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The Danish Institute for Human Rights (the Institute) is the national human rights institution in Denmark with a mandate to work internationally. The Institute is expanding its engagements in Uganda through, initially, a pilot project (12 months) carried out jointly in a consortium. We are therefore seeking a full-time human rights adviser based in Kampala to support the implementation of project activities in Uganda.

As a full-time Finance and Admin Officer, tasks will include:
• Support the Copenhagen-based Project Manager in all administrative, budgeting, and supervisory tasks that may arise.
• Ensure financial accountability and budgetary supervision of project activities in Uganda, with the support of Project Controllers based in Copenhagen.
• Maintain and update knowledge of donor’s financial guidelines and requirements as well as internal financial guidelines.
• Quality ensure partner activity budgets, and ensure that all expenditures are in... compliance with donor guidelines and internal eligibility criteria, including documentation and justification of costs.
• Ensure that documentation for project expenditure is collected, checked and archived.
• Prepare and validate monthly financial reports for project activities in Uganda.
• Support the national Human Rights Adviser with all reporting relating to project activities in Uganda.
• Support the national Human Rights Adviser to maintain close cooperation with local partners, including promoting local ownership of the project.
• Support the Institute in establishing and maintaining a branch office.
• Provide assistance in planning and organizing trainings, workshops, events, DIHR staff missions etc.

• BA or other relevant degree in accounting, business management, or similar.
• Minimum 8 years of professional experience with project economy or financial management, preferably with international organisations and/or donors.
• Experienced Microsoft Excel user and experience working with financial management systems.
• Fluency in English (spoken and written).
• Be Ugandan national.

• A positive and dynamic personality.
• A team player with demonstrated experience of working in an international environment.
• Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills, including proven experience in developing partnerships. Prior experience of working with state partners and in politically sensitive contexts will be considered an asset.
• Well organised, flexible, and able to work independently.
• Good at complying with procedures and in meeting deadlines.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Kampala Uganda


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