Summary of the Position
The Director, Finance and Operations is responsible for the operational, contractual, and financial aspects of a $200-$300M global USAID program. This includes but is not limited to: budget development and monitoring, prime award monitoring and compliance, subawards management, procurement and logistics. (S)he oversees budget development for annual workplans and regular financial monitoring, reporting, and analysis. (S)he ensures that resources are allocated and disbursed in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. (S)he is the primary liaison with USAID on finance, contracts, and operations matters and builds appropriate and effective relationships with USAID and other key stakeholders. (S)he proactively manages risk and will establish sound financial management practices and ensure the program’s compliance with USP and USAID policies, procedures, rules and regulations. The position is contingent on contract award.
· Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field
· Certified Public Accountant or comparable advanced certificate
· 7+ years of relevant experience leading financial and operational management of complex USAID-funded global health or international development programs at global and/or regional levels
· 7+ years of experience overseeing administrative/operational aspects of a global program, including developing and managing large budgets, contracts & grants, subawards, and procurement
· 3+ years of management experience of virtual teams based in low- and middle-income countries
· Excellent skills in written and oral communication and presentation; interpersonal, people management and mentoring, and client relationship management; and planning, analysis, and organization
**Please send CV to Mariona Cami, Recruitment Consultant with the Subject Line “USP Director – Finance and Operations (NextGen) Application” - firstname.lastname@example.org**
About the Organization
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.
USP, through its global public health programs, strengthens health systems by providing technical assistance that improves access to quality medicines, protects patients and consumers from poor quality products, and supports workforce development. USP supports lower and middle income countries (LMICs) in strengthening regulatory systems, designing sustainable approaches to eliminate substandard and falsified medicines, building the capacity of manufacturers to increase the supply of quality medicines, and increasing collaboration and advocacy for quality through research and innovation.