Director of Finance and Operations (DFO)- Tuberculosis Programme – (North East/South-West)

  • North-East/ South West, Nigeria
  • Permanent
  • sfh-02656

Director of Finance and Operations (DFO)- Tuberculosis Programme – (North East/South-West)

Job Profile: The DFO will be the lead expert for financial management as well as for administrative, human resource and logistics management. S/he will be responsible for overseeing project accounting and finance/budget management, along with project operations, in line with donor policies. This includes being responsible for efficient resource deployment and use, program accounting and financial reporting systems, cost-share and related reporting and ensuring compliance with donor financial and accounting rules and regulations.


  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree and or Professional Qualification will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial operations and management of large-scale, complex development activities in developing countries;
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience overseeing the procurement administration and financial management and reporting of a USG-funded activity;
  • Demonstrated understanding, experience and competency in working with community organizations/structures and community leaders;
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance, financial forecasting and budget variance analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience managing operations including managing people and performance.

Skills and competencies:

The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; a thorough understanding of USAID financial guidelines and rules, international accounting standards and Nigerian tax and fiscal policies. Hands on experience using an ERP and/or financial management MIS with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment

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