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USAID FHI 360 Project Careers – Finance and Operations Director

Organisation: FHI 360
Funding Source: USAID
Reports to: Chief of Party
About FHI:
FHI 360 is an
international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving
lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our
staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic
Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a
unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development
challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 seeks
to implement an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health services project in
Northern Uganda. The project will work to increase utilization of HIV /AIDS,
MNCH, nutrition and TB services.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Operations Director will be primarily
be responsible for oversight of all financial and administrative aspects of the
project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring
and compliance, sub award management, procurement, and logistics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Provide leadership to finance and operations aspect
of the project, including general administrative processes, financial
management, sub award management, accounting, and logistics.
·        
Ensure compliance of financial and operations
systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award
requirements, and Government of Uganda laws.
·        
The incumbent will also be tasked with developing,
analyzing and monitoring program budgets; monitor and track obligations and
expenditures against budgets
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The incumbent will oversee and manage all sub award
processes and grants programs under the project
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Offer technical support to the local partners on financial
compliance and reporting
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Manage project procurement processes
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Regularly review and approve recommendations for
financial planning and control providing relevant fiscal information to
executive management team.
·        
Guide senior leadership regularly on financial and
operations-related matters
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Prepare and send annual and quarterly financial and
accrual reports to USAID
·        
Manage and work closely with internal and external
auditors in the review of project financial and administrative practices and
records.
·        
Manage a finance and operations team in charge of
budgeting, financial reporting, accounting, administration and procurement.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s Degree
or higher in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is
required.
·        
A minimum of twelve years of relevant experience in
financial management, including 5 years overseeing the finance and operations
of large and complex USAID-funded projects
·        
At least five years’ experience in managing sub
grants.
·        
Detailed working knowledge and understanding of USG
rules and regulations is required.
·        
Comprehensive knowledge in generally-accepted
accounting, budgeting and fiscal control principles
Computer literacy skills and familiarity with accounting software (including,
at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office)
·        
Significant experience building capacity in
financial management of community-based organizations and implementing
partners.
·        
Proven ability to create and maintain effective
working relations with NGO partners, community-based organizations and
international donor agencies.
·        
Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth
of financial management expertise
·        
Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation
skills in English.
·        
Ability to work independently and manage a high
volume work flow
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter, updated CV/resume
including salary expectations to: The Human Resource Office, FHI 360 Plot 15
Kitante Close Kampala, Uganda or via Email to: uganda-info@fhi360.org. Please clearly
indicate the position you are applying for in the email subject line.
Deadline: Monday, 7th
September 2015.
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