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Mozambique: Program Manager
Closing date: 2017-01-20Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 20 Jan 2017
iDE Mozambique is looking for a Program Manager for a 5-year project. This position will be based in Beira, with frequent field trips.
iDE Mozambique SMART program
International Development Enterprises(iDE) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization with a unique business approach to fighting poverty. iDE understands that our customers are entrepreneurs in their own rights. Our approach offers them a chance to use the technologies and services that we promote to create significant additional income. We believe that the private sector is the best vector for service delivery and that subsidies undermine the potential for long term business profitability.
Access to markets for local producers is a challenge for improving and motivating farmers to invest in farming activities, regardless of their capacity. To address this challenge, iDE is proposing the SMART program Strengthening the Missing Middle in Agribusiness for Rapid Transformation.The overall impact of this project is to reduce poverty by increasing market share for local production in urban and rural markets, based on improved delivery of agriculture services that will allow smallholder farmers to be involved in more lucrative agriculture sub sectors and by increasing the market share for local production in urban and rural markets.
Position Title: Program Manager
Reporting to: Country Director, iDE Mozambique
Responsible for the planning, organizing, leading and controlling of SMART s activities, to ensure that activities are carried out on time, within budget and to specifications, so that outputs, outcomes and impacts are achieved over the lifespan of the project. Manage overall implementation of activities in all geographic regions and supervise technical staff.
Management Duties and Responsibilities
Compile and update annual work plans in accordance with expected outputs and outcomes and to meet contractual milestones;
Develop and update procurement plans to ensure project resources are procured according to iDE s procurement policies and procedures, and delivered on time and conform to performance specifications;
In coordination with iDE finance staff, compile and update funds flow plan and ensure that project funds are expended in accordance with the approved budget;
In collaboration with the iDE Mozambique Country Director, design SMART Organigram to ensure effective and efficient chain of command and communication throughout the project and geographic areas of operation;
Develop job descriptions for staff to be contracted under the project;
In collaboration with iDE Human Resources Department, ensure that staff have duly signed contracts and are in compliance with the relevant Mozambican legislation;
Ensure that all staff members undergo the necessary orientation training;
Negotiate and draft contracts for the rental of project facilities such as office space, housing and training centers;
Negotiate and draft Terms of Reference, Contracts, Sub-Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with iDE consultants, implementing partners and sub-contractors;
Represent iDE and ensure the collaboration of the relevant government departments and local authorities and keep them informed on project progress;
Provide day-to-day instruction, guidance and discipline as required for staff to perform their duties;
Delegate work, responsibility, and authority to staff and create accountability for results, in accordance with iDE s Policies and Procedures;
Motivate and encourage staff and build a team spirit among all members, creating a favorable work environment for all;
Hold regular meetings with staff and contribute to building a work environment that is built on trust and commitment to iDE Global to build viable rural enterprises mainly through the Farm Business Advisor (FBA) model.
Coordinate the work to take into account project priorities;
Provide guidance to environmental risks and possibilities to a positive environmental outcome depending on the techniques, inputs and approaches to be implemented;
Resolve conflicts as they arise;
Coordinate Gender integration among SMART team and clients
In collaboration with iDE's iQ (M&E) and Finance team, measure project progress through formal and informal reports as per the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, as well as cost control in accordance with the Donor s and iDE s financial and project accounting systems.
Evaluate possible deviations from planned performance;
Supervise all project staff, review various policy and budgetary issues with project staff and ensure project expenses are within budgeted limits.
Provide technical oversight, leadership and direction for all aspects related to FBA model;
Oversee the negotiation and signing of agreements with service providers and input suppliers;
Lead and direct the establishment of linkages between FBA and markets;
Coordinate the design and implementation of Technology Centres;
Provide support and oversight for the development and implementation of the proposed mobile technology based M&E System and Inputs selling system.
Provide support and oversight for smart financing tools, as KIVA.
Any other responsibilities as assigned by the iDE Mozambique Country Director.
Post graduate degree in agriculture, finance or agri-business.
At least 10 years of experience in managing multi-sectorial, multi-disciplinary projects in agricultural and rural development and agri-business;
Working technical knowledge of agriculture at smallholder level;
Experience in agribusiness private sector management may be an added value;
Knowledge of environmental risks and possibilities to a positive environmental outcome may be an added value;
Familiarity on gender integration may be an added value;
Experience with climate smart agriculture tools and approaches may be an added value;
S/he also must have well developed analytical and financial skills;
Understand how value chains and supply chains operate in Mozambique;
S/he must have a good understanding of rural marketing and selling to the base of the pyramid is also required;
Personal skills to lead, direct and motivate senior level technicians and extension staff;
Strong management and problem-solving skills; effective use of independent judgment;
Proficiency in MS Office suite; experience with Google Apps a plus;
Excellent communication skills, both written and orally, in Portuguese and English.
How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter to email@example.com "Program Manager" in the subject line by January 20, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Mozambique: Junior Business Development Officer - Maputo
Closing date: 2017-01-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Forcier Consulting
Closing date: 30 Jan 2017
Position: Junior Business Development Officer
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Contract Duration:6 months
Forcier is a multi-disciplinary research and monitoring & evaluation firm operating across Africa and the Middle East since 2011. Our core services include program evaluations, opinion polling, third party monitoring, and capacity building for UN Agencies, NGOs, governments and private sector clients operating in post-conflict and challenging environments. Forcier currently has offices in South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, and Egypt.
Job Description:Forcier Consulting is seeking a Junior Business Development Officer to identify, establish, and maintain relationships with partners, clients, and competitors across Southern and Western Africa, from Forcier s office in Maputo. The Junior Business Development Officer will liaise with the Forcier Mozambique Country Office in order to provide accurate logistical, financial, and HR records for the rest of the global Business Development Department, as well as contribute to business development activities in the region. This may include frequent writing of proposals, client mapping and meetings, as well as general administrative tasks relating to business development.
The Junior Business Development Officer position is intended to serve as a trial period for both the employee and Forcier, with the hopes that after six months a full Business Development Officer position will be offered. If the six-month position is completed in satisfactory standing, the employee will transition to a full-time Business Development Officer for the following six months.
The first 6 months is considered a probationary period and the position is unpaid but offers a:
- In-country living stipend;
- Accommodation at the Forcier guesthouse; and
- Round-trip flights.
After the probationary period a salary will be offered for an additional 6 months.
Reports to:Senior Partnerships Manager
- Identify opportunities through partner engagement and desk research
- Write proposals for Forcier projects in Mozambique, Southern Africa, and other locations across Africa and the Middle East on an as-needed basis
- Assist the Research Team on various aspects of projects, including playing a key role in select projects in order to gain valuable research experience
- Identify all potential partners, clients, and competitors in Southern Africa and Anglophone West Africa - and select other countries - and establish a database for contact management
- Establish contact with partners, clients, and competitors and represent Forcier in introductory meetings to explain our unique selling points/competitive advantages
- Maintain relationships with existing/new partners through routine contact
- Assist the Global Business Development Department by liaising with the Mozambique Country Office teams to provide information on country staffing, logistics, financial information, and project updates
- Assist in improving and maintaining new and existing business development resources (templates, CVs, promotional materials, databases, etc.)
- A Bachelor s Degree in International Affairs, Anthropology, Political Science, English, International Development Studies, or another relevant social science topic.
- Native fluency in English
- Effective ability to pro-actively prioritize and meet strict deadlines
- Ability to work independently and remotely with little oversight
- Strong Microsoft Office and Internet research skills
- Excellent communication skills
Preferred (but not required) skills:
- Portuguese Fluency
- Experience with grant writing or training in business development
- Familiarity with research, including quantitative and qualitative research methods
- Experience with corporate marketing, branding, or graphic design
- Experience living or working in Africa
- Knowledge of the international development industry
How to apply:
How to Apply:
Please apply on our website: http://www.forcierconsulting.com/#!careers/ceua. On the Current Openings job table, locate the Junior Business Development Officer job posting ID B0003 and click Apply.
Submit a single PDF containing your cover letter, CV, a writing sample in English (no longer than 3 pages) with your nameas the filename. Applications will be received on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Mozambique: ASSISTANT COUNTRY DIRECTOR - PROGRAM
Closing date: 2017-01-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 30 Jan 2017
At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.
This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
The Assistant Country Director - Program (ACD-P) position is based in Maputo and reports to the Country Director (CD). The ACD-P is responsible for ensuring the CARE's long term development and emergency programs in Mozambique contribute to CARE Internationals' vision of "a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security." The ACD-P is expected to provide strategic leadership in the areas of resource mobilization, program strategy development and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, program quality, advocacy, institutional development and organizational strengthening of partners. The ACD-P will lead CARE Mozambique's transformation process from an "implementer of projects" focused on service delivery to a "facilitator of social change" using rights based and gender transformative approaches, in close collaboration with civil society partners. The PD is responsible for creating a culture of learning and reflection so that organizational knowledge is used to develop innovations and continuously improve program strategies, quality and impact.
S/he manages a team of (currently 8) professionals based in different locations and works in close collaboration with the Assistant Country Director, Program Support to ensure proper operational and financial management and that all program staff are working closely and interdependently with colleagues from program support, including Finance, Administration and Human Resources.
S/he works closely with, and is supported by the program units at regional and CARE International HQ levels.
The ACD-P is a key member of the Country Office Senior Management Team and as such is responsible for leading and supporting a range of Country Office (CO) initiatives. S/he is responsible for, along with the Country Director (CD), maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, donors and other partners. S/he leading in the development and management of relationships with Civil Society partners. S/he may be required to become Acting CD when the CD is out of the country.
Program strategy and development
Program management, operations and implementation
Reflective practice and learning
External relations and partnerships
Perform other duties as assigned
Seven (7) years in a senior management position in the development field
At least three (3) years experience managing USAID and EU supported projects
Excellent understanding of socio-economic development and poverty eradication strategies
Demonstrable experience of at least three years managing multi-million dollar portfolios
Proficiency in written and oral Portuguese (or Spanish and willingness to learn Portuguese) and English
Program Development and Management
Demonstrated capability in raising funds from bilateral and multilateral donors
Demonstrated proposal writing and report writing skills
Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning
Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a very complex international setting
Extensive conceptual skills including development of program strategy
Demonstrated experience in program design, implementation and evaluation
Experience in rights based approaches to development
Experience in Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening of CSOs
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability and interest to coach and develop staff
Experience with performance management\
Experience with the management of a diverse workforce
Strong representation and negotiation skills
Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful environments\
Demonstrated cross cultural communication skills
- Knowledge and experience with financial management as demonstrated by
Ability to manage a complex budget
Donor compliance and reporting
- Ability to establish a learning culture within the CO
Experience in successfully managing institutional partnerships with national and international NGO
Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts.
This is a 5 6 month assignment beginning in March.
CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you d like more information about your EEOrights as an applicant under the law, please click here.
The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.
How to apply:
Mozambique: Administrator - Mozambique
Closing date: 2017-01-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017
Cesvi main sector includes agriculture, with particular attention to the province of Sofala, in particular Beira where the office is based.
Our interventions are funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) and by the European Union ( EU).
We closely work with Local Partners and the Government.
The collaboration will start in March 2017
Duty station: Beira, Sofala Province
The Administrator will respond to the Head of Mission ( HoM) and to HQ Desk officer.
He/she will work in close collaboration with the Project Accountant and the PMs (both local and international).
The Administrator will work under the supervision of the Project Accountant based in HQ, and under the responsibility of the HoM, will be in charge of the administrative and finance issues.
He/she will be supporting the project staff in purchase and procedures aspects.
Accountancy of projects and preparation of all donor financial reports
Ensure adequate controls over cash & bank management
Manage the finance department activities and schedules to meet the financial reporting requirements and deadlines specified by Cesvi HQs and donors
Closely monitor all financial activities, and inform the staff concerned
Support the preparation of financial plans, forecasts, budget analysis in close collaboration with the PMs
Support in procurements and purchase procedures
Participation in the review, monitoring and capacity building of administrative local staff
Assist Project Managers with preparation of donor budgets, to ensure compliance with donor regulations
Be responsible of the correct store of documents and project's goods
-Degree in Economics or at least 1 year post qualification experience in a finance/accounting role overseas in the NGO sector.
-Budgeting and financial management skills.
-Accountancy skills and ability to prepare financial reports.
-Good knowledge of main donors' administrative rules and procurement procedures (UE, ECHO, MAE, etc..).
-Knowledge and experience in purchases and procurement procedures.
-Flexible and with a positive attitude.
-Proactive attitude in problem solving.
-Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programmes such as Word and Excel as well accounting packages & other database competencies.
-Excellent knowledge of English written and spoken.
-Good organizational and time management skills.
-Understanding of development issues and the organizational goals.
-Portuguese and Italian speaking.
How to apply:
TO APPLY VISIT: http://www.cesvi.org/64_2016-adm-moz
Mozambique: Team Leader (Mozambique)
Closing date: 2017-01-31Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.
TechnoServe is shortlisted to submit an application for Service Provider for the Development of Value Chains in Nampula and Zamb zia Provinces. This is a potential 60-month program financed by the World Bank and led by the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development as part of the larger Agriculture and National Resources Landscape Management Project (ANRLMP). The project aims to improve rural incomes by promoting agriculture and forest-based value chains (VCs) and to contribute to the strengthening of natural resources resilience, through improved land tenure security and institutional performance in the management of ecosystems/landscapes. Through implementation of the TOR, the Value Chain Service Provider will reach 100,500 direct beneficiaries (individuals) in the targeted 10 Districts of the Zambezia and Nampula provinces.The program is projected to commence April 30, 2017.
As Team Leader you will:
- Act as main point of contact with all stakeholders, primarily the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development.
- Lead technical implementation and technical quality.
- Supervise implementing partners including government entities, private sector and local and international NGOs, and oversee implementation of market interventions.
- Support with overall program delivery including human resources management, logistics and compliance with donor requirements.
You will have:
- Minimum MA degree in Management/Agriculture with at least 10 years of progressively responsible international work experience, including at least three years in a leadership role at the Country Director level.
- Proven experience in developing and implementing market-led value-chain projects and interventions in agricultural / rural markets, ideally with strong Mozambique experience.
- Experience working with private sector and dealing with trade policies including market dynamic and systems.
- Understanding of Mozambican private sector challenges and opportunities; experience working in a sub-Saharan African context, with Mozambican experience strongly preferred.
- Strong leadership and managerial skills and demonstrated capability of effectively managing large teams.
- Project management experience, with proven success in implementing large international donor projects; World Bank experience preferred.
- Fluent in English as well as Portuguese.
- Mozambican candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
- This position is contingent upon funding.
How to apply:
Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YWNvd2VsbC4xNTQyOC4zODMwQHRlY2hub3NlcnZlLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ
Mozambique: Gender Specialist
Closing date: 2017-02-10Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 10 Feb 2017
The International Development Enterprises (iDE) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization with a unique business approach to fighting poverty. iDE began operations in Mozambique in January 2010 and uses an integrated value-chain development approach to implement agricultural development initiatives that increase productivity and income for smallholder farmers. iDE is active in six provinces of Mozambique. Currently, iDE is leading activities related to the identification and training of potential women agricultural advisors, entrepreneurs, and farming clients and enhancing market linkages. To continue these activities, iDE is seeking a full-time Gender Specialist in Mozambique. The position is open to Mozambican Nationals only.
The Gender Specialist will be responsible for integrating gender throughout all programs across iDE Mozambique s portfolio. This means integrating a gender perspective in the value chain development by using practical tools for all stages of the value chain interventions: context analysis value chain selection value chain analysis intervention strategies and monitoring& evaluation.
The Gender Specialist will carry out gender analysis studies, support monitoring and evaluation activities, develop and design gender sensitive programs and trainings for staff and clients, and contribute to development of reports and communications materials.
Job Location: Beira, Mozambique (with frequent field visits within the country)
Reports to:Country Director, iDE Mozambique
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Country Director, s/he will:
Become familiar with iDE Mozambique s donors, program strategy, and key sector guidance pertinent to programs;
Use established practical tools for all stages of the value chain interventions.
Design, plan, and carry out gender analysis studies and research;
Contribute to M&E plan development and monitoring, helping program staff to formulate a strong gender strategy and learning process, and to identify practical performance indicators;
Assess current project training materials and plans, and lead the development and facilitation of a gender focused trainings and strategy discussions for iDE staff and clients;
Ensure that the perspectives of gender, minority, disability and conflict sensitivity, and good governance are institutionally prioritized and incorporated within iDE s programs;
Support M&E team in training iDE staff understanding results data, and ensuring M&E systems operationally and intellectually capture, analyzes and utilizes this data for continuous improvements in decision-making across project managers, project teams and relevant iDE institutional stakeholders.
Play and active role data collection and analysis; report development; strategy; business development, and client and donor relationship management;
Contribute to reporting and internal and external communications initiatives, including participation in external conferences or meetings
Post Graduate Degree in Gender Studies, Business, Economics, Social Sciences, Agriculture, or other relevant disciplines;
Minimum 5 years of experience in donor-funded development programs, private sector enterprises, or other relevant field with an emphasis on women s economic empowerment, gender analysis, markets, rights based approaches, and monitoring and evaluation;
Demonstrated understanding of gender and development issues in Mozambique and globally;
Proven practical experience in integrating a gender perspective in value chain development, and monitoring methodologies such as The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement preferred; (this includes experience of using established practical tools for gender-sensitive value chain development
Experience working with the private sector, understanding rural markets and trading relationships, and an ability to apply this experience in development initiatives preferred;
Knowledge on the roles of the private sector, government and civil society/NGOs within market systems;
Strong interpersonal skills coupled with strong coaching and teaching experiences (The job will involve gender training of staff, management and partners)
Experience in business development and client relationship management;
Ability to cohesively work with various team members of development partners, and the flexibility to adapt to different work conditions;
Strong ability to prioritize and handle complex programming challenges; and
Excellent speaking, writing and oral communication skills in both English and Portuguese preferred.
How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org "Gender Specialist" in the subject line by February 10, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Mozambique: Mozambique Country Director
Closing date: 2017-02-28Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017
Start Date March 1, 2017
Based Maputo, Mozambique with frequent travel in Mozambique, East and Southern Africa, and to NY.
Reports to WCS Africa Program Executive Director
To effectively lead and manage the WCS Mozambique Country Program, based in the capital Maputo. The primary focus of the Country Program at this time is to support the single major landscape project in the Niassa National Reserve. Additional priorities involve insuring close collaboration with new Mozambique-focused initiatives, notably the Conservation, impact mitigation and Biodiversity Offsets (COMBO) project and the East and Southern Africa Regional Counter Wildlife Trafficking initiative. Also responsible for identification and assessment of additional opportunities as they arise.
- Lead the WCS country program in Mozambique in consultation with the Africa Program team based in New York.
- Act as legal representative of WCS in Mozambique, working with the WCS Office of General Counsel.
- Act as political representative of WCS in Mozambique with all government partners including the Mozambique government (particularly ANAC), and bilateral donors/agencies (e.g., USAID, UNDP, AFD).
- Represent the WCS Mozambique Program to donors, the press, the Government of Mozambique, and other internal and external stakeholders.
- Develop and manage the WCS Mozambique Country Program budget.
- Prepare and implement annual WCS Mozambique Country Program workplans and associated budgets, and approve related project workplans and budgets.
- Fundraise from public and private sources for the Mozambique Program in collaboration with other WCS fundraising teams (e.g., Africa Program, Program Development, Global Resources).
- Prepare annual country reports and oversee preparation of reports on projects and for donors, and evaluate on a regular basis progress against strategies and workplans.
- Collaborate with other WCS initiatives including but not limited to the WCS Marine Program, Species Program, and Conservation Solutions team.
- Extensive experience leading and managing teams required.
- Successful experience developing, managing, and overseeing the implementation of conservation programs, preferably in Africa.
- Proven fundraising experience for conservation from public and private sources, preferably in Africa.
- Demonstrated capacity in financial planning and management.
- A track-record of success in conservation strategy, implementation, and fundraising.
- B.S. in conservation, ecology, or related discipline required, graduate degree preferred.
- Commitment to WCS s mission.
- English language proficiency required, Portuguese language preferred.
How to apply:
Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should apply by emailing an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three references to: email@example.com. Please include Mozambique Country Director in the subject line of your email. Candidates must also apply online via the WCS career portal by searching job title at: http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Mozambique: Director of Finance and Administration
Closing date: 2017-03-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017
Reporting to the Country Director of ICAP in Mozambique, the Director of Finance and Administration (DAF) oversees all finance and administration functions of ICAP in Mozambique, including budget development and tracking, financial management and reporting, compliance, subcontracts, procurement, human resources and office management. The DAF builds, maintains and supervises a strong administrative team.
NOTE: The incumbent will be locally hired. This position is grant funded.
Develop, manage and regularly review ICAP finance and administration procedures to ensure efficiency and compliance to Columbia University/funder rules and regulations; serve as the primary custodian of all financial transactions; establish and manage financial systems to ensure transparency, accountability and accuracy of all financial data; establish and maintain financial procedures, ensuring adequate segregation of duties are maintained
Develop and monitor budgets across multiple grants, in accordance with pre-established ICAP, Columbia University and donor guidelines; prepare forecasts of programmatic and operational costs, ensuring the availability of funds to meet financial needs and fidelity between program work plans and budgets; ensure that advances are reconciled in accordance with procedures and required deadlines
Work closely with Leadership Group members and the Director of Programs (or Technical Director) to jointly track spending as it relates to work plan progress to ensure program implementation and financial expenditure are linked
Develop and implement systems to establish efficient and effective methods for expense forecasting based on approved work plans, development of costed work plans, account spend down, regular budget tracking, and re-budgeting as required
Conduct monthly pipeline and burn rate analyses, audits of actual expenses and budget-to-actual comparisons; present relevant reports to internal and external audiences to facilitate financial and programmatic planning, monitoring, and budget re-alignment as needed
Identify operations and systems strengthening opportunities for implementation at country level.
Train ICAP staff at central and provincial levels in established and new systems and periodically provide training for partners and sub-awardees in financial systems and policies
Perform frequent site visits to supported provinces to monitor capacity of administrative and financial staff and identify and troubleshoot internal gaps/challenges.
Serve as lead financial and operations liaison to ICAP headquarters in New York to ensure that all administrative and financial obligations of the program are routinely met; serve as lead liaison with national tax authorities to ensure that ICAP in Mozambique adheres to taxation requirements and receives taxation relief
Establish and maintain solid professional relationships with vendors, ensuring that all payments are made timely and that products and services are delivered in accordance with established standards; ensure that ICAP meets donor financial and administrative requirements, and apply fiscal controls and compliance procedures
Establish/maintain banking relationships, ensuring transactions are processed timely, accurately, and adequate balances are maintained; ensure timely financial reporting
Supervise sub agreement development and management process, including negotiation of contracts, development of budgets and provision of technical assistance to sub grantees, and review of quarterly financial and program reports in close coordination with the ICAP-New York sub award team and in-country program focal points, to ensure effective management of funds and financial reporting
Oversee procurement of office and program-related equipment, ensuring adherence to all donor, Columbia University and local Mozambican regulations; maintain appropriate inventory of supplies and equipment, taking special care to ensure that all items are adequately documented and costs are appropriately chronicled; ensure that bid analysis is done and filed as part of the supporting documents for all purchases
Ensure effective and smooth office operations, including security and transportation management of a fleet of vehicles; review the logs of vehicles maintenance; review the property log at least once a quarter; ensure that insurance policies are updated when new items are purchased
Liaise regularly with ICAP New York Headquarters Financial Unit counterparts to determine in-country training needs, strengthen financial systems, and facilitate communication between program and financial units to ensure funds are available to meet program need
Serve as lead liaison with in-country legal counsel and coordinate legal matters with ICAP-New York; ensure effective establishment and implementation of ICAP systems for recruitment, orientation and on-going performance management for all staff; manage complex human resource matters including grievances, discipline, terminations, staff reductions, severance and rewards
Facilitate decision-making on human resource matters (including organizational design and development, staffing, change management, position classification, compensation, supervision, performance management, and conflict resolution)
Ensure that monthly payroll reconciliations are done, approved and filed
Lead the PEPFAR Expenditure Analysis process including development of systems to capture required data and completion of ICAP input template to accurately reflect expenses at the sub-national, national, and international levels
Performs other related duties, as directed
Bachelor s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field required; Master s degree preferred
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
10+ years of relevant work experience
7+ years of work experience at an international NGO
Demonstrated experience analyzing and interpreting financial data
Sound knowledge of accounting principles and techniques required; experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, is a plus
Experience working with international donors required; experience specifically with US Government (USG) donor agencies and familiarity with USG rules and regulations strongly preferred
Strong supervisory and management skills and demonstrated experience in the supervision of finance and administrative staff
Demonstrated experience working independently with minimal supervision, reliably establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
Advanced proficiency in Word and PowerPoint to develop presentations and Excel to develop moderately complex spreadsheets
Fluency in English and a high degree of proficiency in Portuguese is required
Frequent travel to field sites, and possible international travel, is required
How to apply:
Please send an application letter and CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org the subject title Director of Administration and Finance.
Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.