The Deputy Country Representative (DCR) will oversee all aspects of ACMS, in close coordination with the CR. The DCR will focus on financial and internal controls, risk reduction, coordination of finance and program functions and program delivery. The DCR will assist in representing PSI to government, key stakeholders and donors; supervise staff; ensure contract compliance; manage financial, administrative and logistical resources; prepare, monitor and oversee budgets, marketing plans and work plans.
We are looking for a Deputy Country Representative (DCR) based in Yaounde, Cameroon to assist the CR in assuring quality programmatic and financial management. The DCR should have significant management and international experience with international donors, an interest in private sector approaches to development, French language skills, and be capable of managing a diverse staff. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead finance and program teams and to maintain excellent partnerships with donors, the government and other key stakeholders. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering results in multi-million-dollar field offices and fast paced environments under challenging conditions. ACMS’ program is highly impactful and highly rewarding for those who thrive when given a management challenge. The DCR will report to the Country Representative, PSI/ACMS.
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The DCR will assume strategic, programmatic and operational management and oversight of ACMS in coordination with the CR. The DCR will be responsible for achieving a high level of project performance while assuring compliance with regulations across a range of donors, applying financial/administrative best practices. Specific tasks are:
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s values:
You get things done. You have experience managing International Prime Awards and/or Subawards in a developing country. You know how to “just get it done” while navigating the demands of ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions, including financial, programmatic and contractual deliverables, in a challenging work environment.
Problem solver. You have a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments, cultures and languages, as well as think out of the box to creatively and efficiently solve complex problems.
A connector. You have experience working with Ministries of Health, community-based and international organizations, and global health donors. You are a team player and a leader and have strong interpersonal skills that allow you to effectively interact with all players within the project life cycle.
Capacity-builder. You are passionate about building national ownership of programs and implementation, and will strive to build the capacity of both internal staff and partners, where applicable, to advance this objective.