Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Director, Finance and Operations for a potential 5-year health leadership program in Haiti. The purpose of the program is to provide technical assistance to the Ministère de la Santé Pdireublique et de la Population (MSPP) in increasing its effective and efficient management of necessary financial and human resources for the health sector. The program will support the MSPP both at the central and departmental levels, in efforts to advance two interrelated objectives:
MSH saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 40 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from more than 70 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission 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.
This position is contingent upon project award and funding.
The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) reports to the Chief of Party and works to provide high-level financial management and operations leadership, contract and grant management support. S/he ensures that financial and operational functions support the timely and effective implementation of the project’s technical scope of work. S/he provides counsel to help project leadership ensure that resources are allocated and used in compliance with contractual requirements, applicable regulations, and appropriate standards and procedures. The DFA will liaise with local partners, USAID and MSH’s headquarters regarding any aspects of program implementation, contractual, risk management, cost share, governance and all other matters related to finance and administration. S/he will ensure that all expenditures, payment, procurement, vehicle management are carried out in accordance with USAID and MSH standards and regulations. The DFA provides authoritative leadership on all budget, expenditure monitoring, financial reporting and contract matters to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program's activities in Haiti.
The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee the financial management for project activities. This includes oversight of procurement, grants, construction, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records. S/he will be responsible for managing the contract budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID. S/he will ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies. S/he will implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.