Director of Financing and Administration, Frontier Health Markets (FHM)

Palladium International
Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2021
Dec 01, 2021
Full Time
Director of Financing and Administration, Frontier Health Markets (FHM)- Washington, DCCompany ProfilePalladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.Position SummaryPalladium is seeking a Director of Financing and Administration (DFA) for a USAID funded Frontier Health Markets (FHM). The resulting project will focus on increasing private health sector contributions to advancing voluntary family planning and other health outcomes, including maternal, newborn and child health, malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS. FHM's activities will work to strengthen local health markets leading to systematic and effective engagement with the private sector.Reports to: Project DirectorDuration: 5 yearsLocation: Washington, DCAvailability of position is contingent upon funding availability and USAID approval.Primary Responsibilities:Providing overall management of administrative operations, including, logistics, procurement, budgeting, finances, human resources, information technology, property and security;Overseeing sound and effective systems for project administration and operations, including grants, subcontracts, procurement and compliance;Supervising financial operations and monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures;Preparing budgets for annual workplans and financial reports for USAID/Afghanistan;Coordinating and manages the mobilization of short-term and long-term technical assistance and administrative staff;Ensuring compliance with USAID policies and procedures;Developing internal control measures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting at the headquarters and field levels;Conducting internal and coordinates external financial audits.Required Qualifications:Advanced degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field.Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management, human resources, procurement, and other management support functions as needed.Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to manage large budgets for Bilateral Donor projects and client expectations.Minimum of four years of experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale, complex, international, and donor-funded programs.Knowledge of USAID contract management, policies, procedures, regulations and reporting requirements strongly preferred.Experience supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs.Strong leadership, program, organizational management and oral and written communication skills.Strong interpersonal skills for working with project staff, donors and beneficiaries.Advanced knowledge of MS Suite and other business accounting packages and strong MS Excel skills.Must be fluent in English.ApplicationsPlease submit a CV and Cover Letter stating the following:Your interest and experience that make you suitable for this position.Notice period from current employerPossible start dateSalary Expectations