Careers: Finance & Administration Director

Careers: Finance & Administration Director

Organization: LifeNet International
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Member of: Senior Leadership Team
Reports to: President
Issue Area: Health Systems Strengthening

Finance & Administration Director

LifeNet International is seeking a Finance & Administration Director to help support the organizational vision of transforming African healthcare and saving lives. LifeNet has impacted over 13 million healthcare patient visits in Burundi, DRC, Uganda, and Malawi. With a proven model and lifesaving impact, LifeNet is pursuing aggressive growth goals in order to improve health outcomes for a greater number of people in sub-Saharan Africa. This vision includes growing LifeNet’s revenue from $3.7M in 2020 to $10M in 2023, which will enable our country program teams to improve 10 million patient visits annually in 10 countries by the end of 2023. The Finance and Administration Director (F&A Director) is a key member of the LifeNet team to make this vision a reality.

The F&A Director supports efforts to achieve the organization’s growth and impact goals by leading and managing effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. The ideal candidate has “final responsibility” experience for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function.

The main areas of responsibility are producing accurate financial budgets and statements, managing income and expenses for acceptable margin, complying with donor requirements, and minimizing financial and organizational risk. In addition, this position participates in strategic planning, production of grant proposals and reports, and oversees human resources, IT, facilities, contracts, and compliance. The F&A Director reports directly to the President and collaborates closely with the Vice President of Programs, the Vice President of Advancement, and LifeNet Country Office Finance Directors/Managers. The F&A Director provides matrixed supervision to an Administrative Associate based in LifeNet’s Washington DC Office and a Financial Management Consultant based in southern Africa. The position is full-time and is based in LifeNet’s Washington, DC office.

Job Description

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To Apply

Your application must consist of a cover letter, your curriculum vitae/résumé, and contact information for three references. Please submit all applications via email to with the subject line: “Finance and Administration Director”