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Deputy Operations Manager Job in Democratic Republic of the Congo

IMA World Health (IMA) is a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services and supplies to vulnerable and marginalized people. Since its founding in 1960, IMA has evolved into a strong public health organization specializing in health systems strengthening, disease mitigation, and capacity building in partnership with its Member agencies, local and international organizations, governments, foundations, and the private sector. With a focus on creating sustainable long-term solutions and empowering community and health care professionals for improved service delivery, IMA is a faith-based organization (FBO) that harnesses the significant role that FBOs play in the health sector in developing countries. IMA is the largest ecumenical, international health organization based in the US. IMA has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the 20 most efficient Top 200 Charities as well as received Charity Navigator’s highest rating for efficiency for the past five consecutive years.
Job Summary: This position is responsible to support the Operations Manager (DRCongo) to facilitate grants management in the Democratic Republic of Congo and ensure adherence to standard contracting and grants oversight to the expectation of the donor agency.
Essential Functions:
  1. Assist and support matters related to financial transactions, contractual budgets, accounting of funds and reconciliation of accounts and subcontracting agreements.
  2. Assist Operations Manager (DR Congo) with capacity building of national staff in matters related to accounting and financial management.
  3. Serve as co-signature on bank accounts in the DRC when requested.
  4. Assist the Operations Manager (DR Congo) with the preparation of audits associated with projects.
  5. Assist the Operations Manager (DR Congo) with the elaboration of budgets with partners and funding agencies.
  6. Assist the Operations Manager (DR Congo) with providing financial oversight for projects in the DRC.
  7. Travel to remote locations through Congo required several times per year.
Qualifications (Required):
  1. Advanced degree in business or related field.
  2. Minimum 2-3 years experience working in a developing country.
  3. Minimum 2-3 years experience in grant management or program oversight.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Fluent in French, written and oral.
  6. Ability to interrelate with a wide range of stakeholders (donors, implementing partners, national workers, and service population).
  7. Strong computer and accounting skills particularly word, excel, database, and accounting programs.
  8. Cultural sensitivity and cross-cultural adaptation.
  9. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
FT position with excellent benefits. EOE. Please apply online through the Careers Page of our website: .

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