Director, Finance and Operations (NextGen)

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 February 2021

Job Description

The Director, Finance and Operations is responsible for the operational, contractual, and financial aspects of a $200-$300M global USAID program with US Pharmacopeia. 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 of Finance and Operations (NextGen) Application” -

About the Organization

The US 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’s focus on global public health extends to lower and middle-income countries with work in over 20 countries through donor-funded programs. Our programs are focused on building the capacity of regulatory authorities and manufacturers in ensuring patient access to quality-assured essential medicines by providing: 1) technical assistance to manufacturers to increase the supply of quality-assured priority medicines for malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) products; and 2) capacity-building activities to regulatory authorities to fulfill their function in ensuring the supply of quality-assured medical products.

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