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KATI needs Operations Manager to work in Northern Uganda

KATI is a microfinance company operating in Lira

and Pader and Agago districts with a strong social

mission, started in 2012.

KATI provides unique packages of business training,

mentoring and access to competitive start-up/

business enhancement loans for young entrepreneurs

aged 18-35 years in northern Uganda with the aim to

reduce youth unemployment by stimulating a culture

of transformative entrepreneurship.

KATI is looking for the following team members to

support its challenge to cut costs, strengthen its

group and individual loan portfolio, and achieve

profitability within the next 18 months:

  1. Operations Manager (OM) – 1 vacancy

The Operations Manager will be responsible for

overall leadership of KATI and its team of ten [10]

dedicated professionals, and accountable for a

goal to cut costs and achieve profitability within

18 months. The OM reports to a Board and liaises

regularly with funding entities.

The successful candidate is willing to permanently

locate in Lira, and has:

  • 7 years work experience in banking or

microfinance, including >3 years in relevant

leadership roles (e.g., regional manager, CEO,

department head)

  • Demonstrated experience leading through


  • Track record of cost reduction management
  • Strong understanding of analytics and financial


  • Passion for social impact
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g.,

Microfinance, Banking, Corporate Finance)

  1. Senior Finance and Administration Officer

(SFAO) – 1 vacancy

The SFAO will have primary day-to-day responsibility

for planning, implementing, managing and

controlling all finance and administrative-related

activities of the company. This will include direct

responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting,

property management, procurement, partnership

relationships and compliance. The successful

person will have a good understanding of credit

management, accounting software packages, for

profit fund management (budgeting processes and

internal control), organisation investment planning

and entrepreneurship. The right candidate will

have BSC in Accounting and Finance, BBA

accounting option. CPA highly desirable.

To apply; submit a motivation Letter, CV and copies

of Academic documents as one pdf document

to [email protected] The deadline for

receiving applications is 23rd November 2018


Only applications receive through email will be


  • KATI does not ask for payment for any

application processing

  • Those who applied for positions of CEO

and CFAO with KATI earlier are urged to

re-apply as the titles have changed; CEO

is now Operations Manager (OM) and CFAO

is now Senior Finance and Administration

Officer (SFAO)

  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply