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Financial Management and Operations Director, MNCH Zimbabwe

Published on 28.03.2023


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Position : Financial Management and Operations Director, MNCH Zimbabwe

Summary Of Role

IntraHealth seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Financial Management and Operations (F&O) Director for an anticipated five-year Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) Activity in Zimbabwe. The goal of the project will be to improve demand for and the availability of MNCH services to improve health outcomes in the country, by increasing the use of MNCH services, targeting hard-to-reach populations; strengthening community systems and linkages for integrated MNCH services; and improving Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) capacity for MNCH policy implementation.

The F&O Director will ensure that the Activity is complying with all USAID rules and regulations and satisfies on a timely basis all of USAID’s financial reporting requirements. The position will oversee financial assistants located at the regional level, as well as at the central level. The F&O Director will ensure systems and procedures are in place for the operation of the project in a strong financial control environment, including by overseeing effective cash management, vendor payments, budgeting and forecasting, procurement, property and grants management, and other financial tasks. The F&O Director will also provide overall supervision and leadership to the operations team.

This position will be based in Harare and is contingent upon funding availability and USAID approval. Zimbabwean nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Provide financial management and administration of the cooperative agreement and management support and oversight in the implementation of project activities in line with USAID and IntraHealth guidelines.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial information is presented to USAID, including project expenditure analysis.
  • Oversee financial controls, operational systems, and compliance activities for project and with partners.
  • Leads partner and sub-grant engagement and management process, including:
  • Oversee partner and sub-grant cycles from pre-award to close-out, including solicitation processes, pre-award, award, monitoring, and close-out of sub-grant based on donor regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Respond, as needed, to issues that arise, including but not limited to financial reporting, issuing modifications, oversight of compliance with terms and conditions and resolution of disputes, and resolving audits (financial and performance) findings.
  • Provide capacity-building support to partners and sub-grantees as needed.
  • Oversee project operations, procurement, logistics and supply chain support for project supplies, commodities and equipment.
  • Ensure HR and performance management systems and procedures are in place, well documented and adhered to.
  • Leads project budget development for annual work planning and ad hoc budget requests.
  • Supervise administrative, operations, and financial and grants staff.
Required profile for job ad : Financial Management and Operations Director, MNCH Zimbabwe


  • Master’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, commerce, operations, or related field; ACCA or CPA certificate is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a similar financial management and operations role supporting USAID or other donor activities in developing countries.
  • Experience managing project or organizational budgets in excess of $5 million per year and supervising finance and operations staff.
  • Experience with budgeting and financial reporting requirements of multi-million-dollar USAID-funded activities.
  • Strong knowledge of USG-approved accounting practices, financial reporting standards and financial management processes.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a complex, small grants program.
  • Experience in capacity building of local partners and sub-grantees in financial accounting and sustainability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and English language oral presentation skills.
  • Zimbabwean candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Job criteria for job ad : Financial Management and Operations Director, MNCH Zimbabwe
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Associative activities
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Bulawayo - Harare - Manicaland - Mashonaland Central - Mashonaland East - Mashonaland West - Masvingo - Matabeleland North - Matabeleland South - Midlands
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :
financial management
financial accounting
cash management
management process
Number of Position(s) : 1
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