Vacancy Title: Operations Manager
Type: Full Time
Industry: Nonprofit and NGO
Category: Management
Organization: VVOB International
Location: Kampala, Uganda


Summary: VVOB International, an international NGO dedicated to quality education worldwide, is seeking an Operations Manager to oversee HR management, financial management, procurement, logistics, and administrative functions. The Operations Manager will ensure alignment with global VVOB standards and local laws, provide leadership to the operations team, and foster positive organizational culture. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda, with occasional travel.

Position Overview: As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for setting up, managing, and optimizing operational systems, guiding the operations team, and collaborating closely with the country management team. Reporting to the Country Programmes Manager, you will lead HR management, financial management, procurement, logistics, and administrative functions, ensuring compliance and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen and oversee effective systems for HR management, financial management, procurement, logistics, and administration.
  • Manage HR policies and procedures aligned with global VVOB standards and local laws.
  • Oversee financial management, reporting, and auditing, ensuring compliance with global standards and local laws.
  • Manage procurement, logistics, and administrative functions, ensuring efficiency and compliance.
  • Provide organizational leadership, mentorship, and coaching to the operations team.
  • Foster positive relationships with partners and teams, representing VVOB towards external stakeholders.


  • Master’s degree in business management, accounting, law, public admin, HR management, or related field.
  • Operational management experience in finance, HR, and procurement.
  • Experience leading multicultural and effective teams.
  • Proficiency in IT systems, including bookkeeping software and Office 365.
  • Language skills: English CEFR Level C1.


  • Cooperation
  • Continuous improvement
  • Result orientation
  • Reliability
  • Giving direction
  • Communication skills
  • Agility
  • Vision building

What We Offer:

  • Fixed-term contract.
  • Dynamic working environment in an international context.
  • Exciting job with varied responsibilities.
  • Supportive environment for continuous professional development.
  • Attractive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their online application via the following link: Online Application Link by March 29, 2024.



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