Operations Director USAID TVCA Project – FHI 360 – Dar es Salaam

In order to achieve development impact and client satisfaction, projects must be implemented within the parameters of the contract. The Operations Director will provide ongoing compliance support to the contractual, subcontracts, and grants under contract administration aspects of the Tanzania USAID TVCA project. These tasks will include the following:

Specific Tasks Of Assignment
Applying and interpreting applicable FAR, AIDAR and other US government and regulations to contract activities
Work with the project field teams and HQ teams to develop contractually compliant tools, processes, standards, and manuals for procurement of goods and services and administrative procedures
In collaboration with project field teams and HQ teams, develop and implement monitoring systems for project administrative and contractual processes
Conducting regular analyses of areas of project risk from a contractual and administrative perspective and proposing risk mitigation strategies
Reviewing, commenting on, and monitoring contract procurement policies and practices at both the HQ and field office
Reviewing all contractually required USAID approval requests
Monitors results of compliance efforts for decreased exposure
Review fixed price and/or cost reimbursement subcontracts and modifications to ensure contractual compliance
Review prime contract modifications, as applicable
Communicate regularly with all staff, including remote sites, to assess award compliance needs
Provide ad hoc contractual guidance, answer compliance and contractual-related questions, and/or review project documents to ensure compliance
Other tasks, as requested.

Knowledge of and experience in interpreting the FAR, AIDAR, 2 CFR 228, ADS, rules and regulations
A minimum of 10 years in experience in implementing USAID contracts, including procurement, contract management
Experience in implementing large complex international development projects with extensive field operations
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant area
Experience managing subcontractors as part of contract service delivery
Experience managing a grants program as part of contract service delivery
Ability to work on own initiative and establish priorities in changing situations
Excellent demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Ability to plan work assignments
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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