Director, Finance and Operations Amman, Jordan

  • Full Time
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Applications have closed

Website FHI 360

Job Description

Position Description:

The Director of Finance and Operations will be responsible for administrative and financial leadership of the program to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of project set-up, daily operations, and close-out. The Director of Finance and Administration will be responsible for financial and administrative aspects of the project, including budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, sub award management, procurement, and logistics.

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The Director of Finance and Administration will establish and maintain sound financial management practices and ensure the project’s compliance with FHI 360 and USAID acquisition and agreement procedures, rules and regulations. The position will report to the Chief of Party. Selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

The position will be resident based in Amman, Jordan. Employment is contingent upon successful award of the Himaya project to FHI 360, as well as USAID approval of the finalist.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support development of financial, administrative, human resources and operations management systems and processes required to support activity implementation, ensuring compliance with USAID rules and regulations, contract requirements, FHI 360 policies, and host government laws.

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  • Maintain financial, grants, and/or administrative reporting and tracking systems and provide related performance updates on activities.
  • Provide professional expertise in enhancing grants’ staff capacities to design, manage, and administer subawards, helping the project to achieve its targets for the grants program.
  • Support management for related financial and operational functions, including designing and overseeing operating procedures and systems for related areas, including project finances, grant management, procurement systems, human resources, project logistics and administration, and office operations.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of relevant program deliverables and reports, in accordance with USAID guidelines.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, administration, management, or related field.
  • Minimum of eight years of directly relevant experience in administrative, grants or financial management, or related area of expertise.
  • Experience establishing and ensuring compliance with project financial, operational, and/or grant procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills managing relevant financial and operational aspects of projects of similar size and scale.

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  • Prior experience managing relevant financial and operational aspects of USAID projects, with demonstrated fluency in USAID requirements and policies.
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational, supervisory, leadership and managerial skills
  • Fluency (written and oral) in English (or American Sign Language) and Arabic (or Jordanian Sign Language) is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.