Pact is hiring a
Pact is an international nonprofit that works in nearly 40 countries building solutions for human development that are evidence-based, data-driven and owned by the communities we serve. Founded in 1971, Pact works with partners to build resilience, improve accountability, and strengthen knowledge and skills for sustainable social impact.
Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pact’s impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.
Pact seeks an experienced Finance Manager for the anticipated USAID/Ethiopia Sustainable Peace Activity (SPA). SPA will create a platform where USAID/Ethiopia can assist Ethiopian stakeholders to demonstrate greater resilience to prevent and respond to destabilizing manifestations of conflict. SPA will seek to strengthen legitimate structures and processes – including local peacebuilding councils - to effectively and nonviolently manage national, regional, and local level conflict issues; and expand collective awareness, access, and willingness of Ethiopians to utilize nonviolent systems to address grievances and mediate interests without violence. This position is contingent upon award.
The Finance Manager (FM) will provide overall financial, grants, and compliance support for SPA. Reporting to the Chief of Party (COP), the FM is responsible for the overall finance functions of the Activity. The FM ensures transparent administrative, financial, and reporting procedures; effective financial controls; and oversight of grants under contract (GUCs). They are 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 COP, Pact DC, and the Pact Ethiopia Director of Finance and Operation to ensure compliance with all donor regulations and effective and proactive management.