Institute of Human Virology (IHV)

Director (Finance & Administration – USAID Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Adolescent Girls and Young Women Activity)

Institute of Human Virology (IHV)

Job Description

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 500 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives. Further details about the organization can be found at:

Today, IMA offers extensive expertise in managing and implementing highly successful and complex donor-funded programs in nutrition, maternal and Child Health, health systems strengthening (HSS), malaria, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). IMA has managed an average of $100 million annually over the last four fiscal years, through grants and contracts from FCDO, USAID, BHA, CDC, World Bank, the Global Fund, UNDP, MCC, and private donors.

About the Job: IMA World Health is seeking a Director, Finance & Administration (DFA) to lead the anticipated an anticipated 5-year $25M USAID-funded orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) activity. The project will work to prevent new HIV infections and optimize outcomes for those living with HIV by fostering resilience among high-risk children, youth, and their caregivers in high-burden counties in South Sudan. Interventions will be delivered at three levels to achieve all outcomes: (i) strengthened capacity of most vulnerable households to provide Basic Needs for their children and other family members; (ii) improved retention in care, treatment adherence, and viral load suppression for children and adolescents living with HIV; (iii) reduced incidence of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women; (iv) decreased experiences of sexual, physical, and emotional violence among children, adolescent girls, and young women.

The DFA will manage the finance activities of the project; supervise procurement, finance, human resources, and administrative staff; and ensure that adequate and appropriate internal controls are in place in compliance with USAID policies and procedures to meet generally recognized accounting standards. S/he will develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and systems for administration and financial support services and Human Resource management.

The position will be based in Juba, South Sudan and will report to the Chief of Party. Actual hiring is contingent upon signed agreement and USAID approval. South Sudanese nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of program financial management and operations, including financial and accounting systems implementation; forecasting; budgeting; procurement; payroll expenditure tracking; and financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with the COP, Country Financial Officer, and IMA Headquarters in the development of program financial, accounting, procurement, and HR systems, including policies and procedures, in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and IMA policies.
  • Develop program budgets; oversee effective budget planning; develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting processes to meet project financial management, forecasting, and reporting requirements.
  • Supervise project financial staff; institute staff development plans for training and Capacity Development; oversee staff recruitment.
  • Ensure continual review of internal controls, communications, risk assessments and maintenance of documentation.
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports to HQ and USAID as required.
  • Ensure that sub-recipients, sub-grants and local consultancy documents and procedures are completed in a timely and correct manner and comply with LWR & IMA and USAID policies and regulations.
  • Support and monitor local partners and sub-recipients to ensure sound financial management, operations, and compliance; contribute to Capacity Building of local partners in administration and financial management.
  • Oversee all program human resources management, policies, and procedures; oversee local staff recruitment processes, including participating in interviews (as needed) and salary negotiations, and in preparing employment contracts.


  • Minimum of a Master's degree (or international equivalent) in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field; additional accounting certification preferred, e.g., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), etc.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible administrative and financial management experience on large, complex, donor-funded international development projects, including financial and accounting systems development, financial monitoring, budget development, procurement, operations and logistics, IT, and HR management and administration.
  • Minimum of 6 years of leadership/supervisory experience managing finance, accounting, operations, and administrative staff and teams. Experience strengthening the organizational capacity of host country institutions is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Substantial experience in financial management of consortia of local implementing partners.
  • Extensive experience in financial management of USAID-funded projects of similar scope and size (cooperative agreements and/or contracts); strong understanding of USG compliance rules and regulations (including FAR and AIDAR acquisition regulations) and Cost Accounting Standards; demonstrated experience with USAID/USG financial reporting requirements.
  • Experience overseeing project operations, procurement, and logistics; extensive experience in the development and management of large project budgets.
  • Experience overseeing management of sub-grants and sub-contracts.
  • Experience working in South Sudan or experience working in fragile or unstable, non-permissive environments highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial accounting software, including USAID financial dashboards (DATIM, DevResults, etc.) and related financial management software and applications; high degree of proficiency in relevant software packages such as Adobe, MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, versatility, and integrity; excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communications skills; demonstrated supervisory skills and ability to work well as a member of a team.
  • Professional level fluency in English, both oral and written. Working knowledge of local South Sudanese languages is a plus.

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