Jhpiego seeks a Finance and Administration Director to provide financial and administrative management for an upcoming U.S. government integrated health system technical assistance project. The project aims to improve the capacity of the public health system to sustainably deliver quality reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services across four provinces of Zambia. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The Director Finance and Administration will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, procurement, grants, construction, logistics, human resources and financial reporting and accounting. The Director Finance and Administration will oversee operations for all project offices. S/he will work closely with key program staff to ensure accurate financial, contractual and administrative reporting of the project. The Finance and Administration Director will ensure that financial reports are compatible with standard accounting practices and follow Jhpiego and US government rules and regulations. The position is also responsible for ensuring cost consciousness, efficient spending and for implementing and maintaining an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Zambia financial operations. The Finance and Administration Director oversees day-to-day coordination of financial activities for the project, and manages all sub-contracts, ensuring compliance and reporting of sub-contractors.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Zambians are strongly encouraged to apply.