PSI Director of Administration and Finance Jobs in South Sudan

PSI Director of Administration and Finance Jobs in South Sudan

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.


  • Contribute to the strategic vision of PSI/South Sudan, collaborate with senior management team to ensure strong internal controls and financial management processes are implemented in line with PSI and Donor requirements across PSI South Sudan
  • Manage and strengthen the staff & systems for PSI South Sudan’s Administration and Finance functions; comprising of Sub-grants financial management, Financial Accounting, Inventory Control & Accounting, Payroll, Asset Control & Accounting and general Office Administration.
  • Lead and coordinate PSI South Sudan’s annual budget development process; develop, manage, analyze and track the Finance & Administration budget including the overall common direct costs budget for PSI South Sudan.
  • Lead and coordinate the breakdown of project budgets across departments to drive budget ownership across PSI South Sudan; Operationalization and realignments of PSI South Sudan’s projects budgets in general.
  • Lead and coordinate the review of PSI South Sudan’s projects financial performance by conducting, together with project managers, monthly project financial review & analysis meetings. Also ensuring close collaboration and communication with PSI Washington
  • Drive timely, documented and effective sub-grants financial management, financial performance review and capacity building
  • Adopt, disseminate, operationalize and ensure compliance with PSI Global finance and compliance policies & procedures (e.g. SOPs, SR management tools), Donor rules & regulations and respective laws of South Sudan (e.g. taxation laws & other statutory requirements). Also coordinate and escalate to PSI Washington’s Field Finance Support team where potential conflicts are identified or where training & support is needed.
  • Provide finance technical support and advice to the Country Representative and Program Staff.
    Lead overall organization’s accurate, timely and useful financial reporting.
  • Ensure cash availability to run projects and for coordinating forecasting efforts thereon
    Support users and oversee the performance of QuickBooks Enterprise as business financial processes leader.
  • Provide regular costing and cost analysis of PSI Activities in bid to provide information to influence cost efficiency in program implementation.
  • Ensure adequate insurance cover on organizations assets and other
    resources (Cash, inventory etc)
  • Ensure effective control/tracking of PSI and its Donor’s physical assets & inventory plus maintenance of accurate records for the same
  • Ensure timely engagement of external auditors, preparation, management and successful conclusion of all auditing activities (internal, external, donor, LFA etc) at PSI South Sudan and PSI/HQ; Including ensuring that management comments are addressed, and recommendations are implemented.
  • In coordination with HR Unit, oversee accurate and timely payroll generation.
  • Liaison and contact person for all financial matters between PSI South Sudan and PSI HQ or Donors including coordination with both PSI Washington Finance and PSI Washington Global Fund Management Unit.


  • Degree in Finance/Accounting or a professional qualification in accounting (e.g. CPA/ ACCA)
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible positions in a large-scale, non-profit or commercial environment
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated leadership working in with a large INGO finance and operations team in a challenging operating environment will be an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of funder regulations, including Global Fund, DFID and USAID.
  • Experience with ERP systems and Strong working knowledge of spreadsheets required. Knowledge of QuickBooks Enterprise will be an added advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
    References will be required
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

    The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt
  • [Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th November, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; PSI Director of Administration and Finance Jobs in South Sudan

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