Operations, Finance, and Administration Director - DRC
FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Operations, Finance, and Administration Director based in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
This is a five-year activity aiming to increase access to quality education for children and youth in fragile and conflict-affected regions and increase student and teacher retention and performance.
*Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding and will be based in either North or South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Operations, Finance, and Administration Director will work under the leadership of the Chief of Party. The main function will be to provide operational, financial, and administrative oversight for all aspects of the project in accordance with USAID regulations. Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with a wide range of administration, finance, operations, and management issues. This position will oversee administrative procedures for the project and ensure program actions are in compliance with USG and FHI 360 regulations including procurement, travel, human resources and other administrative policies. S/he is responsible for financial analysis, planning, and oversight to support effective financial management and implementation of the project. He or she will oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting for both the prime contractor and subcontractor. This individual will be responsible for the management of funds in such a manner as to maximize operational effectiveness while minimizing risk, and ensures that an adequate control structure is in place over the program funds. He or she will conduct financial analysis in areas such as forecasting, budgeting, engaging in cost reduction analysis, and reviewing operational performance. The Finance and Operations Director will oversee and audit the work of the finance department, while providing guidance to staff, and will provide leadership in financial reporting for annual budget planning, audit reviews and assessment processes.
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world.
We partner with governments, the private sector and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education and opportunities for meaningful economic participation. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver innovative programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives.
Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals work in more than 60 countries. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.