FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Director, Finance and Administration based in Abuja, Nigeria. This challenging opportunity will support the critical functions of a large program making significant contributions to global public health.
The position of Director, Finance and Administration performs at a senior leadership level responsible for direction and management of finance and contracts activities. Functional oversight includes accounting, finance, contracts and grants management, and procurement for FHI 360’s country office in Abuja, Nigeria. Responsibilities include: Development, management, implementation and evaluation of appropriate financial, contractual and procurement systems for staff and budgets to support 500 employees in 11 different office locations in Nigeria. Management approach needs to demonstrate strong leadership skills and management to meet an organization’s strategic plan and priorities and to ensure quality of operational support to FHI 360 projects and programs according to FHI 360 standards and objectives for capacity building and program review activities.
Demonstrated ability for senior level leadership for broad scope of operational activities to support a large operation with a dispersed and complex multi-donor program and preference is a minimal budget of $10 million annually. Experience working with US Government is required and experience with USAID is strongly preferred; experience with other donors a plus. Ability to set realistic priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues of the working environment.
BS/BA related fields, and 11-13 years relevant experience in international development organizations with 5-7 years supervisory experience; or MS/MA in related field, and 9 - 11 years relevant experience in international development organizations, with 5-7 years supervisory experience; or PhD in related field, and 7 - 9 years relevant experience in international development organizations, with 5-7 years of supervisory experience. Overseas experience in resource constrained environment required.