Friday, 23 March 2018

Job Opportunity at PATH - Director of Finance and Administration, Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Support Activity (MSNSA)


Tracking Code 8761 Job Description

NOTE: This position is contingent upon donor funding.

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated nutrition, agriculture, and WASH project in Tanzania. The DFA will oversee finance and accounting for the project and provide support to all technical, program, and operations departments, and ensure that the program operates within the approved budget and is compliant with USG cost principles under 2 CFR 200. The DFA will report to the Chief of Party. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to PATH and final USAID approval of the candidate.


Maintain project accounts in accordance with PATH policy and procedures.
Ensure project expenditures are in accordance with the approved budget, project contract, and USAID policies and cost principles.
Develop and manage project budget and pipeline to ensure the project operates within the approved obligation and budget ceiling.
Monitor monthly financial performance in relation to budgets and forecasts, obligated funds, commitments, and advances to subcontractors and consultants.
Provide detailed analysis of costs, budgets, contract, and funding agency requirements as needed.
Required Experience

A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
Minimum of 10 years of experience required, including administration of USAID contracts, financial management, direct project management.
Experience managing international projects valued at $15 million or more.
Preferred experience with managing large health projects
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management, and procurement is required.
Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID regulations and control systems. Familiarity with Federal and USAID Acquisition Regulations under 2 CFR 200.
Demonstrated expertise in administration of USAID contracts, financial management, and direct project management.
Excellent management, communication, and organization skills are essential. Strong analytical and computer skills, especially spreadsheet and financial analysis.
Demonstrated of management of partner budgets and contracts, ability to build relationships.
Ability to manage diverse team and work with technical staff.
Fluency in English required.
Must have legal authorization to work in Tanzania.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Location Dar es Salaam, , Tanzania Company Location Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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