A statement on social injustice. Click to read more.
Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2000899

Finance and Operations Director

International Health and Development
Finance and Operations Director
Emerging Zoonotic Disease Risk ReductionRockville , Maryland

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Job Description:

ICF is seeking a Finance and Operations Director for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded global health project in the range of $25-$49 million. The Finance and Operations Director will support the project team in their day-to-day management and administrative duties. The position will be based in the Washington, D.C., metro area, but may require occasional international travel. Primary duties include budgeting, managing, and tracking of invoices and purchase orders, logistics management, and planning and tracking related to task order execution. He/she will oversee day-to-day operations and financial management of the project.

Responsibilities:

The director’s primary responsibilities would include ensuring overall compliance with ICF policies and USAID rules and regulations. He/she manages all aspects of program operations and administration, providing effective support in finance, procurement, asset management, subcontractor management, security, project start up, and project close-out. The finance and operations director will play a key role in supporting the project director to effectively achieve the results defined in the contract within budget. Responsibilities specifically include:

  • Work with project leadership on project work plans, timelines, and logistics
  • Support the tracking of staff and activity timelines and their completion
  • Notify project leadership of impending delays; serving as the point of contact for staff traveling in-country in the event of resource needs or emergencies
  • Monitor expenses against the program budget, and provide precise, detailed, reports during project start up and throughout implementation and close-out
  • Liaise with ICF internal support functions (e.g., contracts and subcontracts) to ensure smooth flow of roles and responsibilities
  • Work with project team on developing purchase orders for consultants and equipment, tracking invoices, and ensuring that all cost-related documents from outside the organization are managed
  • Collaborate with project leadership to identify resources that help the program meet its goals, deliverables, and milestones. Monitor financial performance and progress toward objectives
  • Directly supervise the other finance and operations project staff
  • Advise project staff on donor requirements; provide training on financial management, recordkeeping operational systems, and policies as needed
  • Manage all aspects of procurement, from planning to purchasing, in compliance with ICF’s policies and standards
  • Oversee financial, operational, and administrative functions of the execution of subcontracts. Review and audit sub awardees’ reports, budgets, expenses, and proposals to ensure compliance with award terms and USAID regulations and maintenance of accurate financial records
  • Maintain effective linkages between technical components and finance and administrative functions
  • Guide and assist with issues related to USAID rules and regulations on environmental compliance

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business, finance, accounting, commerce, international relations, or related field
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience supporting finance and operations on USAID-funded projects
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as lead or deputy lead for finance and operations on a USAID-funded project of similar size and scope
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID’ operating environment, policies, rules and regulations
  • Strong familiarity with USAID’s operating environment, policies and initiatives
  • A demonstrated ability to work with multiple core subcontractors across multiple countries/geographies
  • Experience quickly starting up project activities in multiple countries with varied scopes of work is required
  • Eligible to work in the US

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • French language skills

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Rockville, MD (MD18)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants
LEARN MORE ABOUT ICF

More jobs you might like

Jun 30, 2020
Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Jun 30, 2020
Bamako, Mali
Jun 29, 2020
Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Jun 27, 2020
Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Jun 26, 2020
Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
See All Jobs

Join our talent network

ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.

Join our talent network

ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.