15 Feb 2021

Finance and Administration Director at John Snow

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Job Description

Job Description

Finance and Administration Director

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Position Category: Local hire, paid in country

Posting Date: 02/10/2021

Deadline Date: 02/26/2021

Starting Date: 06/07/2021


John Snow, Incorporated (JSI) is a Boston-based public health consulting firm dedicated to providing high quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs throughout the world. JSI works extensively with national and local governments, NGOs, the private sector, and traditional leaders to expand access to services for vulnerable populations. JSI is committed to improving the health of underserved populations through innovative approaches in a range of public health areas, including HIV and TB, reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health, nutrition, water and sanitation, technical and organizational capacity building, supply chain strengthening, strategic information management, health systems management, and policy development.

JSI is currently recruiting for a cooperating country national Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Director for a possible position with the USAID-funded Tanzania Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program – HIV and Tuberculosis Activity (C3HP-HIV/TB). The purpose of the project will be to support the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and the President’s Office- Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) at the central level and in target Mainland regions to deliver high-quality integrated HIV and TB prevention care and treatment services that will improve health outcomes, particularly for youth and women. C3HP-HIV/TB will increase the demand for and use of quality integrated HIV and Tuberculosis services in target regions by improving access to quality services in both facilities and the surrounding communities, promoting positive health-seeking behaviors among Tanzania’s populace, and enhancing the overall policy environment for HIV/TB service delivery. Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a full-time position based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Finance and Administration Director will oversee all project finance and administration related duties. The anticipated award date is open. The Finance and Administration Director will report to the Chief of Party.


  • Collaborate with the Chief of Party and other key personnel to ensure coherence between programmatic activities and financial provisions;
  • Oversee all operational activities including procurement, grants, construction, logistics, human resources, accounting, finance and records;
  • Supervise all administrative and financial staff;
  • Manage, monitor, and update program budget and obligated funds; Direct the preparation and negotiation of project budgets, reports and modifications, and coordinate with JSI/Boston as appropriate;
  • Assist COP in addressing cooperative agreement-related issues and ensure all financial controls and systems comply with USG procedures and regulations in implementation of all program activities; and
  • Implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Accounting, Business Administration or related field;
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience managing, in increasing roles of responsibility, finance, procurement, contracts management, construction, logistics and/or human resources related matters for international development activities of similar dollar value;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements; and
  • Experience in managing donor funded procurements and subcontracts/grants.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 02/26/2021.

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Closing Date : 15th March, 2021.

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