Asia Foundation Job Vacancy: Finance and Administration Director – Thailand

Posting Job


July 27, 2016

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



The Asia Foundation (the Foundation), a non-profit international
development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic
and developing Asia, seeks an experienced Finance and Administration
Director for an anticipated five-year, $50-$75 million USAID Regional
Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) in Asia Program (“Asia CTIP”).
Expected to be issued as a Leader with Associates (LWA), Asia CTIP will
be a cooperative agreement through which selected implementer will
provide USAID with a broad range of support for CTIP programing across
the region. The Foundation is leading a consortium of organizations
applying for this anticipated award.

The Finance and Administration Director is responsible for financial
and administrative management of the Cooperative Agreement resulting
from the LWA award, including procurement, sub-granting and
sub-contracting, financial management and reporting, and general
administrative support. S/he will lead procurement efforts for the
program; serve as the direct contact with USAID on finance and
administrative issues, including leading negotiations with USAID on
contract issues, actions, and follow-up on requests and concerns.

The Finance and Administration Director will be considered Key
Personnel for Asia CTIP. The position will be full time and based in
Bangkok, Thailand (pending confirmation from final solicitation),
contingent upon award and approval by USAID. The Finance and
Administration Director will be responsible for the following essential

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Oversee program finance and
administration operations including human resources, logistics,
procurement, subcontracts, sub-grants, accounting and finance; • Assure
that the program meets all TAF, USAID, and host country requirements
relative to USAID funds accountability and operations within the region •
Coordinate and oversee all procurement activities, ensuring strict
compliance with USAID regulations. • Provide financial reporting for
annual budget planning, pipeline analysis, audit reviews and
assessments. • Support the Technical Director in program budget planning
and management. • Maintain accurate and timely financial information
and records for all program activities. • Prepare cash projections and
fund requests, and oversee payment of invoices. • Develop, analyze,
review, and negotiate contract documents. • Provide guidance and advice
to program staff on compliance issues and questions • Report to the
Technical Director and supervise junior finance and administration staff
within Asia CTIP program team

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Master’s degree in business, finance,
accounting, or another related field • Minimum of eight years of related
experience with USAID program administration, project management, and
financial management • Experience working on large and complex USAID
awards required, including LWA or IQC mechanisms from USAID •
Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and procedures •
Strong analytical and computer skills, with an emphasis on budget and
financial analysis • International field experience is desirable. •
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English • Excellent
organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills •
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills, ability to work well in a
team environment, and ability to work under pressure

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV by August 31, 2016 to with the position listed in the subject line. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.

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