Director Corporate Services

Job Position: Director Corporate Services

Reports to: Executive Director

Vacancy: one (1) Position.

Duty station: Nakawa Campus.

Job Purpose:

To lead and manage the Corporate Services Department to deliver efficient and effective services in the areas of; Finance, Human Resource Management, Administration, Marketing, Public relations, Procurement, Transport & Logistics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Providing strategic direction, planning, operational support, decision making and overall performance on matters related to; Finance, Human Resource Management, Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Procurement, Transport and Logistics.
  • Monitor performance standards and service outcomes by ensuring that employees in different sections/ Units work as a coordinated and motivated team.
  • Implementing and improving the institute’s financial management systems.
  • Advising the Executive Director on the formation, development and application of policy and strategic decisions relating to corporate services.
  • Promoting rationalised procurement processes in the Procurement Unit and ensuring that the Unit is efficient in its operations and in compliance with PPDA 2003 Act.
  • Contributing to organisational decision making processes, planning and continual improvement to efficiently and effectively deliver programs that support the institute`s priorities.
  • Developing strategies for effective implementation of departmental objectives.
  • Organising, recruiting, appraising, providing direction, inspiring, managing performance and professional development of staff.
  • Overseeing fleet operations to ensure effective Fleet management in accordance with the Institute’s Transport policies & procedures.
  • Developing, coordinating and overseeing marketing and Public relations strategies for the institute.

Qualifications and Experience.

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in one or more of the following disciplines; Finance and Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration or Business Management.
  • Other additional professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of work experience, with a minimum of five (5) years in a senior management position, preferably in finance and accounting, Human Resource management or Administration in a private, government or international organisation.
  • Proven track record of achieving results in an organisation with demonstrated success in developing systems, processes, policies, procedures.

Interested applicants can deliver their applications to:

Human Resource Unit

Uganda Industrial Research Institute(UIRI)

Plot 42 A Mukabya Road, Nakawa Industrial Area,

Kampala - Uganda

The Deadline for receiving applications is Friday the 8th of October 2021, 5:00pm.

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To lead and manage the Corporate Services Department to deliver efficient and effective services in the areas of; Finance, Human Resource Management, Administration, Marketing, Public relations, Procurement, Transport & Logistics.