Director of Finance and Administration, Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity

Path, Kigali, Rwanda

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th December, 2017

Job Description

PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential.

PATH seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for the upcoming USAID funded Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity (RSDA).  The project’s main objective is to improve utilization of quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health as well as malaria control and prevention services in Rwanda. With a national scope, RSDA should contribute towards improving health provider skills, strengthening the capacity of the health sector to deliver quality services at the community and facility levels, as well as strengthening linkages across the referral system, to ensure a continuum of care for clients across the country. Candidates must have experience managing finance and administration for large international projects.


  • Support the development and updating of project systems and procedures.
  • Manage and monitor PATH and donor project budget(s), including the preparation of yearly financial portfolio reports, monthly pipeline reports, etc.
  • Provide administrative, financial oversight and management support to the project.
  • Ensure compliance with contract requirements and contribute to ensuring timely submission of project deliverables.
  • Supervise finance staff.
  • Coordinate the issuance of sub-agreements and subcontracts to project partners and vendors.
  • Issue task orders, as needed.
  • Coordinate, process, and monitor consultant agreements, work orders, and invoices.

Required Experience

  • Sound familiarity and knowledge of USAID policies and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with USAID, host country government Ministries and institutions, bilateral and multilateral organizations, and collaborating partners.
  • Has worked in a senior F&A position with USG contracts.
  • Financial software expertise, including Excel, QuickBooks and Salesforce.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel required up to 20 percent of time, occasionally on short notice.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English are required.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, management, business administration, or a related field with relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience providing financial and administrative support at senior level for large international projects, preferably with USAID health projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex global projects: developing and monitoring budgets and work plans for both global and country activities, issuing sub-agreements and subcontracts; coordinating work orders and consultancy agreements, and ensuring compliance with donor and institutional guidelines and policies.
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented while understanding the need for big picture thinking and problem solving for the long term.

Must have legal authorization to work in Rwanda.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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