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Manager, Finance and Operations – Mozambique AGE

Maputo (Mozambique)

  • Organization: FHI 360 - Family Health International
  • Location: Maputo (Mozambique)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-30

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FHI 360 is a global development organization, with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our team of professionals includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 70 offices with 4400 employees in the United States and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at all levels and our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to have a lasting impact on the people, communities and countries we serve by improving the lives of millions.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager, Finance and Operations for an upcoming USAID-funded opportunity in Mozambique entitled, Advancing Girls’ Education (AGE). This position will be based in Mozambique – in Maputo or field offices in the project’s target states – and is contingent upon award.

Project Description:

The anticipated Mozambique Advancing Girls’ Education (AGE) Program will increase the safety of girls in school through mobilizing communities to expand girls’ access to quality education and to improve learning outcomes for girls in upper primary and secondary grades. Specifically, the anticipated five-year activity will focus on increasing school safety, learning outcomes, and transition of girls in grades 7-12; improving girls’ sexual and reproductive education; and strengthening professional development for teachers.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate closely with COP to lead financial and contractual aspects of the project;
  • Implement and enhance internal organizational and financial processes;
  • Ensure compliance with US Government and Government of Mozambique rules, regulations and policies regarding contracts and grants, procurements, financial management, etc.;
  • Manage the planning and implementation of field activities, including oversight of budgets, grants, operational plans, reporting, and procedural and financial compliance;
  • Ensure efficient management and utilization of resources in accordance with applicable FHI 360 and donor policies and procedures;
  • Provide guidance and supervision to program staff and managers who are charged to implement activities within the assigned area of expertise;

  • Collaborate with FHI 360’s country team, Regional Office and headquarter-based staff to ensure the project is implemented according to organization and industry best practices, program framework, and regulations;

  • Contribute to timely and accurate reporting;

  • Supervise the recruitment, hiring, and management of operational/financial local staff and consultants; and

  • Support performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (preferred) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, social sciences, or related field;
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible operational and financial management experience in support of large-scale international development programs;
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred;
  • Proven leadership in the administration of similar-sized international donor technical assistance projects;

  • Budgeting, financial management, and policies and procedures oversight experience, especially related to USAID programming;

  • Effective strategic planning and project management skills;

  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or other similar, relevant professional qualification is required;

  • Strong consultative and negotiation skills;

  • Ability to build positive working relationships with local communities, government officials, and donor representatives;

  • Ability to analyze and establish effective and supportive cross-program coordination, organizational procedures, and management systems;

  • Good analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills;

  • Experience in the education sector in Mozambique or the region preferred;

  • Must have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, work across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines;

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision;

  • Fluent in English; fluency in Portuguese preferred.

This job posting 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.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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About Us

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, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.org.

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