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Finance & Administration Director

Date Posted: May 16, 2021

Job Description

Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Early Grade Reading (EGR) project based in Malawi. The project aims to improve literacy learning outcomes in primary schools nationwide.

All positions will be based in Lilongwe and are contingent upon project award to Abt Associates.

Position: Finance & Aadministration Director

The F&A Director is responsible for the primary oversight and in-country leadership of all financial reporting, human resources and administrative operations through the life of the program. In particular, s/he will oversee financial operations for the program; conduct continual reporting to ensure the financial health of the program and the correct usage of funds.


  • Candidates must have a Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other relevant field and at least 10 years of experience in financial analysis, financial reporting, cash flow analysis, budget development and forecasting on donor-funded projects or a Bachelor’s degree and at least 12 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience as a Finance Director of multi-million dollar USAID projects required;

How to apply

Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to:


Please include the position title and “Malawi EGR” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is Friday, 29 May, 2021.

Malawi nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits

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