Senior HR/Procurement/Operations Manager

EnCompass LLC

EnCompass is a women-owned business offering innovative, customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 1,300 staff and consultants around the globe. We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, diversity, and technical…

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 : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : 8+ Years
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    Job Category HR | People & Culture
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    Job Qualification : PHD
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    Posted Date : Apr 25, 2022

Job Description

EnCompass LLC seeks Senior HR/ Procurement/ Operations Manager candidates for a five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Learning for Development (L4Dev) Activity to be based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The L4Dev Activity will provide USAID/Nepal with strategic and technical monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support to improve performance management and advance Mission learning. The Activity will provide comprehensive MEL services, including capacity strengthening and technical support, to USAID/Nepal and local organizations.

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Senior HR/ Procurement/ Operations Manager will serve as the overall lead for all financial and administrative (F&A) aspects of the project. Potentially managing a small team, they will serve as the lead for accounting, finance, invoicing, procurement and other F&A functions as required by the contract. They will work directly with the Chief of Party to ensure full compliance in accordance with USAID rules and regulations, functioning of financial processes as well as maintaining internal controls for all activities.

The position will be full-time and be based in in Kathmandu, with travel throughout the country. Citizens of Nepal are encouraged to apply.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions include:

  • Maintain oversight of finance, procurement, human resources, and operational activities of the field office
  • Establish procedures for stewardship of financial operations, including accounting/banking, payroll, subcontracting, procurement, etc.
  • Ensure all activities and operations maintain compliance with local laws and USAID rules and regulations
  • May develop, execute, and manage consultant, subcontractor, and vendor agreements, authorize and approve payments to consultants, subcontractors, and vendors
  • May manage local payroll and reporting
  • Develop, analyze, and monitor program budgets; monitor and track obligations and expenditures against budgets
  • Execute all budget and financial tracking and reporting requirements and respond to related inquiries by USAID and the EnCompass Home Office in a timely fashion

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years’ experience; Master’s degree and 6 years’ experience; or PhD and 4 years’ experience managing in roles of increasing responsibility: finance, procurement, accounting, logistics and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of a similar contract size
  • Knowledge of US Government financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly relative to USAID highly desired
  • Knowledge of applicable Nepalese laws and policies on financial and procurement procedures and human resources

Experience and Skills

  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel highly preferred
  • Experience supporting donor funded procurements and subcontracts preferred
  • Previous experience working in USAID-funded programs desirable
  • Experience managing complex relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with USAID/Nepal Mission is preferred
  • Superior skills in English, both written and verbal, required. Proficiency in Nepali greatly preferred.
  • Citizens of Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Please submit CV and cover letter.

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, HIV status, family/marital/parental status, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we work.

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