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Director of Administration and Finance – Transform Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Mozambique

Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) position on a USAID funded program in Mozambique.  The Transform WASH activity will provide a range of long- and short-term technical assistance designed to support the Government of Mozambique (GoM), specifically local governments, in providing sustainable access to drinking water and sanitation in rural, small town, and urban settings.



* Provide guidance to all staff for complying with the budgetary regulations of Tetra Tech and USAID;

* Oversee and manage administrative and financial staff;

* Manage Financial Accounting System including managing cash flow, tracking expenditures and preparing monthly financial reports in compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech requirements and regulations;

* Provide financial and budgetary information to the Home Office for USAID, as needed;

* Provide guidance and organize training, as necessary, for staff on relevant USAID, Tetra Tech and Government of Mozambique rules and regulations;

* Participate in project procurement process of goods and consulting services in assisting the procurement process in drafting requests, analyzing proposals, drafting contracts, negotiating contracts and prices, reviewing contractual deliverables for quality and preparing the required documentation;

* Manage HR lifecycle process and HR records for each employee including employment contracts, employment evaluation forms and annual leave; responsible for compliance with local labor laws;

* Manage confidential payment of monthly payroll and orders payments of income tax, pension health and unemployment benefits to government funds;

* Manage project property and resources in compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech ARD Home Office guidelines and regulations, including submission of monthly and other periodic reports. 



* Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, accounting, finance, or similar field is required;

* Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial management and administration;

* Minimum of 4 years working experience in senior supervisory role related to accounting, payroll procurement and logistical support services;

* Experience providing contractual and financial oversight to donor and USAID funded projects between $25-$50 million;

* Experience with procurement required;

* Experience with grants preferred;

* Excellent organization skills and ability to work effectively in fast-paced, demanding environment;

* Detail-oriented and ability to prioritize tasks and support program implementation while ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols;

* Accounting/audit certifications preferred;

* English and Portuguese language fluency (oral and written) is required;

* Mozambican Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.