Deputy Chief of Party- Operations

Mozambique-Maputo
Job ID
18291
# of Openings Remaining
1

About FHI 360

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 of: Deputy Chief of Party- Operations

Description

FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party- Operations for an anticipated USAID-funded project.

 

The Deputy Chief of Party- Operations functions as the chief financial officer and manager of all financial aspects of the contract. The successful candidate will function as the principal point of contact with USAID in these areas.  

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to finance and operations aspects of the project, including general administrative processes, financial management, sub-award management, accounting and logistics
  • Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for financial, sub-award and operations aspects of project
  • Ensure compliance of financial and operations systems with FHI 360 policies and procedures, USAID rules and regulation, award requirements, and Government of Mozambique laws
  • Develop, analyze and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Maintain accurate financial pipeline reports and other monthly financial reports for internal analysis and tracking purposes to be reviewed with the Project Director and other relevant FHI 360 staff members
  • Provide technical assistance, as needed, to local partners on financial compliance and reporting
  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly financial and accrual reports to USAID
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors in the review of project financial management
  • Liaise with the FHI 360 Office of Compliance and Internal Audit to improve necessary documentation and or answers to questions arising from internal and external reviews or audits
  • Ensure that all operational functions are effectively coordinated. Oversee human resources, finance and accounting, operations, contracts and grants and IT functions for the project
  • Support the Contracts Management Services department and Project Directors to ensure proper interpretation of the award instruments when entering into financial obligations or any other contracting actions.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance, or related field. A track record of 10 years of experience managing grants or contracts of a similar scope of work and budget may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.
  • At least 8 years of experience managing grants or contracts for private sector, universities, international NGOs or other organizations with similar scopes of work.
  • Experience and knowledge in fiscally managing all aspects of at least one large multi-million US dollar contract funded by an international donor.
  • Demonstrated skills in organizing, tracking, and monitoring resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in Portuguese and English.


This job description 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.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment 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, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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