Director of Finance and Administration


Closing Date: (3/4/2024)


Jhpiego seeks a Director, Finance and Administration to oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting for the upcoming USAID-funded Sustaining Epidemic Control through Unified Prevention in Lesotho (SECURE) project in Lesotho.

The project aims to close gaps to reach and sustain HIV epidemic control through unified approaches to prevention and strengthened community systems. The project will improve uptake of combination HIV prevention services, improve effective coverage of non-discriminatory, person-centered, integrated services, and bolster resilient community systems that sustain quality HIV prevention services. The project will operate over a 5-year period

The Director Finance and Administration reports to the Country Director. The Director of Finance and Administration is also required to serve as key personnel.

This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Lesotho nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Finance, or related field required; master’s degree in business or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of fourteen (14) years of experience in financial management for bachelor’s degree or eight (8) years of experience for master’s degree with at least five (5) years in a senior position in a reputable NGO or development agency,
  • CPA/ACCA Finalist or equivalent
  • Experience in managing USAID cooperative agreements and/or contracts

Skills and competencies:

  • Knowledge of international and US donor agencies and private sector foundations and experience in proficiently handling USAID funded projects.
  • Experience in planning, developing and implementing the program budget, to ensure cost effectiveness Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills in English and Sesotho and experience in Finance policy/SOP writing
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills with ability to train mentor and supervise staff at all levels
  • Exceptional presentation and customer relationship skills including strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with senior management, donors, third party vendors, finance staff, as well as non-finance staff.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Understanding of USAID rules and regulations
  • Tax and local requirements Knowledge – in depth knowledge of Lesotho income tax regulations and other local requirements

This role is exclusively open to candidates who are located in any of the countries where Jhplego currently operates.

Total compensation will be based on the country of hire and Jhpiego’s local compensation plan.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

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Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

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Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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