Finance and Administration
The IDRC Finance and Administration division is responsible for overseeing all fiscal functions of the organization, ensuring that the organization operates in an effective and fiscally sound manner.
The division ensures that IDRC has the people, processes, and systems in place to advance its mission. The division at the IDRC is headed by the Finance and Administrative Director, Ms. Catherine Tugaineyo; The Finance and Administrative Director also assists the Executive Director and works closely with other members of the Senior Management Team and the Board of Directors.
Finance and Administrative Staff
The IDRC Finance and Administrative Team is comprised of 26 staff members within the Human Resources, Procurement and Administration and Finance departments:
Human Resource department: Headed by Ms. Patience Aweko, this department is responsible for creating a conducive working environment for all employees of IDRC and managing all HR functions including employee recruitment and selection, learning and development, staff retention and work-life balance among others.
Procurement department: Headed by Ms. Tuhairwe Catherine Kiggundu, this department is responsible for managing all the processes of purchase of goods and services for the organization and ensures effective procurement and utilization of capital resources.
Administration department: Headed by Ms. Peggy Kakitojo, this department is comprised of all of support staff including drivers, security, and office assistants. This department oversees all vehicles owned by IDRC and transport study staff as required. The Administration department also identifies accommodation for visiting IDRC collaborators.
Finance department: Headed by the Finance Manager, Ms. Sarah Ruhukya; a team of dedicated Accountants manage all of IDRC’s bank accounts, advises and works with the rest of the research team on budgets, generates financial reports and handles all IDRC financial transactions.
Grants and Contracts: Headed by the Grants Manager; Ms. Jacquiline Namyalo; provides overall management of grants and contracts for IDRC. The Grants unit ensures compliance with rules, developing appropriate budgets, project set ups and grant close outs, production of regular financial reports and tracking of expenditures.