Join the Adara Family

At Adara Development, we look for staff who have a passion to change the world, with top-tier skills and a sense of humour to cope with a high-pressure environment. We have offices located in Australia, the USA, Uganda and Nepal. As part of our Development Philosophy we only hire local staff in Uganda and Nepal.

CURRENT ROLES

ACCOUNTANT
  • Are you a brilliant accountant with strong attention to detail?
  • Are you an excellent team collaborator?
  • Would you like to be part of a global non-profit and leading ‘business for purpose’, and be on the cutting edge of business/non-profit partnerships?
  • If so, we want to hear from you.
  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accountant role with the Adara Group. The Adara Group has two quite different parts, but one united purpose – to support people in poverty. The first part is an international development organisation spanning six countries, called Adara Development. The second part is two Australia-based corporate advisory businesses, Adara Advisors and Adara Partners. Adara’s vision is for each and every person to have access to quality health, education and other essential services, no matter where they live.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

  • • Full time, permanent position
  • • Reporting to the Finance Manager
  • • Hands-on-role in a small finance team
  • • Based at our Global Support Office in Balmain, Sydney
  • THE IMPACT YOU WILL HAVE

    The finance team plays an integral role in achieving Adara’s mission and vision. You will support Adara’s work by:

  • • Monitoring and controlling the organisation’s day to day accounting and financial operations
  • • Ensuring effective reporting and control of compliance, audits, capital expenditure, and assets for the global operations of the Adara Group
  • • Working closely with international teams
  • ABOUT YOU

    To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have:

  • • At least three years of relevant accounting experience, including exposure to activities such as processing invoices, general accounting, financial analysis and reporting
  • • Relevant finance or accounting degree
  • • CA/CPA qualification
  • • Experience using mid-size ERP software, preferably Microsoft Great Plains or QuickBooks
  • • A keen interest in developing skills within financial/management accounting principles
  • • Ability to manage and take responsibility for financial processes
  • • Strong attention to detail
  • • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • • Ability to analyse and effectively communicate financial information to non-financial colleagues
  • • Ability to liaise at an executive level
  • • Team player and good collaborator
  • • Interest in international development
  • Other amazing skills it would be helpful for you to have:

  • • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • • Experience managing databases or data visualisation systems
  • • Non-profit experience
  • WHAT WE OFFER

  • • Full salary packaging benefits
  • • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • • Pet friendly work environment
  • • Great work culture
  • • Diverse and inclusive workplace
  • • Vibrant and connected global team
  • If you have the skills, the energy and the passion, we would love to hear from you.

    The Adara Group is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Protection Policy.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please read the Job Description (JD) found here and email a Cover Letter and CV which address the JD to careers@adaragroup.org. Accountant application’ in the subject line.

    We will interview as applications come through

COMMUNITY NURSE (FIXED-TERM CONTRACT)
  • Are you a brilliant nurse or midwife who thrives on providing care to high-risk babies and their families?
  • Are you passionate about leading, training and developing people?
  • Would you like to be part of a global team committed to supporting people in poverty?
  • If so, we want to hear from you.
  • An exciting, new opportunity has arisen for a Community Nurse role for Adara Development (Uganda)’s Hospital to Home (H2H) study.

    Adara Development is committed to improving Maternal Newborn Child Health services in Uganda, by supporting holistic programmes that ensure women and children have access to services across the continuum of care. Our values of compassion, team work, mutual respect, integrity & excellence, passion and unconventionality guide who we are and what we do.

    ABOUT THE HOSPITAL TO HOME

    The aim of Adara’s Hospital to Home (H2H) study is to develop and pilot a discharge and follow-up programme for high-risk newborns discharged from the Kiwoko Hospital (KH) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and to examine its feasibility, acceptability and potential for impact on the health and wellbeing of the newborn and their caregivers.

    The H2H programme will work to improve care and discharge processes in the KH NICU and will also seek to follow up infants after discharge, with an outreach network of highly trained Village Health Teams (VHTs). The VHTs will conduct home visits and provide support to high-risk newborns and their caregivers during the first six months. Through early identification of complications and appropriate intervention, these infants will have a greater opportunity to survive, thrive and reach their full potential.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

  • • Full-time contract
  • • Starting as soon as possible until 30 September 2020
  • • Reports to the Uganda Country Director
  • • 10 direct reports
  • • Based in Uganda at Kiwoko Hospital with frequent travel to Nakaseke, Luwero, and Nakasongola Districts
  • This role will see you lead the home follow-up component of the H2H programme. This will involve supervising 10 Chief VHTs, recruiting 100 VHTs, providing continuous training and development, and conducting home visits alongside VHTs for high-risk cases.

    The role requires a passion for providing support to newborns and families during the postpartum period, excellent management and clinical skills, and the ability to assist the H2H study team in collecting data to inform the H2H programme.

    NOTE: Detailed Job Description may be found here.

    ABOUT YOU

    To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have:

  • • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery, or Comprehensive Nursing
  • • Knowledge of public health, newborn health and community midwifery, and relevant professional experience
  • • Fluency in Luganda and in spoken and written English to the tertiary level
  • • Able or willing to learn to ride a motorcycle, and work in hard-to-reach areas
  • • Strong project management skills, and experience managing and motivating a team
  • • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a wide variety of stakeholders, including children
  • • Computer literate with excellent documentation and administration skills
  • • Accountability, integrity and trust
  • If you have permission to work in Uganda and have the skills, the energy and the passion, we would love to hear from you.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit an application with your relevant academic documents, copy of national ID, and an updated CV, indicating 3 recognised referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts, not later than 5th December 2018 to to daniel.kabugo@adaragroup.org, or by mail or hand-delivered to the undersigned address.

    The Country Director

    Adara Development

    P.O. Box 116, Luweero

    Adara Development (Uganda) is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo an International Police Check and sign our Child Protection Policy.

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
  • Are you a brilliant administrator who wants to be part of something wonderful?
  • Would you like to work in a leading Maternal Newborn Child Health programme?
  • Do you want to belong to a global team committed to supporting people in poverty?
  • If so, we want to hear from you.
  • An exciting, new opportunity has arisen for the position of Administration Officer for Adara Development (Uganda).

    Adara Development is committed to improving Maternal Newborn Child Health services in Uganda, by supporting holistic programmes that ensure women and children have access to services across the continuum of care.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

  • • Full-time, permanent
  • • Reports to the Uganda Country Director
  • • Based at Kiwoko Hospital, Nakaseke District, Uganda
  • This role will see you provide administrative support to the Uganda Country Director and to Adara Development’s Uganda operations to ensure programme goals are achieved. This includes but is not limited to: office coordination, travel arrangements, research and IT support, and finance and HR assistance.

    NOTE: Detailed job description can be found here.

    ABOUT YOU

    To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have:

  • • Diploma or tertiary qualification in relevant discipline (business management, administration, IT or finance) or equivalent work experience
  • • Excellent time management, organisational and project management skills
  • • Advanced IT skills – Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Exel, PowerPoint), Skype/Skype for Business, Adobe Acrobat, Windows 7 and 10, Dropbox, networks, printers, VPN and Remote Desktop, and electronic filing systems.
  • • Experience working with budgets and an ability to understand and communicate financial information.
  • • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and fluency in English and Luganda, both written and spoken
  • • Familiarity with research methods and approaches.
  • This is a demanding role where you will need to work at a high level with competing priorities and adhere to deadlines. The working environment is informal but with high standards of output and delivery. We are a happy, enthusiastic, and energy filled group, with a great work culture.

    If you have permission to work in Uganda and have the skills, the energy and the passion, we would love to hear from you.

    The Adara Group has strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programmes.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit an application with your relevant academic documents, copy of national ID, and an updated CV, indicating 3 recognised referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts, not later than 20th of November 2018 to daniel.kabugo@adaragroup.org, or by mail or hand-delivered to the undersigned address.

    The Country Director

    Adara Development

    P.O. Box 116, Luweero