Director of Finance and Administration – LVCT Health

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Director of Finance and Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices and ensure the project’s compliance with LVCT Health and USAID procedures, rules and regulations.
Responsibilities include budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub award management, procurement, and logistics.
Full Job Description

Required Skills & Qualifications
A Master’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field relevant to the position requirements.
Professional certification (CPA) is a requirement and a member of ICPAK.
At least 7 years of experience in financial management for large complex projects, of which at least five years were working in the field of international development.
At least 3 years of experience working with USAID contract mechanisms
Proven track record in operations leadership.
Highly innovative and motivated organisational leader

Required Competencies
The ideal candidate will either be proficient or advanced in the following set of competencies, specific to this position’s level of Executive Management:
Collaboration – ability to develop networks, build alliances, and collaborate across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals.
Creativity/innovation – ability to develop new insights into situations, question conventional approaches, encourage new ideas and innovations, and design and implement new or cutting edge programs/processes.
Influencing/negotiating – ability to persuade others, build consensus through give and take, and gain cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.
Managing people – ability to build and manage workforce based on organization goals, budget, considerations, and staff needs.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to . The position applied for and reference number and desired location should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.
The closing date is August 31, 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted .