FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR

Closing date 15 October 2009

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 1,700 staff from more than 60 nations. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers, leaders and their teams in health organizations in developing countries to strengthen public health practices and their management and leadership capacity and their organization’s management and governance systems to improve health services for the greatest health impact.

MSH is seeking Indonesian nationals or international candidates residing in Indonesia or abroad for the following proposed positions to support an anticipated project in Indonesia. The anticipated USAID-funded HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment project is expected to introduce evidence-based interventions to prevent or treat illness, strengthen capacity of the health system to deliver quality services, and engage civil society to better understand, value, and promote good health practices.

This position is contingent on funding.

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR
The Finance and Administration Director will oversee the administrative, financial management and contractual functions of the project.

S/he will support the Chief of Party with project management (including operations, human resources finance management, and capacity building), assessing project financial progress against benchmarks, organizing monthly staff meetings, and supervising project support functions. The Finance and Administration Director will ensure that the Project functions efficiently in all financial and administrative matters, directly supervising administrative staff, including oversight to those in regional and country offices.

S / He will also provide leadership on all financial contract management issues.

S / He will also support the financial and administrative components of institutional development of other counterpart organizations as part of the project’s implementation.
The Finance and Administration Director is knowledgeable of and adheres to MSH’s Procurement Integrity standards and procedures in all project management responsibilities. The ideal candidate will possess professional qualifications as a CPA or CMA. An MBA is preferred; BS in accounting with equivalent relevant experience may be acceptable.  Extensive experience in accounting with significant direct supervisory experience is desired. Extensive knowledge of and experience with U.S. Government regulations; direct USAID experience preferred.  High degree of personal and professional integrity with the commitment and ability to excel in a fast paced environment is required. Candidates should be able to fluently communicate in English and any other Indonesian language.
For further detail and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at www.jobs-msh.icims.com by October 15, 2009. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org

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