Job Title: Director - Finance and Operations
Date: November 2022
Apply by: 30 November 2022
Jhpiego seeks a Director – Finance and Operations to provide financial and, operational management for the Jhpiego Sierra Leone country program. The Jhpiego country program has multiple projects that work to accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity by increasing the capacity of the Government of Sierra Leone institutions and local organizations to introduce, deliver, scale up, and sustain the use of evidence-based, quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services, malaria, voluntary family planning (FP), reproductive health (RH) care for adults and the youth, and HIV prevention and treatment.
The Director – Finance and Operations (DFO) will oversee financial, operational and administrative matters within Jhpiego Sierra Leone. The DFO will supervise financial staff and ensure adherence to Jhpiego and funder policies and procedures. They will be accountable to perform and ensure management of financial systems, develop budgets for country office operations, generate financial reports, administer subawards, use of information technology, and procurement, including management of vendors, monitor project supply chain and inventory systems and supervise supporting finance staff in remote offices. The position will play a key role directing program operations, work with local partners to build their capacity, and provide expert sub-grant management.
The Director – Finance and Operations (DFO) will ensure compliance with Jhpiego and Johns Hopkins University operational policies and regulations, as well as compliance with all donor rules and regulations for financial management and reporting. They will ensure all staff follow United States Government (USG) cost principles, including GAAP accounting rules and grants contract management. The DFO will serve as the primary finance and operations liaison with the Jhpiego Baltimore office and other partners in the Sierra Leone country program. As a member of the senior management team the Finance and Operations Director will contribute to the Country Office’s strategic leadership. Additionally, the Finance and Operations Director will develop, implement and strengthen Jhpiego’s in-country financial and operational processes.