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Director of Administration and Finance for Senegal WASH Activity


Tetra Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Director of Administration and Finance on a USAID-funded activity in Senegal.


The purpose of this activity is to increase sustainable access to improved sanitation and water services while increasing consumer demand for sanitation and water services, building on experience from USAID’s 2016-2022 Assainissement, Changement de Comportement et Eau pour le Senegal (ACCES) activity. The Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) will have the primary responsibility of ensuring the timely provision and delivery of all required project financial, administrative, compliance, and procurement support to Tetra Tech in the execution of the activity.




* Administer and manage personnel according to the Personnel Policies and Procedures handbook and local labor law.  .

* Ensure compliance of project operations with USAID, Government of Senegal, and Tetra Tech Home Office administrative policies and guidelines.

* Ensure full compliance in maintaining the legal status of registration in-country at all times during the life of the project.

* Manage all aspects of the project financial accounting system, including performing sound accounting and financial control, managing cash flow, tracking expenditures relevant to operating budget, and preparing and reconciling monthly financial reports.

* Manage the preparation and submission of the monthly expenditure reports.

* Prepare financial reports of local expenses by category (labor, transportation, equipment, supplies, etc.) as requested.

* Perform other accounting, financial management and administrative tasks consistent with the overall scope of this position assigned from time to time by the Tetra Tech Home Office.



* Possess a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other relevant field; Master’s degree, preferred.

* Must have at least 10 years of relevant professional experience and demonstrated experience working on USAID or donor-funded projects with increasing responsibility.

* Advanced proficiency in accounting software such as QuickBooks.

* Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

* Fluency in written and spoken French and proficiency in English is required.

* Experience working in Senegal ideally.