MSI is seeking personnel with experience in conflict and stabilization for anticipated work under Support Which Implements Fast Transition IV (SWIFT IV) in conjunction with USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The goal of this project is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.
The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for all operations including administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial, and property. S/he will ensure that program implementation is in accordance with USAID regulations.
Supervise daily field presence in the area of operations (including the project's facilities, equipment and project vehicles), administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting and financial accounting.
Develop and ensure the functionality of all operations and administrative office systems.
Supervise the daily procurement of all in-kind grants made under the program, ensuring that all procurement processes are perceived as transparent by beneficiary communities, reviewing financial management, and monitoring grant implementation.
Supervise the daily financial operations of the contract, including cash flow management, time sheet recording, reporting to USAID/OTI on the financial aspects of the project, and daily monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures. S/he will also ensure continuous liquidity for the project.
Handle all human resource issues.
Identify and implement new ways of achieving project efficiencies.
Act as the Chief of Party when s/he is absent from the program.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role.
Demonstrated supervisory experience.
Prior work experience on OTI-funded activities in security-challenged environments.
Experience in USAID’s policies and procedures in regards to financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management.
Complete fluency in written and oral English.
Experience with in-kind grants preferred.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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