Pact seeks a Finance Director for the USAID-funded Strengthening Youth and Women’s Civic Participation Project. The Project aims to increase collaboration, sustainability, and resilience of civil society and independent media to advance the inclusion, participation and leadership of youth and women in Sudan. The activity will apply locally led, problem-driven, adaptive approaches. This program will be starting Y2 of an anticipated five-year activity, with a dramatic shift in the operating context since the program startup in Khartoum in October 2o22. This position will support Sudan programming from a program office in Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel in the East Africa region.
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Finance Director is responsible for overall project financial operations. S/he has oversight of project finance and accounting functions; internal control systems and procedures; and forecasting and realigning project budgets. The Finance Director is responsible for training and mentoring staff on policies and procedures, donor regulations, new systems, and financial best practices, as well as working closely with the country office staff and DC personnel to ensure compliance with all donor regulations and effective and proactive management.
Administrative/ Operational Management