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Finance and Administration Director

About Kaizen

The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.

We leverage existing knowledge, technology, and new media, and local peer networks to support local reforms. Since our inception, we have provided support to more than 100 government, private-sector, and non-profit organizations in markets worldwide. We have created solutions that achieve outcomes across a broad range of sectors including education, governance, economic growth, environment and water, energy, and global law enforcement.

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is recruiting a Finance & Administration Director to support a five-year USAID-funded project in Pakistan. The Director will maintain all administrative and financial records for the project and prepare reports in compliance with USAID and Kaizen policies. S/he will also perform other duties as assigned.

The Finance & Administration Director will be responsible for the financial and procurement aspect of the program to ensure it meets all USAID and U.S. government requirements in funds accountability. S/he will establish and manage financial and procurement systems and a set of protocols that enable transparency, accountability, and accuracy. S/he will negotiate agreements with sub-grantees and subcontractors and undertake all the necessary financial administration of sub-grants and sub-contracts. S/he will provide training, as necessary, for staff and partners in aspects related to financial systems, protocols and policies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or procurement required. Master’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing financial and procurement policies of development projects in developing or transition countries
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID project cycle, agency policies, regulations reporting requirements for financial management and procurement
  • Knowledge of applicable Pakistani laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures
  • Eligibility to work in Pakistan
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