Director, Finance And Operations
Chemonics
Nigeria
2d ago
source : Indev Jobs

Chemonics seeks a director, finance and operations for an anticipated multiyear, USAID-funded health project in Nigeria.

The Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program Nigeria will focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-

based HIV / AIDS interventions to meet state and local government areas’ specific goals and objectives. This project will cover governance, access, and demand activities for HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) services.

The specific objectives of the program include targeted and efficient HIV case identification through optimized index partner and self-

  • testing, linkage to care and treatment; patient enrollment in HIV / AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and retention; successful suppression of HIV viral loads;
  • specialized services that attract key and vulnerable populations to achieve epidemic control; and increased capacity of the Nigerian government to expand, oversee and finance HIV / AIDS and TB services.

    We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

    Responsibilities include :

  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, financial reporting, and accounting
  • Liaise with the Nigerian government, stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Write and contribute towards reports and other deliverables
  • Coordinate all administrative support for program implementation, including setting up field offices, preparations for learning opportunities, and handling all financial aspects
  • Serve as the central point for coordination and communication within the project and with USAID for planning, human resources and contracts, and budgets
  • Scrutinize expenditures to ensure performance and outlays are commensurate
  • Manage programs to ensure that the HIV response is both effective and cost-effective
  • Act as chief of party as required
  • Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management of large, complex projects, including a minimum of eight years in the field of international development
  • Experience managing USAID- or other donor-funded development programs preferred; familiarity with federal acquisition regulations
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and managing large budgets
  • Experience managing similar projects
  • Experience in Western Africa preferred
  • Nigerian nationals highly encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in United States government / U.S. President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief reporting requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English required
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
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