Director of Compliance and Operations - Afghanistan

  • Posted on 13 December 2019
  • Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Closing on 12 January 2020

Job Description

FHI 360 is seeking a qualified Director of Compliance and Operations candidate for an anticipated USAID project focused on women’s economic empowerment and creating an enabling environment for women to enter the formal economy in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

The Director of Compliance and Operations will support the Chief of Party in ensuring compliance, efficiency, and coordination among technical and operational teams. S/he will oversee the day-to-day field operations and coordinates extensively with USAID and FHI 360 headquarters.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overall implementation of field operations and compliance with USAID rules and regulations and FHI 360 policies and procedures;
  • Manage the activities of the finance, administrative, human resources and procurement staff;
  • Develop formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulatory compliance agencies and provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance;
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance and efficiency with government regulations;
  • Develop and manage processes for grants and contracts, and ensures compliances with USAID and government rules and regulations;
  • Approve procurement requests and manages financial tools used for reporting program expenditures in compliance with regulatory requirements;
  • In collaboration with the technical team, ensure administrative, operational, logistical and financial support aligned with the project’s goals and objectives;
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team, ensures appropriate data collection and quality assurance at the field level; and
  • In collaboration with the Finance Manager, ensures compliance with financial and budgetary processes.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent (Master’s degree preferred) in business management, international development, law, or a related field;
  • Must have at least eight (8) years of experience in managing USAID or donor-funded programs of over $20 million USD;
  • Experience in financial and compliance management of USAID-funded projects; Grant and Contract Management experience required;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules and regulations;
  • Mastery of computer use, including accounting and financial management software, required;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and /or experiences in compliance, operations, grant management, financial planning and management, and procurement, among other management support areas/functions, as required;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical,and communications skills required; and
  • Must be a strong self-starter.

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.

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About the Organization

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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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