Finance and Operations Manager, USAID Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, South Sudan

  • Added Date: Monday, 11 February 2019
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

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Finance and Operations Manager, USAID Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, South Sudan

Project Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) provides USAID/South Sudan with flexible and demand-driven technical, analytic, advisory, training, monitoring, evaluation, and related support services for performance measurement, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, activity mapping, and performance information management and dissemination activities.

Position Summary:

The Finance and Operations Manager will be the primary focal point for all financial and administrative matters. S/he will be responsible for financial management, accounting, human resources, procurement, logistics and administration of the office. S/he will report to the Chief of Party and work full-time at MSI's field office in Juba.

** Citizens of South Sudan are encouraged to apply



  • Oversee all project financial transactions, including deposits, receipts and vouchers for payment disbursements.
  • Develop monthly cash projections for the project's financial needs for procurement, project activities, payroll, subcontracts, maintenance and repair services, staff travel, and cash needs.
  • Prepare monthly financial expense reports and cash and bank reconciliation statements.
  • Serve as focal point for daily banking matters.

Human Resources

  • Oversee human resources management in compliance with local laws and practices.
  • Support project recruitment, hiring and personnel management in accordance with MSI policies, USAID regulations, local laws, and the South Sudan MESP Personnel Manual.
  • Prepare and maintain employee files and leave tracking.

Procurement and Logistics

  • Support project procurement needs, including selection and negotiation with vendors and the management of subcontractors on the project in coordination with MSI home office.
  • Ensure procurements are in compliance with USAID rules and regulations (AIDAR & FAR).
  • Maintain and regularly update the MESP inventory list to ensure all property is well maintained and properly labeled.
  • Review and verify Purchase Request Forms (PRFs) and Purchase Orders (POs), ensuring adequate funds, expense authorization, supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts, and control over payments.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Master's degree in international development, finance, or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated and proficient experience using Excel and Quickbooks.
  • Familiarity with FAR and USAID regulations, particularly for procurements.
  • Previous experience working on USAID-funded projects strongly preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, prioritization, and organizational skills required.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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