Director of Finance and Administration

Apply by 16 June 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 30 May 2018

Job Description

Director of Finance and Administration, USAID/Zambia Evidence for Health Activity, Zambia

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

The upcoming five-year USAID/Zambia Evidence for Health contract is a monitoring and evaluation activity in Zambia focused on the health sector. The key objectives include the following:

  • Strengthen the national Health Management Information System (HMIS) owned and managed by the Government of Zambia’s (GRZ) Ministry of Health (MOH).
  • Improve monitoring, evaluation, and research capacities within key government and non-governmental partners.
  • Expand the evidence base for existing approaches to health programming in malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) to propose on our team and provide operational oversight to the eventual USAID/Zambia Evidence for Health contract. This position will be based in Lusaka, Zambia. The DFA will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

**Please note: This is a local only position. Only candidates with Zambian citizenship will be considered.

Responsibilities:

The DFA will oversee financial operations and tasks, such as accounting, procurement, etc. according to USAID and USG procedures, rules, and regulations. The DFA will supervise the accounting team to coordinate reporting activities. This position will be full-time and based in Lusaka.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business, finance, etc.); Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 7-10 years of experience in finance.
  • Significant experience with USG and USAID financial procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • At least three years of experience supervising a finance team.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

About the Organization

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

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