Director of Finance and Administration - Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi
Apply by 9 June 2018
Posted on 10 May 2018

Job Description

Job Profile:

Counterpart International is currently seeking a Director of Finance and Administration to support a recently released five-year Cooperative Agreement to implement the Tubiteho Health Service Delivery Activity on behalf of USAID/Burundi. The main objective of the award is focused on increasing use of quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health as well as malaria control and prevention services in Burundi. The Total Estimated Amount range for this activity is $24 million to $28 million. With limited funding, Tubiteho will focus on specific provinces to increase access to quality essential health services; increase positive health behaviors; and strengthen the health system

Primary Responsibilities

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for all aspects of financial management and monitoring, operations, HR and other Administrative functions of the Activity. S/He must familiarize with USAID policies and regulations regarding financial monitoring and reporting, audits, procurement and other controls.


  • Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration with a focus on accounting or finance. USAID will consider a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or public administration with a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience in financial management for large donor-funded health projects. (highly desired)
  • 8-10 years of experience managing finances for large NGO programs in Burundi or in acountry of similar context (highly desired)
  • 8-10 years of experience managing operations for USAID or other donor-funded Activity of similar size and scope, including all HR and administrative functions and with at least 5 years of direct supervisory experience. (Highly desired)
  • Demonstrated experience in Activity financial management, including financial controls and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and expense validation and reimbursement to service providers and sub-recipients. (Highly desired)
  • Knowledge of USG assistance and policies/procedures, and understanding of USAID financial monitoring and reporting, auditing and controls. (desired)
  • Experience in establishing administrative management procedures and standards in relation to human resources, procurement, information system technologies and relationship (with vendors) management (highly desired)
  • Previous experience working in challenging operating environments and/or countries of similar socio-economic context managing activities of similar scope and complexity. (highly desired)
  • Written and oral proficiency in English and French. (required)
  • Kirundi language skills a plus (desired)

About the Organization

Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.

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