Dominican Republic: Finance and Operations Manager
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Closing Date : 2019-11-30
Duty Station : Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Country: Dominican Republic
Closing date: 30 Nov 2019
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people s lives.
Program Delivery (PDEL) – Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.
Reporting to the ACHIEVE Dominican Republic Project Director, the Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for overall financial management of the project and ongoing administrative and operational support for the project. In addition to leading effective logistical coordination of project activities, the Finance and Operations Manager will monitor use of financial resources, expenditures, and preparation of financial reports. S/he will oversee the human resources and procurement activities of the ACHIEVE Dominican Republic project. S/he will ensure implementation of logistical, financial, human resources and procurement policies are in line with USG regulations and Pact policies.
Develop and ensure administrative policies and procedures are in line with best practices and compliant with Pact policies;Supervise Procurement Associate, Human Resources Associate, and Accountant and ensure that they properly carry out their responsibilities;Lead the development of policies, guidelines, and criteria for the management of project finances and sub-grants in accordance with Pact standards and USAID regulations;In collaboration with Pact HQ-staff, prepare and submit financial reports and cash requests;Work closely with Pact HQ to ensure compliance and effective and proactive fiscal management of ACHIEVE Dominican Republic;Provide regular timely and clear operations and administration-related communications and updates to Pact HQ staff and key stakeholders;Support Dominican Republic buy-in workplan and budget development;Facilitate project-level knowledge management systems and processes;Support the technical team in providing or organizing technical assistance and financial and operations management to local partners;Support project reporting, including semi-annual reports;Coordinate review of financial and audit reports;Perform other duties as assigned.
Master s degree in a related field, such as international development, business administration, finance, or accounting;At least 5 years experience in financial and operations management related to international development including 3 years of supervisory experience;Experience with USG project management and managing the finances of USAID-funded programs;Critical thinker with a can-do approach to problem solving, disaggregating larger/complex problems to identify underlying drivers and critical nuances;Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;High degree of professionalism and ability to deal sensitively with confidential material;Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
Professional-level English language skills (written and oral).
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.
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