Finance and Administration Manager

World Education

World Education, an international NGO working with disadvantaged communities and vulnerable populations, seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for the following positions for an upcoming 2-year inclusive education project. World Education seeks candidates to build a dynamic team to develop inclusive education approaches that use Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Education Technology (EdTech) implementation strategies to improve learning outcomes…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 7+ Years
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    Job Category Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Apr 17, 2022

Job Description

Founded in 1951, World Education, Inc. (WEI) seeks to improve the lives of marginalized children, families, and communities in over 25 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States through initiatives that link education to health, economic, social, and civic development. Our programs are implemented hand-in-hand with a network of more than 100 national and local community organizations, as well as host country governments.

World Education currently seeks candidates for a number of roles for an anticipated USAID project in Nepal, based in Kathmandu. The USAID Equity & Inclusion in Education project will support the Government of Nepal in reducing out of school children (Grade 6-10) and improving learning outcomes for marginalized students. It will provide targeted support to municipalities to implement evidence-based interventions that are driven by the local context in agreed upon provinces of either Province 2, Sudurpaschim, and/or Karnali. Areas of focus include: decreasing financial barriers to education, increase use of targeted non-formal education, increasing enrollment in early childhood education, increasing relevance of education; improving equitable teaching practices, and supporting schools to implement prioritized minimum enabling conditions. The anticipated duration is 5 years and anticipated budget is $10-$25 million.

This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval. The USAID Equity & Inclusion in Education project is forecasted to start in September 2022, with the solicitation released in April 2022. We encourage candidates to apply early.


The Finance and Administration Manager will provide oversight for budget preparation, financial management and tracking, subgrant management, staffing and HR management, general operations, and overall compliance with USAID rules and regulations. The Finance and Administration Manager will work closely with the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Nepal Country Office leadership and World Education home office (USA) to ensure on-budget, compliant implementation of the project.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in financial, human resources, operations and administrative management of large international development experience; including at least 4 years’ experience with supervisory/management responsibility for the above areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience managing large teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of U.S. Government financial management rules and regulations
  • Proven experience developing, implementing and monitoring systems and processes to ensure strong budget management, compliance, and subgrant management
  • Ability to coordinate closely with technical team, partners, and colleagues
  • Strong English communication skills (oral and written) and fluent Nepali
  • Candidates from marginalized backgrounds encouraged to apply
  • Must be eligible to work in Nepal

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 04/30/2022.