Asia Foundation Job Vacancy: Finance and Administration Director - Thailand

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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 duties:

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 psds.consultants@asiafoundation.org with the position listed in the subject line. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.
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