Finance & Administration Director | BROADREACH | Lusaka, Zambia | Full Time


Job Purpose

The Finance and Administration Manager will report to, and support the Program Director in overseeing all financial management aspects and Administration aspects of the project in compliance with CDC/Zambia and BRHC regulations. Assist the Director in three ways: 1) ensuring continuous updating of the status of achievements and results needed for the project to complete its project-level reporting requirements; 2) assisting headquarters to maintain responsiveness in financial and administrative representations to CDC and 3) facilitating a high level of coordination and collaboration among the partners contributing to this effort.

Key measurable outputs of the position include:

  • People Management
  • Financial Systems
  • Compliance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management of Accounting/Budgeting and Grants/Contracts
  • Administration

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • CA level degree or International Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or other relevant field (Relevant Bachelor’s degree accepted with 15+ years of relevant experience)
  • 8+ years of experience working in Finance and Administration on CDC, PEPFAR, and/or other donor-funded programs

Technical Knowledge and Skills Required

General (pre-requisite)

  • Must able to prepare and monitor USAID/CDC/other donor program budgets
  • Willingness and ability to work in and travel to rural, low-resource settings
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes direction well, but also works independently
  • Advanced analytical and business modelling skills
  • Ability to manage work and deliver high quality fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, USAID and donor organizations
  • Proven demonstration of flexibility and creativity
  • Ability to manage work and deliver high quality fast-paced environment

Organisation (orientation/probation)

  • Application of Donor regulations and procedures to daily work requirements
  • Operational knowledge of BR approach and processes
  • Operational knowledge of BR products, e.g. CC, BR Vantage

Role (foundational knowledge)

  • Proven experience with USG Cost Accounting Standards and reporting requirements, USG-funded projects preferred
  • Demonstrated track record in ensuring administrative and operational excellence on large health or development projects Experience in developing business and cost proposal, a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in program management and administration, and contract compliance. Experience with USAID projects is strongly preferred
  • Experience working on USAID, PEPFAR, and/or other donor-funded HIV/AI
  • DS, treatment, care and support projects or programs
  • Familiarity with USG Cost Accounting Standards
  • Knowledge of OMB Circulars A-110, A-122 and A-133, as well as FAR and AIDAR
  • Advanced analytical and business modelling skills

Changing knowledge requirements

  • Knowledge of relevant Financial Acts and Company Acts as per the organizational context and legislation that impacts a Donor environment.

Core Competencies include:

  • Integrative Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Building Relationships
  • Business Acumen
  • Monitoring & Measuring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Controls Quality & Standards
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Judgement

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