Director, Administration and Finance - Population Services Intl., Sudan

Closing date:  13 Feb 2012

PSI seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Director, Administration and Finance for PSI South Sudan. The candidate will provide effective leadership and strategic management of PSI/South Sudan Administration and Finance functions. S/he will provide cross-departmental accounting and financial management support to PSI South Sudan’s Managers of Operations and Finance, and will coordinate closely with the Internal Audit lead for PSI South Sudan, as well as with the Finance and Compliance Manager for the Global Fund Program Management Unit.

The Director will coordinate closely with all budget holders to ensure timely and accurate forecasting, reporting and compliance of all financial, procurement and audit stipulations of each of the funding partners and will also support program managers with budget development. S/he will also develop and maintain an operations budget to ensure proper financial management across all programs. This position will also oversee all invoice/financial report preparation and review invoices for accuracy. S/he will also be responsible for overseeing all admin and office management functions and providing support to the admin and office managers.

This full-time position is based in Juba, South Sudan and reports to the Country Representative, South Sudan.

•Strengthen the capacity of PSI South Sudan’s finance function by providing technical support and oversight in the areas of budgeting, reconciliation, donor reporting, and financial analysis, both at the departmental level and between PSI South Sudan and PSI Washington
•Establish systems of financial monitoring and reporting to ensure programmatic compliance of PSI South Sudan and its partners with donor and grant budgets, particularly relating to contract and subcontract administration
•Collaborate with the Internal Auditor to investigate and resolve any suspected compliance violations or audit problems
•Ensure grants management includes value for money analyses of economy, efficiency, and effectiveness to improve reporting
•Review existing systems and improve the overall effectiveness and speed of the finance, administration, and supply chain management teams in coordination with the Senior Operations Manager
•Oversee the administration and office management functions in all field offices to ensure customer satisfaction is improved.
•Provide capacity development and mentoring to all finance and admin staff through both formal and informal mechanisms.

QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field; advanced degree is a plus
•At least four years of work experience managing a team in a developing country
•Solid judgment and diplomatic skills and proven ability to prioritize
•Prior supervisory experience required
•Experience managing multiple projects and integrated programs
•Experience with financial management of large donor-funded programs
•Experience and knowledge of Value for Money concepts
•Initiative, creativity, and flexibility to originate, articulate and adapt contract management policies to serve evolving priorities
•Fluency in English a must
The successful candidate will exhibit creative, innovative, and strategic thinking ability; excellent oral and written communication, analytical, organizational interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work efficiently and quickly under pressure; a strong interest in private sector approaches to development; and a proven ability to produce results and meet objectives under difficult circumstances.
How to apply: 
Please apply online . No calls or emails please. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.