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Head of Finance & Operations

War Child Canada (WCC)

This is a Full-time position in Adjumani posted December 22, 2021.

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# Job Description

War Child Canada WCC is a registered Canadian charity and operating in the
Middle East and South Asia regions Afghanistan, Iraq, and Jordan and Sub-
Saharan Africa Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda.
Our Vision is to accelerate peace by disrupting the cycle of violence with
mission to drive generational change for the hardest hit by investing in the
power of local communities.

We are globally recognized leaders in creating and implementing comprehensive
programs for children living with war and violence. Our entire model of
humanitarian action is rooted in collaboration. It is locally driven and
locally led. We embrace the complexity of transformational change. Our
programs foster resilience, self-reliance, and self-determination, and their
impacts are felt over generations, and we shake up outdated concepts of
charity and aid which deepen global inequalities and exacerbate poverty and

Currently, WCC is implementing Education and Protection/Access to justice
programs for refugees and host communities in Adjumani and Isingiro districts
and expanding to additional six refugee hosting districts. To fulfil this
dream, War Child Canada is currently seeking for energetic, qualified
individuals to fill the following position:

Position Title: Head of Finance & Operations
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda, with regular field travel
Contract: 24 months, Renewable
Reports to: Country Director
Management Responsibility: Finance team, with direct line management of
Finance & Administration Manager, Senior Grants Officer: Logistics team, with
direct line management of Senior Logistics Officer
Key Relationships: Head of Programs, Project Director

Position Summary
The Head of Operations is a senior staff within WCC and a member of the
Senior Management Team.
To ensure the development of quality operational support in Finance; Grant
Management & Control, Human Resources, Logistics; Security & Risk Management
and Administration, the Head of Operations will provide oversight and
strategic leadership in the development, roll-out; implementation and review
of the WCC operational support functions while ensuring compliance to WCC’s
organizational and in- country policies, procedures, guidelines, systems and
standards to timely deliver operational support to achieve successful
development, implementation and delivery of WCC programs.

• Policies, Systems and Compliance: Working closely with the Country Director,
the post holder will lead the development and the comprehensive implementation
of WCC in-country operational policies, guidelines, and systems in line with
global WCC policies, guidelines, and systems as well as the national operating
context 30%.
• Operational Leadership, Management and Support: Responsible for the
leadership, management, and oversight of the effective operational support
functions of Human Resources, Financial Management and Control, Logistics,
Administration, Information Communication Technology, Risk Management,
Security to support the effective implementation and successful achievement of
WCC programs in Uganda. 30%
• Support to Senior Management Team: Working with the Senior Management Team,
actively support the development of a high performance culture, participatory
staff engagement, staff development and retention, organizational learning and
development, and a work environment that truly reflects WCC’s organizational
values and principles 25%
• Other strategic Duties: Actively participate in and contribute to the
development, implementation and review of the Country Strategic Plan, Country
Annual Plans, and work closely and collaboratively to assist WCC Uganda in
delivering its objectives 15%

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
• Post-graduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Supply Chain
Management, Financial Management, or relevant field.
• Minimum of ten years’ senior level experience in operational management
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of developing and managing a range of
operational support function systems and structures, such as Human Resources
HR, Finance, Logistics, and Administration.
• Good understanding and experience of security and risk management.
• Proven experience and track record of participatory and performance based
staff management, supervision, and development.
• Demonstrated experience and successful track record in initiating.
developing, and cultivating positive and collaborative working relationships
with government and non-state organizations and institutions
• Strong knowledge and experience of Monitoring and Evaluation M&E of
operational support functions.

Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits
include medical insurance cover as per War Child Canada Uganda contractual

Job application procedure
Submit a curriculum vitae of not more than 5 pages with an accompanying cover
letter as one document
To: [email protected]
War Child Canada Plot 1006,
Kironde Road Muyenga, Kampala

War Child Canada is committed to providing a work environment in which all
individuals are treated with respect and dignity.
Final candidates will be vetted in accordance with War Child Canada’s Child
Safeguarding Policy, including appropriate reference and security checks.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be notified. For more
information about War Child Canada, please visit .

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* **Company:** [ War Child Canada WCC ]
* **Location:** Uganda
* **State:** [ Uganda ]
* **Job type:** Full-Time
* **Job category:** [ Accounting Jobs in Uganda ]

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