Operations Manager

US
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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 an Operations Manager to provide support to USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The objective of the Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee/manage all operations including but not limited to administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial, and property.
  • Ensure that program implementation is in accordance with USAID regulations and procedures and the specifications determined in the SOW.
  • Monitor grantee worthiness, ensuring that all procurement processes are perceived as transparent by beneficiary communities, assuring fair and transparent procurement processes, reviewing financial management, and monitoring grant implementation. S/he will assure that the most reasonable, fair, expeditious, and appropriate procurement choices were made pursuant to the Contractor‘s procurement processes and SWIFT Activity Manual.
  • Supervise the day-to-day field presence in the areas of operations (including the project's facilities such as office space, equipment and project vehicles), administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting and financial accounting.
  • Serve as acting as the Chief of Party when s/he is absent from the program.
  • Supervise the daily financial operations of the contract, which include cash flow management, time sheet recording, reporting to USAID/OTI on the financial aspects of the project, and daily monitoring of obligations, budgets, and expenditures. Ensure continuous liquidity for the project.
  • Handle all human resource issues; supervise the day-to-day implementation of all grants made under the program; and investigate and identify new ways of achieving project efficiencies.

Qualifications

  • At least three to five years of experience working on donor-funded projects in a related role and with some demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience with USAID.
  • Experience with grants or small grants under contract preferred.
  • Prior work experience in security challenged environments.
  • Fluent in USAID's policies and procedures in regards to financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems, and grants management.
  • Complete fluency in written and oral English is an essential qualification for the Operations Manager.

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