Director, Finance and Operations at Palladium, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Deadline: 28 December 2018

Palladium is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Director, Finance and Operations in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The duration of this post is 5 years.

The Director of Finance and Operations is a full-time position to support the Chief of Party (COP) of an upcoming award in Madagascar funded by USAID entitled Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT).

Palladium’s mission is to catalyze an enriched future for all.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Director, Finance and Operations will perform the following functions-

  • Support the COP and DCOP in management of project operations and administrative components and work with the US-based country management support team to ensure the project follows good finance and management practices in compliance with USG and Palladium HQ requirements.
  • Manage senior level finance and operations staff to ensure that project deliverables are met.
  • Plan, organize and carry out necessary capacity building for project staff on operations and administrative SOPs.
  • Support COP and DCOP to maintain effective working relationships with donors and key government officials related to finance and operations.
  • Review financial and operational content for appropriate project reports.
  • Support the annual workplan process and other strategic planning processes.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University graduate and Master’s Degree in Finance, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or other relevant masters-level degree. CPA, Chartered Accountancy, other relevant professional certification, or additional 8 years of relevant professional experience accepted as alternative to Master’s Degree.
  • At least 5 years where it can be demonstrated that responsibilities have increased to senior management level.
  • At least 10 years of work experience in broader finance and operations management with an international organization and USG contracts preferred (including office management, HR, finance, IT, and logistics).
  • Experience directly managing more than 3 finance and administration staff persons;
  • Relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Results oriented and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in managing expenditures within budget.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit Palladium.