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Director of Administration and Finance/Chief Financial Officer - Transforming Market Systems

Nov 03, 2017

Tetra Tech ARD  is seeking a qualified Director of Administrative and Financial Expert with extensive public-private-partnership experience to provide operational leadership to the anticipated USAID-funded Activity called Transforming Market Systems. This activity in Honduras is designed to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities that incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate.

Roles and Responsibilities

The CFO will oversee all financial transactions occurring under the Activity. The CFO will ensure full financial and contractual compliance of all program activities with USAID regulations. The CFO will be responsible for supervising the overall management, since inception to successful completion, of any the alliances and other private-public partnerships geared towards achieving the Activity’s targets. The CFO reports directly to the COP. The CFO, amongst other responsibilities, will:

• Establish internal control systems as well as accounting and financial reporting protocols for local subcontractors. Supervise Activity financial staff and program budget matters, managing accounting and disbursement needs, verifying that procurements comply with USAID and Contractor’s financial guidelines, overseeing the training of staff and partner NGOs in financial systems, ensuring adherence to management policies, and ensuring timely financial reporting to USAID.
• Perform strategic thinking on the sectors, actors and mechanisms to explore how USAID Honduras can leverage expertise, capabilities, networks, and other resources to address business challenges and opportunities in Honduras while also fostering / accelerating sustainable and transformational development impact;
• Liaise with the private and public sector to co-create, co-develop, and co-implement business relationships which would improve sales, increase jobs and promote inclusive development in Honduras;
• Foster, through alliances, market-based or market-driven approaches to development, including but not limited to “shared value” approaches that promote sustainable development results;
• Coordinate with COP, other key personnel and activity personnel, to support Activity’s targets through alliance building and leveraging resources.


• An undergraduate degree from an accredited university in accounting, preferably in business administration, marketing, finance, or economics is required. A Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
• At least ten 10 years of progressive experience in financial management of international development projects of similar size and complexity as this Activity, preferably focusing on economic growth and / or business development, including MSME and value chain development and broad enabling environment for economic growth.
• At least five (5) years of public-private alliance building and management, preferably on economic growth, international-donor funded activities.
• Fluent Spanish and English

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format


Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.


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