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Employment at PSI TANZANIA


Description
Title: Deputy Country Representative-Finance & Corporate
Department: East Africa
Based: Dar Es Salaam
Reports: Country Representative

Who we are:
We're Population Services International (PSI), the World's leading non-profit in Social Marketing Organization. We work to make it easier for people in the l[; 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.

Join us!
The Deputy Country Representative - Finance & Corporate Services (OCR - FCS), working under direct supervision of the Country Representative, will be responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Finance (including Grants & Contracts), Supply Chain (Procurement & Warehouse), HR & Administration (incl. ICT, Fleet, Administration) an(l Operations teams. She/he will play a key role in ensuring that all these teams have the required tools, processes and talent to meet their objective of acting as strategic partners to the rest of the organization. She/he is the custodian of accounting and financial process to ensure PSI is compliant with donor and PSI global standards and that the processes are enabling the implementing teams achieve program targets while driving efficiency. In addition, to strong technical knowledge and experience, the OCR - FCS will be a key leader within the organization whose leadership style reflects high Emotional Intelligence (EI) and their ability to lead while nurturing talent in their teams.

Sound like you? Read on.
Your contribution
Strategic leadership role:
• Ensure administrative processes. align with PSI Tanzania Strategic
Objectives and can be accomplished in an efficient manner;
• Design and maintain internal systems that ensure accurate and timely reporting on financial and program performance;
• Consistently demonstrate a leadership style that reflects high EI, nurtures talent and reinforces the fone at the top of the organization.
Budgeting, Financial analysis and donor compliance:
• Lead the annual budgeting process;
• Validate monthly common cost analysis and update cost ratios to ensure each donor bears the correct proportion of common costs
• Track and review departmental budgets in consultation with budget holders and finance team and conduct detailed activity status review and give input to DC and budget holders
• Prepare and track donor budgets. Prepare modifications and Activity realignments as necessary;
• Monitor performance and efficiency of on-going Donor projects by analyzing country/project monthly spend rates and highlighting possible problem areas. Legal and Compliance
• In collaboration with PSI Legal Counsel, minimize legal risk to the organization and engage any legal issues confronting the organization;
• Review and test controls to 'ensure PSI systems are compliant with PSI Global policies, donor requirements, as well as, Tanzanian laws;
• Ensure prompt preparation and submission of statutory returns, donor reports and tax compliance.
Team & Organizational Development
• Supervise and provide leadership to PSI Tanzania's Finance, Supply Chain, and Administration teams;
• Work in close collaboration with the CR and HR ensure teams receive appropriate training programs to continuously improve individual and organizational capacity to take on additional responsibility. Government and Donor Management
• Ensure a understanding of donors administrative and financial requirements before entering any aware and compliance with the same
We're Population Services International (PSI), the World's leading non-profit in Social Marketing Organization. We work to make it easier for people in the l[;
Developing World to be healthy by providing access to products and services I~ 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.
Join us!
The Deputy Country Representative - Finance & Corporate Services (OCR - FCS), working under direct supervision of the Country Representative, will be responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Finance (including Grants & Contracts), Supply Chain (Procurement & Warehouse), HR & Administration (incl. ICT, Fleet, Administration) and Operations teams. She/he will play a key role in ensuring that all these teams have the required tools, processes and talent to meet their objective of acting as strategic partners to the rest of the organization.
She/he is the custodian of accounting and financial process to ensure PSI is compliant with donor and PSI global standards and that the processes are enabling the implementing teams achieve program targets while driving efficiency. In addition, to strong technical knowledge and experience, the
OCR - FCS will be a key leader within the organization whose leadership style reflects high Emotional Intelligence (EI) and their ability to lead while nurturing talent in their teams.

Sound like you? Read on.
Your contribution
Strategic leadership role:
• Ensure administrative processes align with PSI Tanzania Strategic
Objectives and can be accomplished in an efficient manner;
• Design and maintain internal systems that ensure accurate and timely reporting on financial and program performance;
• Consistently demonstrate a leadership style that reflects high EI, nurtures talent and reinforces the fone at the top of the organization.
Technical support, audits and legal
• Review management comments for audit reports and ensure appropriate action taken to correct audit findings.
Financial reporting and policies:
• Establish and/or refine and disseminate policies, systems and practices for effective management, procurement, disbursement and accounting for all financial resources in line with PSI Washington's global accounting policies, funder requirements and local law where required;
Lead monthly review and analysis of financial reports and reconciliations with attention to how resources can be better allocated to achieve program objectives;
Budgeting, Financial analysis and donor compliance:
• Lead the annual budgeting process;
• Validate monthly common cost analysis and update cost ratios to ensure each donor bears the correct proportion of common costs
• Track and review departmental budgets in consultation with budget holders and finance team and conduct detailed activity status review and give input to DC and budget holders
• Prepare and track donor budgets. Prepare modifications and Activity realignments as necessary;
• Monitor performance and efficiency of on-going Donor projects by analyzing country/project monthly spend rates and highlighting possible problem areas. Legal, and Compliance
• In collaboration with PSI Legal Counsel, minimize legal risk to the organization and engage any legal issues confronting the organization;
• Review and test controls to 'ensure PSI systems are compliant with PSI
Global policies, donor requirements, as well as, Tanzanian laws;
• Ensure prompt preparation and submission of statutory returns, donor reports and tax compliance. .
Team & Organizational Development
• Supervise and provide leadership to PSI Tanzania's Finance, Supply
Chain, and Administration teams;
• Work in close collaboration with the CR and HR ensure teams receive appropriate training programs to continuously improve individual and organizational capacity to take on additional responsibility.
Government and Donor Management
• Ensure a understanding of donors administrative and financial requirements before entering any aware and compliance with the same

Application Instructions
.All applications with well typed CV should be addressed to country representative to email address recruitment@psi.or.tz Only Short listed candidate will be contacted 
Deadline 15th April 2017

Source: The Guardian 31 March 2017
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