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Finance and Administration Director for USAID Liberia Data, Evaluation

Published on 26.03.2021

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Position : Finance and Administration Director for USAID Liberia Data, Evaluation

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. is seeking multiple experienced monitoring, evaluation, and learning specialists residing in Liberia for the anticipated USAID Liberia Data, Evaluation, Learning, and Technical Assistance (DELTA) Activity. The objectives of the anticipated DELTA are to assist the USAID Liberia Mission with strategy-, project-, and activity-level performance monitoring, evaluation, and learning including independent field-based monitoring, data quality assessments, data gathering and verification, impact and performance evaluations, assessments, organizational learning, and improving knowledge management across a range of sectors.

The Finance and Administration Director will provide project leadership for financial management and compliance, operations, grants management, and internal controls, in accordance with USAID and OSC guidance and regulations. S/he will manage the project’s accounting systems, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting, including oversight of all subcontracts and grants. S/he will prepare and update budgets to ensure continuous alignment with project work plans and will be responsible for maintaining regular communication of budgetary resources and constraints to the Chief of Party and OSC Home Office. S/he will be responsible for preparing all monthly and quarterly reports, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and consistency with USAID requirements. S/he will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial systems and procedures, readiness for audit, procurement, and subcontract burn rate monitoring. S/he should have demonstrated commitment to capacity building and training through mentorship of all finance and operations staff. S/he should have demonstrated broad management and team building experience; financial and technical grants management experience; knowledge of monitoring, evaluation, and learning projects; and experience in Liberia.

Required profile for job ad : Finance and Administration Director for USAID Liberia Data, Evaluation
  • Master’s degree in areas such as business, finance, or other relevant fields or a combination of a bachelor’s degree with four additional years of relevant experience
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience working in international development, including direct supervision of professional and support staff
  • Experience managing complex donor-funded projects including grants under contract; previous financial leadership role on USAID-funded activities strongly preferred
  • Experience working in Liberia

To apply- Please email your resume (CV) and three professional references to OSC@OSCLTD.com. Please indicate “Liberia Finance and Admin Director” in your subject line.

OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. The position is contingent upon contract award from USAID.

Job criteria for job ad : Finance and Administration Director for USAID Liberia Data, Evaluation
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Management
Industries :
Advice, audit, accounting
Banking, insurance, finance
Quality, methods
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Bomi - Bong - Gbarpolu - Grand Bassa - Grand Cape Mount - Grand Gedeh - Grand Kru - Lofa - Margibi - Maryland - Montserrado - Nimba - River Gee - Rivercess - Sinoe - International
City : Liberia
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Master
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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