University Research Company (URC)
Posted Job
over 4 years ago

Director of Finance and Administration – Proposal

University Research Co., LLC (URC) & Center for Human Services (CHS). University Research Co., LLC (URC). URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission ( & Project

URC seeks technical experts for the anticipated multi-year USAID-funded Evidence for Health project in Zambia.

This project aims to strengthen the national Health Management Information System (HMIS) owned and managed by the Government of Zambia’s Ministry of Health, improve monitoring, evaluation and research capacities within key government and non-governmental partners and expand the evidence base for existing approached to health programming in malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health and HIV.

Director of Finance and Administration

Hours: Full-time

Location: Zambia

Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications

Reports to: Chief of Party


URC is currently seeking a qualified Director of Finance and Administration to provide financial and administrative oversight and direction for Evidence for Health who will:

Oversee and lead all administrative, logistical and financial management for project

Ensure that all USAID financial management and reporting requirements are met

Responsible for budgeting process, procurement, inventory, and forecasting

Work with COP to ensure efficient functioning of financial processes and maintain adequate internal control

Liaise with other key technical personnel and local staff to ensure smooth financial processes are upheld


Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business, finance, etc.).

Seven 7-10 years of experience in finance.

Significant experience with USG and USAID financial procedures, rules and regulations.

At least 3 years of experience supervising a finance team.

Please note: these positions are contingent upon securing award.

How to apply

Eligible persons should forward their applications, qualifications and CV’s to the link below: