Financial and Administrative Manager

CAMRIS International, United States

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
12th October, 2017

Job Description

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today's most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

CAMRIS is currently seeking a Financial and Administrative Manager for the anticipated Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) cooperative agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development. The goal of the STAR program is to improve the effectiveness of global health programs worldwide by developing and strengthening the capacity of global health professionals. The primary focus of the STAR program is strengthen the technical and analytic professional cadre of human resources for global health by partnering with organizations of higher learning, development, and/or health professional associations.


  • Provide day-to-day financial management support and leadership for the program.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage the contractual and financial systems of the program.
  • Ensure compliance and consistency with policies and procedures, as well as compliance with the terms and conditions of the STAR contract.
  • Maintain records and accounts of daily transactions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of files and supporting documentation to serve as evidence of transactions.
  • Oversee all financial and project accounting and reporting, and prepare and submit reports in a timely manner.


  • Master's degree in business administration, finance, or a related field.
  • At least seven years of previous experience providing financial and administrative management oversight for international development organizations with similar complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide range of institutions that provide technical leadership and direction for programs, including academic institutions, host-country governments, US government, and/or program implementers.
  • Broad management expertise and experience in setting up administrative and financial systems. Extensive experience in financial management and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and broad financial and management expertise and experience. Some experience with management and administration of donor-supported health programs is highly desirable.
  • Well-versed in USAID regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Excellent leadership, management, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong cross-cultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.


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