Chemonics seeks an Operations and finance director for the anticipated USAID Malaria Capacity Strengthening activity in Mozambique. The project aims to support the implementation of proven malaria interventions at community and facility levels, strengthen management capacity of the provincial and district Ministry of Health personnel to provide oversight and supervision of malaria interventions and improve health management information system, data reporting, analysis and use at the provincial and district levels. The Operations and finance director will provide overall operational and financial management support to the chief of party in support of project implementation. They are responsible for the compliance of finance, operations, procurement, and grants components for the project. . We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Ensure proper administration of the program through the supervision of the project finance, grants, procurement and administrations teams
- Track and report quarterly on project financial management indicators
- Support Chief of Party to develop, implement and maintain key management systems that will support project planning, reporting, and performance management; financial management; property and technical procurement systems; grants management; and personnel management
- Support a robust grants program in implementation, compliance, continuation, and close-out
- Ensure compliance with U.S. government regulations, Chemonics’ corporate policies, the laws of the Government of Mozambique
- Oversee the management of local contracts and sub-agreements for compliance and performance; including coordinating with technical staff to finalize scope and managing performance of contractor or sub-awardee against deliverables
- Liaise with home office project management unit to include coordinating deliverable review process, providing requested financial, or planning information, and coordinating international short-term technical assistance
- Provide support to the development of project communications including reporting, success stories, and social media
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, Master’s degree preferred
- Minimum eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs
- Demonstrated supervisory experience with teams in various locations
- Ability to work effectively, independently, and in a team environment with a broad range of local and international personnel and partners
- Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets of programs funded by donors such as USG, DFID, etc.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the procurement process from solicitation to award
- Extensive experience in development and managing a donor-funded grants program
- Demonstrated ability to establish and develop working relationships and a high level of trust with public/private organizations as well as prepare regular and ad hoc reports, activity documentation and briefing papers
- Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) are required to effectively implement, analyze, monitor, and manage activity goals, inputs, outcomes, and achievements
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Portuguese
Please apply by filling out an application through the formstack link below. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.