Botswana: Finance and administration manager

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Botswana
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Chemonics seeks a finance and administration manager for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program: Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Botswana. The program is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries' management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. Local Batswana citizens are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the program's finances, including preparation and submission of wire transfer requests, processing payments and reconciliations for vendors, and processing payroll and staff expense reports
  • Enter expenses into the accounting system and provide supporting documentation
  • Prepare and maintain all project financial reporting for the government of Botswana authorities, ensuring all transactions and program activities adhere to the government regulations of USAID and Botswana
  • Assist with procurements, including drafting and releasing tenders, evaluating and selecting vendors, and maintaining all relevant documentation in the project files
  • Manage project inventory, including maintaining trackers, ensuring all property is appropriately labeled, conducting quarterly inventory checks, and preparing documentation for property disposition
  • Ensure compliance with U.S. government regulations, Chemonics' corporate policies, laws of Botswana, and any supplemental policies developed specifically for the program


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance preferred, but not required
  • International project management experience, including managing field-office finance systems preferred
  • Experience working on USAID or donor-funded programs required
  • Experience in bookkeeping and accounting required
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Proficiency in English required

How to apply:

Please submit an electronic version of your CV and cover letter to by March 31, 2017. Please include "Finance and Administration Manager" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.