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Job Description

Job Title: Finance and Operations Manager

Location: Castries, Saint Lucia

Position Category: Local hire, paid in country

Posting Date: 02/22/2021

Deadline Date: Open until the position is filled.

Description:
Contingent upon the USAID award, World Education, Inc. (WEI) seeks a qualified Finance and Operations manager for an upcoming USAID-funded ConnectEd program in St. Lucia. This program will use a positive youth development approach to improve upper primary and secondary digital literacy for teachers and students while helping youth build sought after skills in today’s job market.

Based in St. Lucia, the Finance and Operations manager will oversee the country project finances and subgrants; review and update budgets; process advances and liquidations; and produce financial reports. S/he will also coordinate logistics of in-country activities, assist the Project Director in managing human resources and serve as office manager of WEI St. Lucia.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct the preparation and negotiation of project budgets and modifications, coordinating with World Education home office backstopping team as appropriate
  • Supervise local financial and administrative staff and serve as the point person for World Education related financial queries, coordinating all correspondence regarding wiring of cash, payments and other financial matters
  • Manage, monitor, and update project budget and obligated funds; review and analyze variations and share with home office backstopping team
  • Ensure all program activities are compliant with USAID procedures and regulations
  • Assist the Project Director in managing human resources in St. Lucia
  • Manage WEI office in St. Lucia
  • Prepare financial reports in accordance to World Education and USAID guidelines
  • Oversee procurement of equipment and commodities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Direct the preparation and negotiation of project budgets and modifications, coordinating with World Education home office backstopping team as appropriate
  • Supervise local financial and administrative staff and serve as the point person for World Education related financial queries, coordinating all correspondence regarding wiring of cash, payments and other financial matters
  • Manage, monitor, and update project budget and obligated funds; review and analyze variations and share with home office backstopping team
  • Ensure all program activities are compliant with USAID procedures and regulations
  • Assist the Project Director in managing human resources in St. Lucia
  • Manage WEI office in St. Lucia
  • Prepare financial reports in accordance to World Education and USAID guidelines
  • Oversee procurement of equipment and commodities

Salary commensurate with experience.


Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online.


No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

 

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