John Snow Inc
Posted Job
6 months ago

Director of Finance and Administration

John Snow Health Zambia, Ltd (JSH) seeks a dynamic and highly experienced candidate for the Director of Finance and Administration position for a USAID-funded Total Market Approach project, titled “Accessible Markets for Health (ZAM-Health) Activity” in Zambia. The purpose of this activity is to improve health outcomes for Zambians by increasing the availability and accessibility of high-quality health products and services in the private sector.

Should JSH be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Lusaka.

Position Description:

The DFA will report to the JSH Chief of Party and will support the overall project financial management and compliance with USG, USAID, and PEPFAR financial regulations. The DFA will oversee and provide management support to project finances, grant management, human resources, procurement, and logistics. S/he will also provide management and operations support and oversight for the implementation of program activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with award terms, JSH, USG, USAID and PEPFAR policies and regulations
  • Supervise all F&A staff
  • Collaborate with the COP and SMT to ensure coherence between programmatic activities and financial provisions


  • Master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or other relevant field; or Bachelor’s degree or certified accounting degree
  • Progressively responsible experience in financial management and administration of large-scale, complex international development assistance programs in a mid/senior capacity
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experience in accounting, financial planning and management, procurement, and logistics
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Experience with USG, USAID, and/or PEPFAR funding rules and regulations is a plus

Supervision and Reporting:

The DFA will work under the guidance and supervision of the COP.

Method of Application

Send an application via email ONLY in the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for; only those applications that reference the position in the subject line will be reviewed. Your application should consist of a cover letter and CV with three references and full addresses and contact information.

Please note that you do not need to apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements. Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful.

John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or military status (special disabled veterans or veteran status) in any employment decisions.

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