Tetra Tech ARD, headquartered in Burlington, Vermont (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for the Director of Administration and Finance position on the USAID funded Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze Program. The primary objective of the Hinga Weze program will be to sustainably increase smallholder farmers’ income, improve the nutritional status of Rwandan women and children, and increase the resilience of agriculture and food systems to the changing climate.
This will be a five year program valued at $32.5 – $35.7 Million and will be based out of Kigali, Rwanda.
*Provides guidance to all staff for complying with the budgetary regulations of Tetra Tech ARD.
*Maintains Project accounting system that is in compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech ARD requirements and regulations.
*Manages Financial Accounting System including managing cash flow, tracking expenditures and preparing monthly financial reports.
*Provides Financial and budgetary information to the Home Office for USAID as needed.
*Participating in the project procurement process of goods and consulting services in assisting the procurement process in drafting requests, analyzing proposals, drafting contracts, negotiating contracts and prices, reviewing contractual deliverables for quality and preparing the required documentation.
*Overseeing or directly managing grant funds of at least $US 8 Million.
*Managing HR records for each employee including employment contracts, employment evaluation forms, employment forms and documents, annual leave.
*Manages confidential payment of monthly payroll and orders payments of income tax, pension health and unemployment benefits to government funds.
*Manages disbursement of all grantees under grants program.
*University degree or Higher in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or similar field is required.
*Minimum of 7 years of experience in Financial Management and Administration; grants management experience also highly desirable.
*Minimum of 4 years of working experience in a senior supervisory role related to accounting, payroll, procurement and logistical support services.
*Work experience providing contractual and financial oversight on large USAID-funded projects preferred.
*Excellent Organizational Skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
*Detail oriented, and ability to prioritize tasks and support program implementation while ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols.
*Accounting/audit certifications highly preferred (e.g. CIA).
*Excel skills required; QuickBooks experience preferred.
*Professional Fluency in English required; Fluency in Kinyarwanda is desired.
*Qualified Rwandan Nationals are highly encouraged to apply.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
*CV in reverse chronological format
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.