Finance and Operations Manager – Community Violence Prevention, Jamaica

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 17 January 2020
  • Jamaica
  • Closing on 16 February 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services ( headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Finance and Operations Manager position on a USAID funded program in Jamaica.

The Community Violence Prevention (CVP) activity in Jamaica aims to support communities, parents and families to prevent youth violence and develop pathway programs for youth at risk of violence. It intends to achieve this by working with communities and strengthening the ability and authority of targeted families to maintain discipline and reinforce prosocial conduct among their children and supporting desistance programs that will keep youth out of violent and criminal lifestyles. This will be a long-term position, for 5 years, under the direction of the COP, based in Kingston, Jamaica.


* Ensures compliance with USAID rules and regulations and adherence to Tetra Tech’s accounting, personnel, and administrative standards.

* Maintains Tetra Tech’s personnel policy manual.

* Serves as the primary liaison with the home office project management team on all administrative, personnel, and financial issues.

* Develops budget projections and monitors expenditures. Supports subcontractors’ and grantees financial management compliance. Reports to COP.


* Bachelor’s degree in finance, administration, or related area (accounting, management, or compliance) and at least 5 years of experience on similar international, donor-funded programs.

* Solid knowledge and familiarity with international donor regulations and procedures.

* Demonstrated financial, human resources, procurement, and administration competencies.

* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

* Jamaican nationals 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

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 400 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.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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