Finance And Administration

The Finance and Administration Directorate is headed by the Director Finance and Administration. The directorate is responsible for business and financial control of UIRI. This involves regular accounting, budgeting and provision of management and financial information.The Directorate aims at providing an efficient and effective Financial, Administrative, Human Resource, and Procurement services to enable UIRI achieve organizational goals and objectives. 

The Directorate comprises of 6 departments each headed by a manager.

  1. Human Resource Management.

    The Human Resources Department (HR) is responsible for Human Resource Management including management of staff performance, Staff welfare recruitment, industrial relations, personnel affairs as well as staff training and development among others.

  2. Accounts

    The major function of the Accounts section is to ensure accuracy and timeliness of all accounting systems, budgeting, cash management, audit and provision of financial information as required by Government, Donors and the Public.

  3. The Procurement & Disposals Unit (PDU).

    The Procurement & Disposal Unit (PDU) is responsible for managing all procurement and disposal functions by tender of the Authority and it does this through coordination with other UIRI Directorates/Divisions/Units. All procurement activities are guided by the PPDA rules and regulations.

  4. Estate management.

    The Estate Management section fulfills the primary function of providing corporate estate management and maintenance of the institutes infrastructure and property.

  5. Administrative services.

    The Administration section is responsible for providing timely administrative support to all other UIRI departments and directorates. This includes coordination / Liaison of all UIRI activities and collaborations. It also ensures timely feedback to the relevant stakeholders.

  6. Transport

    The Institute has a fleet of motor vehicles and motor cycles that help in the day to day activities of the Institute. The Transport department is responsible for the acquisition of transport. The department is also in charge of fuel provision, Insurance repair and maintenance of the UIRI fleet.