Director of Finance and Operation

Chemonics International

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Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, DC., seeks professionals for USAID’s anticipated multi-year health program in Nigeria; the Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP).


Job Description

  • Chemonics seeks a director of finance and operations for an anticipated multiyear USAID health project in Nigeria. SHARP Nigeria aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of high-impact, evidence-based HIV/AIDS interventions.
  • The project will focus on governance, access to, and demand for HIV/AIDS and TB services. It will support efficient HIV case identification and linkage to care and treatment; enrollment of patients on HIV/AIDS therapy with adequate adherence and minimal loss to follow-up; successful suppression of HIV viral loads; specialized services that attract key populations; and increased capacity of the Nigerian government to expand, oversee, and finance HIV/AIDS and TB services.
  • We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.



  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting and accounting
  • Liaise with the Nigerian government, stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors
  • Write and contribute to project reports and other deliverables



  • Master's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management of large, complex projects with a minimum of eight years in the field of international development
  • Experience managing USAID or other donor-funded development programs preferred; familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and managing large budgets
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contract reporting requirements of the US government, particularly the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Experience in Western Africa preferred
  • Nigerian nationals highly encouraged to apply
  • Fluency in English required

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Chemonics International

Job Level

Executive (Director/CEO/CFO/COO)




Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years

Application Deadline