Finance and Admin Deputy Director

U.S. Pharmacopeia
January 17, 2019
Rockville, Maryland
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
10+ Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Not specified
Base Salary
Not specified


The Finance & Admin Deputy Director is responsible for high level financial management and operational stewardship to include contracts and grants/sub-awards management and oversight of procurement (goods and services) for a large global public health program anticipated from USAID, to enable the timely and effective implementation of the program’s technical activities. (S)he oversees and approves budget development for annual workplans, and leads regular financial monitoring, reporting, and analysis those budgets. (S)he ensures that resources are allocated and disbursed in compliance with contractual requirements and USAID and the implementing organization’s regulations. (S)he is the primary liaison with USAID on F&A matters and serves as a key liaison between the program and the organization’s Global Finance resources to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of financial management and procurement processes. (S)he proactively manages risk, putting in place policies, procedures, and clear escalation guidelines to ensure compliance to USAID regulations.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field, MBA or MPA in Finance strongly preferred



  • Extensive [8-10 years] relevant experience leading financial and operational management of USAID-funded programs at regional and/or global level
  • Substantive [3-5 years] management experience of virtual teams based in low- and middle-income countries
  • Significant experience managing all aspects of finance, grants, contracts, sub-awards and procurement on USAID-funded programs and strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience leading financial and operational management of complex donor-funded (particularly USAID-funded) global health or international development projects
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID compliance rules and regulations and reporting requirements
  • Substantial experience overseeing administrative/operational aspects of a global program, including developing and managing large budgets contracts & grants, subawards, and procurement.
  • Strong management, planning, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Strong people management skills, including of virtual, matrixed teams
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


If interested, please send your resume to and include the title of the position in the Subject line.

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