Apply Now: Senior Operations Manager Needed

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the job position below:

Job Title: Senior Operations Manager

  • Company:¬†EnCompass
  • Location:¬†Ghana
  • State:¬†Jobs in Accra
  • Job type:¬†Full-Time

Job Description

EnCompass seeks (Senior) Operations Manager candidates for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) program in Ghana.

This anticipated project will provide USAID/Ghana with services focused on supporting and facilitating USAID’s capacity to utilize MEL approaches to improve development outcomes and strengthen the organizational capacity of USAID/Ghana’s strategic partners.

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the (Senior) Operations Manager will serve as the overall lead for all project’s financial and administrative (F&A) aspects.

Potentially managing a small team, they will serve as the lead for accounting, finance, invoicing, procurement, and other F&A functions required by the contract.

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They will work directly with the Chief of Party to ensure full compliance per USAID rules and regulations, functioning of financial processes, and maintaining internal controls for all activities.

NB: The position will be full-time and be based in Accra, Ghana, with travel throughout the country.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions include:

  • Maintain oversight of finance, procurement, human resources, and operational activities of the field office
  • Establish procedures for stewardship of financial operations, including accounting/banking, payroll, subcontracting, procurement, etc.
  • Ensure all activities and operations maintain compliance with local laws and USAID rules and regulations
  • May develop, execute, and manage consultant, subcontractor, and vendor agreements, authorize and approve payments to consultants, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • May manage local payroll and reporting.
  • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets.
  • Execute all budget and financial tracking and reporting requirements and respond to related inquiries by USAID and the EnCompass Home Office in a timely fashion.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related discipline; a graduate degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience managing, in roles of increasing responsibility: finance, procurement, accounting, logistics, and/or human resource-related matters for international development activities of a similar contract size
  • Knowledge of US Government financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly relative to USAID highly desired
  • Knowledge of applicable Ghanaian laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures and human resources
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Experience and Skills

  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel highly preferred
  • Experience supporting donor-funded procurements and subcontracts preferred
  • Previous experience working in USAID-funded programs desirable
  • Experience managing complex relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with USAID/Ghana Mission is preferred
  • Superior skills in English, both written and verbal, required
  • Ghanaian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

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How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should visit here to send their CV.

Closing Date : 10th Oct. 2021

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