Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking an experienced Director of Finance and Administration for the anticipated $10-25 million USAID/West Africa Municipal WASH project. The WAM WASH program is a 5 year program which will work in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire to strengthen the ability of municipal governments and urban water and sanitation service providers to expand, improve, and sustain equitable water and sanitation services through enhanced financial viability, operational reliability and transparency. Working with national and regional institutions, the WAM WASH activity shall support city governments and utilities to professionalize services, fill critical needs, and reach unserved populations.
The DFA is responsible for the primary oversight and in-country leadership of all financial reporting and administrative operations through the life of the program. In particular, s/he will oversee financial operations for the program; conduct continual reporting to ensure the financial health of the program and the correct usage of funds. A successful candidate will have experience working with U.S. Government programs, the ability to oversee staff and partner organization finances, and a strong background in institutionalizing financial best practices. Key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: