Abt Associates Zambia
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Finance and Administration Manager

The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation.

Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.

In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.


  • The DFID-funded SUFP2 programme supports the scale up family planning services in Zambia, focusing on reaching adolescents and couples in underserved communities and increasing the uptake of long term reversible methods of contraception.
  • Abt Associates seeks a qualified Finance and Administration Manager to support the International Development Division’s SUFP2 project in Zambia.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, management, and direct supervision for the project’s finance and operations staff
  • Manage, and monitor project budgets, accurate financial reports, and projection of funding needs, in close coordination with senior project staff
  • Support the general operations, and closedown of the project
  • Manage the financial operations and financial reporting of the project, providing guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel
  • Maintain financial reporting and tracking systems that provide basic data measurements on financial performance of project activities
  • Provide ongoing financial administration to the project, including the processing of approvals for procurements, consultant agreements, and vendor invoices
  • Manage the timely submission of the monthly field expenses (ROVs) to the headquarters office
  • Oversee the execution, and management of consultant agreements
  • Implement accounting and reporting systems for project expenditures, and provide guidance and training to project staff and partners on financial procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+) years of experience with a bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10 years of professional experience managing financial and contractual aspects of large international development projects, preferably USAID or DFID-funded projects
  • Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
  • Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

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