Head Operations



JOB TITLE: Head Operations

REPORTING TO: Regional Manager - Finance and Administration

SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Regional Manager Finance and Administration of OHCEA, the Head Operations will manage and oversee AFROHUN operations. S/he ensures compliance with AFROHUN procedures, grant agreement requirements, USAID regulations, and the other donors’ regulations. S/he will undertake the following tasks:

Duties and responsibilities:

• Planning and budgeting for day to day operational effectiveness in conjunction with the relevant project managers.
• Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures.
• Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
▪ Act as human resources focal person overseeing a recruitment of staff and providing an orientation to new employees.
• Ensure that AFROHUN operations policies and procedures are up-to-date and followed by all employees
• Support on activities related to financial management like Institutional budgeting, fundraising/Resource mobilization, controlling payroll and risk management process.
• Administer personnel policies and apply regulations, rules and procedures concerning recruitment, appointment, benefits, and other personnel issues
• Oversees the administrator while managing the logistics and contracts for services with service providers such as travel agents, hotels, translation and interpretation agencies, office suppliers etc.
• Liaison contact for country managers for compliance with the funding agencies’ rules and regulation and OHCEA policies at regional and country offices.
• Responsible for the OHCEA procurement processes and ensure that it is in accordance with USAID/ AFROHUN policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience in donor relationship
• Knowledge of computer applications and financial management
• Ability to work in a team and independently.
• Ability to work under minimum supervision

Education and Experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, commerce, Business Computing or other closely related degree.

• A post-graduate qualification and or experience in finance management shall be an added advantage.

• Training/experience in human resource management.

• At least 3 years of progressive work experience in a busy organization or office setting in an administrative/operations position.

• Able to work effectively in a multi-site organization with a matrix structure, requiring strong communication, organization & negotiation skills.

• Excellent English language skills, both written and oral with practical computer skills and competence with Microsoft office environment.

Please apply by November 22nd 2019. Send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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