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  • Posted: Jul 23, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is a Nigerian Non Governmental Organization (NGO). WEWE's goal is to empower communities to access health care, safe water, good nutrition, micro credits for income generating activities and education. WEWE is governed by a board of trustees.
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    Director - Finance and Operations (DFO)


    • The DFO is responsible for overseeing activity operations, including but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, sub-awards, and accounting/finance. The DFO will develop the financial capacities of all relevant staff and sub-awardees under this award. S/he will ensure internal control measures; conduct internal audits; and coordinate external financial audits as required. S/he will prepare budgets for annual work plans and will prepare financial reports for USAID.
    • The DFO must have the ability to develop and manage large budgets, with in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards. S/he must have excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team. S/he must have experience managing sub-awards for USG funding; and experience in building the financial management capacity of CSOs. The DFO will be proficient in relevant Microsoft programs including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; and the ability to use various commercially available accounting software programs.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or equivalent, and an ACA/ACCA/CPA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification
    • Seven (7) years of experience managing finance and operations of similar programs
    • Three (3) years of experience managing finance and operations for USG-funded programs.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should a comprehensive CV and Cover Letter in only one attachement (MS WOrd Document) explaining suitability for the position to:

    Each applicant should insert a table which highlights their relevant experience using the format in the below table:

    Domain COP
    Highest relevant qualification  
    Number of years of experience with similar responsibilities as suggested for the position  
    Number of those years with USG-funded activity      
    Number of those years with HIV/AIDS programming      
    Number of those years with HIV/AIDS programming  


    • Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email and include functional emails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees on their
    • WEWE's recruitment process for this position will be on a rolling basis, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed in batches on a first come first serve basis. WEWE reserve the right to conclude this recruitment process when a suitable candidate is selected.
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