Finance & Administrative Director

USAID Social and Behavioral Change for Malaria

RFI 72065621

Job Description

 

N´weti is a well-referenced, dynamic Mozambican organization working since 2008 to bring about positive social and behavior change in relation to Malaria, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), HIV, gender-based violence (GBV), family planning and other health areas. N´wet´s social and behavioural change work catalyzes social mobilization and advocacy by increasing public dialogue, shifting harmful norms, influencing health-seeking behavior, and generating demand for health services and community action. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Finance and Administrative Director for an upcoming, USAID-funded comprehensive social and behavior change (SBC) program. Availability of the position is contingent upon issuance of a USAID Request for Applications, and selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

 

Position Description

The Finance and Administrative Director is the primary financial officer of the program. S/he ensures that financial functions support the timely and effective implementation of the program's technical scope of work and that resources are allocated and used in compliance with agreement requirements, applicable USG regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. S/he also oversees the timely issuance of sub-awards and contracts issued under the cooperative agreement and procurement of commercial goods and commercial services. She/he will:

 

  • Maintain project accounts in accordance with N’weti policy and procedures.
  • Ensure project expenditures are in accordance with the approved budget, project contract, and USAID policies and cost principles.
  • Develop and manage project budget and pipeline to ensure the project operates within the approved obligation and budget ceiling.
  • Monitor monthly financial performance in relation to budgets and forecasts, obligated funds, commitments, and advances to subcontractors and consultants.
  • Provide detailed analysis of costs, budgets, contract, and funding agency requirements as needed.

 

Required Experience:

  • Master’s degree in finance, business administration, accounting, or a related field, or a bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years of experience Minimum of 8 years of experience required, including administration of USAID contracts, financial management, direct project management.

Minimum five years’ experience in administrative and financial management of large (defined here as having an annual budget of $2M or more), complex health and development contracts or agreements that serving LMICs;

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets and familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements as demonstrated by experience working in partnership with U.S. Government agencies or
  • certifications/completed trainings in financial and award management of USG grants and agreements;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management, grant management and procurement is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID regulations and control systems. Familiarity with Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations under 2 CFR 200.
  • Demonstrated expertise in administration of USAID contracts, financial management, and direct project management.
  • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are essential. Strong analytical and computer skills, especially spreadsheet and financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated of management of partner budgets and contracts, ability to build relationships.
  • Ability to manage diverse team and work with technical staff.
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese required.

 

Applications should be sent to the e-mail address: rh@www.nweti.org.mz

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