Tetra Tech International Development (www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) candidates for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded project in Uzbekistan.
The goal of this activity is to promote transparent, responsive, and effective Local Government in Uzbekistan in line with the priorities of the Government of Uzbekistan. This position will be full-time and based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Key areas of intervention will include:
*Development of a national decentralization strategy that lays out a vision for decentralization and roadmap for implementation.
*Improvement of the legal framework including aligning procedural, administrative, fiscal, and financial laws with decentralization laws and policies.
*Capacity Building of local government bodies to provide services that meet citizen needs in a limited number of pilot local governments.
*Citizen engagement and interaction with their local representatives, including raising awareness on structure and functions of local governments and mechanisms for greater local government engagement with media, bloggers, activists in a limited number of pilot local governments.
The successful candidate will demonstrate effective and proven experience on programs of similar size and complexity in Uzbekistan. Additionally, she/he should possess:
*Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, finance, accounting, or another relevant field;
*****Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in Financial Management and administration, grants experience preferred;
*Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related to accounting, payroll, procurement, subcontracts, and/or logistical support services;
*Demonstrated experience providing contractual and financial oversight to USAID or other donor-funded projects of similar size and complexity;
*Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment;
*Detail oriented, and ability to prioritize tasks and support Program Implementation while ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols;
*Accounting/audit certifications highly preferred;
*Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and experience with QuickBooks required;
*Fluency in Uzbek and professional proficiency in English is required.
How to apply
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.
Apply on-line at: https://bit.ly/DAFUzbekistanLGA
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.
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