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Finance and Operations Director - LEAP Global- Embedded Tuberculosis Technical Assistance
Finance and Operations Director
Are you passionate about improving quality of life through accessible public health services? Then consider ICF, we work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges with behavior and disease surveillance and monitoring, research and surveys, technical assistance, and organizational capacity building support.
ICF is seeking a Finance and Operations Director (FOD) for the anticipated USAID Long-term Exceptional technical Assistance Project (LEAP) Global TB project. LEAP Global- Embedded Tuberculosis Technical Assistance will assist government agencies, particularly Ministries of Health, to confront gaps with specialized and high-quality TB/infectious diseases technical staff and capacity building support on a regular basis. LEAP Global will provide meaningful, culturally appropriate, local solution driven and technically sound TB and infectious disease technical assistance that permits continuous direct mentoring and quality improvements within the Ministry of Health and other national health entities.
The Finance and Operations Director will oversee the day-to-day operations and financial management of the project. Primary duties include overall management of the project’s budgeting, budget execution, tracking of subaward budget execution, management of project invoicing, purchase order, information technology, facilities, and logistics.
The FOD will report to the Project Director (PD) and have ongoing communications with the home office. The FOD will oversee the financial management of the project and provide all necessary financial reporting for both internal monitoring and compliance with USAID requirements, reporting formats, and specified deliverables. The FOD will provide the PD with ongoing budget reports, including utilization and burn rates. The position will provide administrative functions such as compliance with applicable regulations and US and local laws, procurement, and management of logistics and operations.
The FOD’s primary responsibilities include ensuring overall compliance with ICF policies and USAID rules and regulations. The FOD will manage 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 FOD will play a key role in supporting the PD, Deputy Project Director and other members of the project’s senior leadership team to effectively achieve the results defined in the contract within budget. Responsibilities specifically include:
- Work with project leadership on project workplans, budgets, timelines, and logistics.
- Support the PD in the design and execution of project and country-specific activities and the development of plans, schedules, budgets, and deliverables.
- Monitor financial performance and provide detailed reports during project start up, throughout implementation, and at close-out.
- Liaise with ICF internal support functions (e.g., contracts, subcontracts, IT) to ensure smooth operations and clarify roles and responsibilities.
- Oversee financial, operational, and administrative functions in the execution of grants, subcontracts, and procurement, in compliance with ICF’s policies and standards.
- Supervise project finance, administrative and operations staff.
- Ensure compliance related to USAID rules and regulations regarding financial management, recordkeeping, operational systems, environmental compliance, and other policies.
- Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, commerce, international relations, or related field.
- A minimum of 10 + years’ experience supporting finance and operations on USAID activities, including contracts and buy-ins.
- 5 + years’ experience as lead or deputy lead for finance and operations on a USAID-funded project of similar size and scope.
- 5 + years' of USAID operations, policies, rules and regulations, grants under contract experience.
- Master’s degree in business administration, finance, or accounting
- A demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners and subcontractors across different countries.
- Experience quickly starting up project activities in multiple countries.
- Excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being a good speaker and sympathetic listener.
- Excellent presentation ability, as well as experience working with an intercultural team in a development context.
- Ability to use MS Office tools, especially Excel and Word.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award-winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.
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 email@example.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.
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.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:
$103,672.00 - $176,242.00
Rockville, MD (MD18)