Director of finance and operations - Nigeria

  • Posted on 11 October 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a director of finance and operations for the anticipated USAID-funded Strategic HIV/AIDS Response Program (SHARP) in Nigeria. This activity aims to identify and support proven interventions that improve service delivery and strengthen health systems. This activity is part of an expanded effort with the government of Nigeria in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kano and Yobe states. Activity objectives include: targeted and efficient HIV and TB case identification and linkage to care and treatment; patient enrollment in HIV/AIDS therapy, with adequate adherence to follow-up and minimal loss; successful suppression of HIV viral load; and increased government capacity to expand, coordinate, and finance HIV/AIDS and TB services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting


  • Master’s degree in accounting or closely related discipline
  • Professional certification in accounting (equivalent to CPA)
  • Seven years of experience in financial management of activities of similar size and complexity in Nigeria or a similar setting, including five years with U.S. government-funded activities
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and managing large budgets
  • Experience in western Africa preferred; experience working in northeast Nigeria highly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with U.S. government/President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) reporting requirements
  • Nigerian nationals encouraged to apply
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required

Application instructions:

Please submit your CV and cover letter online at by October 20, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

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