and Finance Director, Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program For
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child And Adolescent Health
Location: Tanzania (Any)
FHI 360 is a
nonprofit 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 70
countries and all U.S. states and territories.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below….
Position: Operations & Finance Director
FHI 360 is seeking applications for an Operations
& Finance Director for an anticipated USAID project in Tanzania
focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health
outcomes by increasing use and access to high quality services. The
Operations & Finance Director will assist the Chief of Party in
ensuring the overall success of the project and will be responsible for
managing project day-to-day aspects of the project’s operations. S/he
will ensure adherence to institutional and donor-specified financial
management and compliance. The position will be based in Tanzania and
will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon
successful award of the project and the selection of the final applicant
is subject to USAID approval.
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The Operations & Finance Director will have the following responsibilities:
up and adjust as needed all field-based administrative, financial,
procurement, HR and other operational systems and processes, and
organize appropriate training and orientation on policies and systems
for all field staff at the time of hire and on-going through the life of
- Oversee all administrative and logistical staff in the main and field offices.
- Cooperate closely with the Chief of Party on all administrative matters.
closely with regional and/or headquarters administrative (including
financial, contracts, HR, etc.), program, and operational teams to
ensure timely and quality reporting, and lead the field team in
office/program set-up and close-out processes.
- Assure that the project is in compliance with USAID and FHI 360 regulations and procedures.
direction and guidance to local staff and subcontractor staff on
compliance issues, procurement standards/requirements, and other
administrative, financial, HR and logistical questions.
the development and implementation of the project operational
procedures, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools
as needed for the Tanzanian context.
- Develop and facilitate supportive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Participate in strategic planning.
- Serve as a program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the Chief of Party.
Degree in program management, international development, business
administration, social sciences, or a closely related field is required.
years of progressively more responsible supervisory work experience
that involved direct leadership of professional and support staff,
oversight and evaluation of staff performance and deliverables, and
- Knowledge and experience working
within the health sector; experience with program management for
USAID-funded projects preferred.
- Demonstrated track record of working in teams and fostering partnerships.
ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host
country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and
international donor agencies.
- Experience with a USG contract is strongly preferred.
- Strong interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English and Swahili.
- Ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow.
- Relevant computer software skills, including at a minimum, MS Word and Excel.
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.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any
person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin,
age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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professional development and policies and programs that support a
healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive
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