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Job Req ID:  102656

Director, Global Program Finance

Working with Jhpiego’s Chief Operating & Finance Officer (COFO) and Jhpiego’s Senior Leadership, the Senior Director, Compliance will be responsible for assuring international program compliance with applicable policies, guidelines, regulations, and procedures.

The Senior Director, Compliance is accountable for identifying risks that hinder the achievement of Jhpiego’s strategic and program objectives, developing standardized approaches to a reduced risk profile in each country, and leads communications on all fraud-related issues. Additionally, this position will participate in the annual risk assessment process under the direction of the COFO and, in partnership with Global Program Operations and other finance leadership, develops strategies and action plans that strengthen Jhpiego’s internal controls and compliance capacity.

Other responsibilities include providing guidance, training, and compliance oversight in the areas of procurement, subrecipient monitoring, financial management, and other operational areas as needed. The Senior Director, Compliance also works closely with Country Directors and their teams including finance and administrative and human resources staff to ensure compliance with Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins University, and donor regulations.


  • Effective communicator and ability to explain the organization’s direction and motivate others with strong, honest leadership
  • Excellent general management skills particularly in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Comfortable with a team approach to management and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaborative with other leadership team members, finance and program staff and external partners, and financial sponsors in a complex, high-performing organization, make timely strategic decisions, and obtain effective buy-in from colleagues and staff
  • Demonstrates a leadership and management style that works in cooperation with others who represent a wide range of interests and needs
  • Experience in the development of finance and accounting policies, procedures, and systems
  • Proven management skills with a successful track record of mentoring and staff development
  • Significant knowledge and experience with OMB Circulars, the CFRs, and the FAR
  • Knowledge of US government cost principles, GAAP, and grant/contract management
  • Sound understanding of management information systems requirements and connectivity issues in an international environment
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID collaborative agreements and grants contract administration and accounting requirements

Minimum Qualifications
  • BA in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field
  • 15+ years of experience managing international development financial operations
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time