Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 99676-en_US
We are seeking a Financial Manager who will understand, develop, and oversee all facets of procurement, ensuring compliance and providing technical guidance and oversight of the procurement function to all levels of CCP staff and management. Will lead and support the entire procurement process for goods and services with varying levels of complexity, including consultant contracts, vendor contracts, sub awards, and service agreements. Will design and optimize procurement processes, resources, and training throughout the agency, including pre-planning and troubleshooting guidance. Will lead and collaborate with all organizational teams and staff to improve procurement efficiency, effectiveness, and knowledge management.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Oversees organization-wide procurement functions.
- Supervises the newly formed procurement team.
- Reviews and provides feedback to Procurement team on all procurement packages and documentation submissions.
- Serves as the go-to-procurement-expert for all CCP staff, including finance, senior management, programs, research, and field staff.
- Ensures compliance with USAID, federal, private donor and JHU procurement policies and procedures.
- Interprets USAID, federal, and other donor regulations; creates and refines CCP procurement policies in conjunction with senior management; provides detailed analysis and innovation solutions to address complex situations.
- Designs and manages systems to ensure that procurement functions are efficiently and effectively performed to maximize organizational and program success.
- Provides reports and metrics to manage procurement workflow, and team member productivity.
- Designs and provides training to team, and program and field staff to build procurement capacity and expertise throughout the agency.
- Maintains ongoing updates and clear communications on procurements, including regular auditing and reporting to senior management, finance team, program staff and field teams.
- Oversees the document management system to ensure completeness and accuracy; designs and refines system as needed.
- Leads or assists with procurement negotiations including providing guidance on contract terms and conditions.
- Reviews and approves procurement obligations, when appropriate, and supports CCP staff, as needed, when engaging with legal counsel.
- Other duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Ability to pursue, adapt, lead change, and demonstrate flexibility in a busy work environment
- Demonstrated success as a patient, practical problem solver and confident decision-maker
- Impeccably organized, self-motivated, and able to respond to and manage several major activities simultaneously
- Ability to work with and support a wide variety of staff and positions across the agency
- Motivated and engaged leader/learner who can build, direct, and encourage a team
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proficient use of Microsoft Office, databases, and related workflow software
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
- Procurement Management Certification beneficial
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
- Five years related financial/accounting and financial management experience, e.g., planning, directing, monitoring, organizing, and controlling the monetary resources of a department, center, or unit.
- Experience as subject matter expert in procurement with expert knowledge of procurement standards and functions.
- Experience developing and standardizing operations.
- Additional education(master's in a related field) may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
- USAID-specific experience preferred (i.e. 2 CFR 200; 2 CFR 700 standards).
- International development experience and knowledge of JHU policies and procedures are beneficial.
- Procurement Management Certification beneficial.
Classified Title: Financial Manager
Starting Salary Range: $71,230-$97,880 Annually (Commensurate with expereince)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at 111 Market Place
Department name: Ctr for Communication Programs CCP
Personnel area: School of Public Health
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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