Awards Accountant – Save the Children International – Kampala

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Awards Accountant provides award management system support and oversight throughout the life cycle of an award (opportunity stage to close out). Works with other staff to effectively support program quality, and accountability to all stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Save the Children Awards Accountant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or finance management or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc. or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
Two years’ experience with International NGO’s particularly those addressing human/children’s rights and those applying partnership approaches is desirable
Experience working with international donors such the UN, ECHO, European commission and compliance requirements.
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
Excellent time management and planning capacity.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 23rd February 2018

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