Family Health International Jobs: Director, Finance and Administration

Family Health International (FHI) is a global health and development organization whose science-based programs bring lasting change to the world’s most vulnerable people. Our approach is rigorous and evidence-driven. Among our worldwide staff of 2,500 are leading physicians, scientists, and technical experts in health, development, and management. Our work is global in scale yet country-focused, with international offices staffed by local professionals. Since 1971, we have worked with 10400 partners in 125 countries, forging strong relationships with governments, diverse organizations, the private sector, and communities. By applying science to programs, FHI is helping countries make measurable progress against disease, poverty, and inequity-improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Director, Finance and Administration in Abuja, Nigeria
Job Title: Director, Finance and Administration
Location: Nigeria
Req ID: 1572
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Position Responsibilities:
The position of Director, Finance and Administration performs at a senior leadership level responsible for direction and management of finance and contracts activities. Functional oversight includes accounting, finance, contracts and grants management, and procurement for FHI’s country office in Abuja, Nigeria. Responsibilities include: Development, management, implementation and evaluation of appropriate financial, contractual and procurement systems for staff and budgets to support 500 employees in 11 different office locations in Nigeria. Management approach needs to demonstrate strong leadership skills and management to meet an organization’s strategic plan and priorities and to ensure quality of operational support to FHI projects and programs according to FHI standards and objectives for capacity building and program review activities.
Position Requirements:
Demonstrated ability for senior level leadership for broad scope of operational activities to support a large operation with a dispersed and complex multi-donor program and preference is a minimal budget of $10 million annually. Experience working with US Government is required and experience with USAID is strongly preferred; experience with other donors a plus. Ability to set realistic priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues of the working environment.
BS/BA related fields, and 11-13 years relevant experience in international development organizations with 5-7 years supervisory experience; or MS/MA in related field, and 9 – 11 years relevant experience in international development organizations, with 5-7 years supervisory experience; or PhD in related field, and 7 – 9 years relevant experience in international development organizations, with 5-7 years of supervisory experience. Overseas experience in resource constrained environment required.
Method of Application
FHI has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI’s Career Center to submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements.
Please specify source of advertisement in your application. AA/EOE/M/FN 10
Application Deadline is 22nd March 2011


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