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DynCorp International Finance and Administration Director Job Vacancy in Rwanda

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    [FONT=&amp]The Finance and Administration Director is a DynCorp International Development (DI Development) employee in Rwanda who will develop and implement comprehensive finance and management policies and procedures for the Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Program. S/he will directly supervise finance and administration staff, and will interact with senior government officials, donors, and other key stakeholders when needed. The Finance and Administration Director will carry out his/her responsibilities with the client in a professional manner consistent with DI corporate values. The Finance and Administration Director will report to, and be evaluated by, the assigned resident Chief-of-Party (CoP) and Deputy Chief-of-Party (DCOP). In the CoP’s and DCOP’s absence, the Finance and Administration Director will be responsible for DI’s field presence, contractual compliance and all aspects of program implementation and management.

    Principle Accountabilities
    • § Develops, analyzes and interprets financial information in order to appraise operating results in terms of performance against budget and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the HICD program.
    • § Responsible for maintenance and operation of facilities and assets to ensure cost effective and reliable support.
    • § Directs daily activities of financial and administrative staff members to ensure effective utilization and efficiencies.
    • § Plans and controls financial analysis activities to assure meaningful reporting and analysis.
    • § Formulates, recommends and installs strategies, policies, and programs that will enable program to achieve economic opportunities and maximum benefits from such opportunities.
    • § Ensures effective monitoring and auditing procedures are implemented and utilized.
    • § Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification within contract terms.
    • § Identifies areas of improvement and structure financial systems to implement improvements.
    • § Analyzes and reports to upper management regarding results of financial and administrative conditions.

    Reporting Relationships
    Title of Direct Report(s): In-country finance and administration staff, consultants and sub-contractors
    Title of Supervisor: Chief-of-Party; Deputy Chief-of-Party

    Internal/External Contacts
    U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID), U.S. Embassy, Mission, Host Country Government officials, other in-country bi and multi-lateral donors and organizations

    Knowledge & Skills
    • Knowledge of relevant US federal regulations and procedures is preferred.
    • Knowledge and work experience in post-conflict countries is preferred.
    • Familiarity with standard business Information Technology (IT) applications, computer applications and databases.
    • Proven ability to supervise and mentor a multi-cultural staff.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English; ability to speak, read, and write Kinyarwanda and/or French, highly desirable.
    • Ability to represent DI in meetings and interact with senior Mission, Embassy, Host Country Government officials.
    • Excellent reporting, writing and presentation skills.

    Experience & Education
    • Minimum of eight (8) years experience in administrative and financial management of large international projects in developing countries, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Advanced degree in business administration, finance, or other relevant field.
    • Experience leading and managing the financial and administrative aspects of large multi-partner USAID projects.
    • Demonstrated expertise with USAID financial regulations and management systems.
    • Demonstrated leadership and skill in building effective partnerships with developing-country governments, ministries and local/international NGOs.
    • Experience overseeing financial activities, human resources, knowledge in subcontracting, and sub-recipient procedures; and project management, including procurement, budget development, accounting, and grants management as it pertains to the project.
    • Proven success working in team environment with program and technical staff on a multi-site project.
    • Experience supervising complex and challenging field operations in closed societies, conflict environments, fragile or transitional countries, and/ or war-torn societies.
    • Experience working in Rwanda or the region in a developing-country context is preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, knowledge of Kinyarwanda and/or French is also preferred.

    Physical Requirements/Working Environment
    • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
    • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
    • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

    • Must be willing to live and work in Rwanda
    • Must be willing to travel internationally

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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