Operations Team Lead(OTL) at International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) 70 views0 applications


International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment & economic development and crisis, conflict & governance.

Position summary

Site Improvement through Monitoring System(SIMS)/Operations Team Lead (OTL) will be responsible for overseeing the Program’s administrative and management support services, activities, and personnel and will play an integral role in logistical coordination, schedule management, and ensuring equipment needs in day-to day operations. Technically he/she will be working closely with Evaluation Services and Program Support(ESPS) Finance Manager. This is a one year employement starting mid December 2016 based in Kenya, Nairobi and will require 25% traveling within the country. Kenyan citizen are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Support implementing procedures relating to recruiting, hiring and HR management and accounting and financial management;
  • In liaison with Regional Managers will conduct performance appraisal for the regional administrative and support staff;
  • Implement procedures relating to travel and security;
  • Maintain accounting and finance records in accordance with USAID regulations and ensure project expenditures are within established budget parameters;
  • Identify systems and process enhancements to improve the efficiency and productivity of field teams;
  • Play an integral role in logistical coordination and schedule management for regional teams;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports as required and confirm completion of corresponding documentation;
  • Supervise and manage personnel on the administrative and operational support team at regional level;
  • Participate in regular management meetings with IBTCI-ESPS staff as needed;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Required skills/Experience/Education

  1. Two years undergraduate degree, a Junior college or similar degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Finance or related field;
  2. Must have at least seven years’ progressive experience working in Kenya and/or other developing country contexts;
  3. Demonstrate technical and management expertise in the field of public health;
  4. Previous operations experience managing USAID activities in Kenya, particularly acquisition, is an asset;
  5. Excellent verbal and written skills as well good organizational and team skills;
  6. Experience working with the MoH and private health facilities desirable;
  7. Experience with Ms. Office packages, QuickBooks desirable;
  8. High level of accuracy and attention to detail

How to apply: Please submit all application materials at https://careers2-ibtci.icims.com

  • No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

 Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical corporate office environment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift up to twenty five pounds.

No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We are an E-verify employer.

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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. business, was incorporated in 1987 to support and facilitate economic and industrial development. Initially, our services were directed toward improving the operational efficiency and management of public and private sector enterprises. As the firm grew, we began managing larger scale projects and indefinite quantity contracts involving both technical assistance and training activities.

Today, IBTCI remains focused on meeting the development assistance needs of emerging markets and developing countries by offering exceptional functional expertise, regional experience, and a commitment to excellence.

IBTCI has worked in over 100 countries and led more than 200 projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and institutions such as the African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Union (EU), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Department for International Development United Kingdom (DFID), the FIRST Initiative (FIRST), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Bank (WB).

We are headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with project offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Near East, and the Caribbean.

IBTCI adheres to a management philosophy that emphasizes the participation of a select staff that is dedicated to achieving project goals in the most quality conscious and cost-effective manner possible. In addition to utilizing past experience and lessons learned, we take each country's regulatory and legal environment, cultural heritage, and business practices into account in order to develop targeted work plans and methodologies for each project.

To help sustain reform initiatives, IBTCI emphasizes the transference of knowledge to client counterparts. We recognize the importance of sustainable development to the greatest extent possible. We strive to leave lasting impacts and frameworks to enable host countries to carry on reforms long after the completion of a project and the departure of our technical team.

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