Friday, 8 September 2017

Director of Operations & Finance at Palladium Nigeria

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.Director of Operations & Finance at Palladium Nigeria

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Job Title: Director of Operations and Finance

Location: Abuja

Project Overview And Role
The Director of Operations and Finance is responsible for establishing and maintaining policies and procedures and ensure they are consistent with Palladium's corporate policies and USAID rule and regulations. He/she is responsible for communicating and providing training on these policies and procedures to project staff. He/she is responsible for identifying risks and developing and implementing, in close conjunction with the COP and Palladium's home office management risk mitigation strategies. He/she provides direct oversight of accountants, office managers, and procurement specialists. He/she serves as the primary point of contact for Palladium's home office for all compliance issues related to finance, HR, and procurement.



    Serves as the primary reviewer of the imprest and cash balances to ensure proper recording and reconciliation throughout the month
    Serves as first reviewer of the monthly invoices
    Provides overall management of the imprest
    Provides project finance staff with oversight, training and guidance
    Establish, monitor, and oversee financial operations both in Abuja and in the State offices

    Establish local procurement procedures compliant with USAID regulations and Palladium policies
    Oversee field procurement processes
    Provides guidance and quality assurance on project-specific procurements
    Provides project procurement staff with oversight, training and guidance

Human Resources
    Oversees the onboarding of all CCN staff (activities include determining salary, preparing the contract, and setting up benefits (e.g. insurance), liaises with home office to ensure USAID approvals
    Establishes and maintains the salary scale, in line with USAID guidance
    Organizes and oversees the performance review process
    Oversees leave tracking for CNN staff

    Candidate should have significant experience in USAID operations and Palladium policies and procedures
    Minimum of six years of experience in project management, including financial, procurement, and HR management
    Project management and operations experience on multi-year, donor-funded projects
    Demonstrated organizational, writing and communication skills
    Minimum Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in a related field

How to apply
Interested candidates should;

Application Deadline Date
11th September, 2017


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