USAID Senior Operations Manager Jobs in Ghana

USAID Senior Operations Manager Jobs in Ghana

Position Description

  • EnCompass seeks (Senior) Operations Manager candidates for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) program in Ghana. This anticipated project will provide USAID/Ghana with services focused on supporting and facilitating USAID’s capacity to utilize MEL approaches in service of improving development outcomes, and on strengthening the organizational capacity of USAID/Ghana’s strategic partners.

    Position Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain oversight of finance, procurement, human resources, and operational activities of the field office.

    • Establish procedures for stewardship of financial operations, including accounting /banking, payroll, subcontracting, procurement, etc.

    • Ensure all activities and operations maintain compliance with local laws and USAID rules and regulations.

    • May develop, execute, and manage consultant, subcontractor, and vendor agreements, authorize and approve payments to consultants, subcontractors, and vendors.

    • May manage local payroll and reporting.

    • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets.

    • Execute all budget and financial tracking and reporting requirements and respond to related inquiries by USAID and the EnCompass Home Office in a timely fashion.


    • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related discipline; a graduate degree is preferred.

    • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience managing, in roles of increasing
    responsibility: finance, procurement, accounting, logistics and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of a similar contract size.

    • Knowledge of US Government financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly relative to USAID highly desired.

    • Knowledge of applicable Ghanaian laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures and human resources.

    Experience and Skills

    • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel highly preferred.

    • Experience supporting donor funded procurements and subcontracts preferred.

    • Previous experience working in USAID-funded programs desirable.

    • Experience managing complex relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

    • Familiarity with USAID/Ghana Mission is preferred.

    • Superior skills in English, both written and verbal, required.

    • Ghanaian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Experience in Months: 96

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; USAID Senior Operations Manager Jobs in Ghana

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