Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Director of Administration and Finance position on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Nepal.
Project Summary: The goal of this project is to improve the effectiveness of civil society organizations and media actors, with priority at the municipal level, in strengthening public and private sector accountability, advancing and protecting fundamental freedoms, and improving equitable access to higher quality public services.
Position Description: Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP), the Director of Administration and Finance will be responsible for the project’s financial management, HR, procurement, and administration. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Kathmandu.
* Lead the project’s financial management, HR, procurement, and administration processes;
* Supervise and build the capacity of finance managers/other relative staff
* Ensure compliance with USAID, local laws, and Tetra Tech rules and regulations.
*Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, finance, accounting, or another relevant field;
*Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in financial management and administration, grants experience preferred;
*Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related to accounting, payroll, procurement, subcontracts, and/or logistical support services;
*Demonstrated experience providing contractual and financial oversight to USAID or other donor-funded projects of similar size and complexity;
*Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment;
*Detail oriented, and ability to prioritize tasks and support program implementation while ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols;
*Accounting/audit certifications highly preferred;
*Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and experience with QuickBooks or other accounting software required;
*Professional proficiency in English and Nepali is required.
*Qualified applicants from Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format
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Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.