

All attachments should be sent as one file in PDF format properly labelled
with applicant’s name. Interested applicants who meet the requirements may
send applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV with 3 referees, certified
copies of transcripts and certificates as well as other relevant academic and
professional credentials including daytime contact addressed to;

**The Managing Director,
ABS Consulting Group,
Plot 67, Spring Road, Bugolobi,
3rd Floor, the Guardian Building,
P.O. Box 29526, Kampala, Uganda **
Submit hard-copies to the address above or soft copies to [
[email protected] ]mailto:[email protected] to be received not
later than 12:00pm, Monday, **28th March 2022.**
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