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DevWorks’ mission is to support people around the world to pursue opportunities for equitable social and economic growth to create stronger, more resilient communities. DevWorks builds on 10 years of experience implementing high-quality donor-funded projects in 19 countries across Central and South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia.

DevWorks hiring and recruitment practices are based on commitment, flexibility, and integrity. We support our staff’s growth professionally and personally.

Health Integration (HI) Manager – Nepal

Vacancy Announcement

The USAID-funded Nepal Health and Hygiene Activity (Swachchhata), implemented by SNV USA (dba DevWorks International), aims to contribute to Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a healthier and well-nourished population. The Activity focuses on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene promotion in seven districts of Lumbini and Karnali provinces. 

Duty Station: Birendra Nagar, Surkhet

Vacancy Code: 2022-005

The HI Manager will work closely with the Swachchhata team to plan, supervise, monitor, and implement Infection Prevention (IP), Provider Behavior Change Communication, Community behavior change communication (BCC) and gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) activities. This position will coordinate activities as stated in the work plan in close collaboration with the Swachchhata team, government stakeholders, HFOMCs, HFs and beneficiaries. S/he will guide, train and mentor team members, service providers and relevant stakeholders. This full-time position reports to the Chief of Party.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Public Health or a related field with minimum of seven years’ experience working in a development organization in public health and/or the WASH sector (experience in public health and USAID funded projects is desirable). Proven experience in facilitating trainings, developing capacity building tools and information materials related to infection prevention and providers behavior change communication. Technical understanding and experience leading BCC and GESI project interventions, preferably on improving health through hygiene. Ability to work in a team and coordinate and prioritize tasks. Strong English and Nepali written and spoken skills

A full description of all positions can be found at HERE. SNV USA has adopted a new trade name and is doing business as DevWorks International. 

How to Apply

To apply, interested Nepalese nationals should submit a cover letter and CV by Wednesday, 31 August 2022 to: mchaudhary@devworks.org stating the proper Vacancy Code in the email subject line.

Women, candidates from minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole or partly recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Construction Quality Supervisor (CQS) – Nepal

Vacancy Announcement

The USAID-funded Nepal Health and Hygiene Activity (Swachchhata), implemented by SNV USA (dba DevWorks International), aims to contribute to Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a healthier and well-nourished population. The Activity focuses on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene promotion in seven districts of Lumbini and Karnali provinces. 

Duty Station: Dailekh/Surkhet

Vacancy Code: 2022-006

The CQS will work closely with the Swachchhata team to supervise, monitor, and support construction of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructures in health facilities. The CQS will ensure the quality of feasibility studies, technical surveys, designs and cost estimates, and monitor and supervise construction and post-construction works.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. At least 5 years of experience in an equivalent position. Good proficiency in MS Excel and AutoCAD software. Ability to work in a team, coordinate tasks, and work with minimum supervision. Able to travel frequently and provide technical support on construction work. Strong English and Nepali written and spoken skills. 

A full description of all positions can be found at HERE. SNV USA has adopted a new trade name and is doing business as DevWorks International.

How to Apply

To apply, interested Nepalese nationals should submit a cover letter and CV by Wednesday, 31 August 2022 to: mchaudhary@devworks.org stating the proper Vacancy Code in the email subject line.

Women, candidates from minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole or partly recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Finance and Administrative Officer – Nepal

Vacancy Announcement

The USAID-funded Nepal Health and Hygiene Activity (Swachchhata), implemented by SNV USA (dba DevWorks International), aims to contribute to Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a healthier and well-nourished population. The Activity focuses on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene promotion in seven districts of Lumbini and Karnali provinces. 

Duty Station: Birendra Nagar, Surkhet

Vacancy Code: 2022-007

The Finance and Administrative Officer reports to the Finance Manager of Swachchhata Project. This position will be responsible for day-to-day accounting transactions, including petty cash, bookkeeping, cash accounts and bank reconciliations, process payment and receipt vouchers, and prepare monthly financial reports. As part of the administrative duties s/he will arrange official travels, maintain and update inventory lists and any other logistical tasks as need arises. The position holder will perform all tasks and responsibilities as per project’s internal control procedures and procurement guidelines and as per USAID’s financial and reporting guidelines.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Administration, Procurements or Logistics Management or related field with minimum 3 years progressive experience in finance, procurement and logistics functions on USAID funded or other similar development projects. Substantial knowledge of standard logistics procedures and practices. Demonstrated experience in ensuring compliance with existing organizational systems, processes, and procedures with knowledge of security and risk management including ability to support rapid assessment and immediate response needs.Good communication skills with fluency in written and oral English and Nepali. Strong IT skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint including accounting software.

A full description of all positions can be found at HERE. SNV USA has adopted a new trade name and is doing business as DevWorks International.

How to Apply

To apply, interested Nepalese nationals should submit a cover letter and CV by Wednesday, 31 August 2022 to: mchaudhary@devworks.org stating the proper Vacancy Code in the email subject line.

Women, candidates from minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole or partly recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Sub-District Health Officer (SDHO) – Nepal

Vacancy Announcement

The USAID-funded Nepal Health and Hygiene Activity (Swachchhata), implemented by SNV USA (dba DevWorks International), aims to contribute to Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a healthier and well-nourished population. The Activity focuses on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene promotion in seven districts of Lumbini and Karnali provinces. 

Duty Station: Birendra Nagar, Surkhet and Dailekh

Vacancy Code: 2022-008

The Sub-District Health Officer (SDHO) reports to the Health Integration Manager of Swachchhata. S/he will work alongside municipalities, health facilities (HFs) and other stakeholders to co-facilitate trainings and provide technical support to HF staff and health facility operation and management committee (HFOMC) members to improve infection prevention and provider’s behaviour change communication (PBCC). S/he will also closely collaborate with Swachchhata’s District Coordinators (DCs) and prepare weekly and monthly implementation plans in consultation with the HI Manager and DCs. S/he will prepare and submit monthly progress and status reports along with lessons learned and case studies/success stories.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in health or  related field with minimum of three years of progressive experience in community, health facility or relevant institutions, preferably in similar position. Proven experience coordinating district level stakeholders and working with health facilities and communities. Experience in managing and facilitating health workers and community trainings. Good communication skills with fluency in written and oral English and Nepali. Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint including accounting software. Willingness to travel frequently, including to remote areas on short notice.

A full description of all positions can be found at HERE. SNV USA has adopted a new trade name and is doing business as DevWorks International.

How to Apply

To apply, interested Nepalese nationals should submit a cover letter and CV by Wednesday, 31 August 2022 to: mchaudhary@devworks.org stating the proper Vacancy Code in the email subject line.

Women, candidates from minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole or partly recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – Finance and Operations

    Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

    Start Date: Contingent upon Award, anticipated May 2023

    Job Description

    DevWorks is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – Finance and Operations for the upcoming 5-year USAID-funded Nepal Agricultural Transformation activity. The position is contingent upon award, with an anticipated total value of $25-30 million.

    The activity seeks to catalyze a transformation in Nepal’s agricultural sector that will lay the foundation for broad based and inclusive economic growth. Specific objectives include improving agricultural productivity and crop diversity; enhancing the enabling policy environment to encourage private sector investment in agriculture; increasing market linkages; improving the economic resilience of women, youth, and marginalized communities; and building the capacity of national agriculture research institutions and extension systems.

    The DCOP – Finance and Operations will be responsible for managing the finance and administration components of the program in country by ensuring consistency with DevWorks standard operating procedures, policies and accounting principles, and compliance with USAID regulations. The position will be responsible for overall financial management of the project including but not limited to assisting the Chief of Party with contractual compliance; monitoring project budget and expenditures; making cash flow projections; and ensuring timely and qualitative financial reporting in accordance with USAID requirements. Primary responsibilities will also include supervision of field operations, administration, logistics, and procurement; management, delivery, and monitoring of sub-grants; supervision of program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting; and ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required by USAID. The day-to-day operations will include developing and implementing financial, administrative, and personnel systems and liaising with the Chief of Party to ensure that project’s accounting, contracts, human resources, IT, and operations needs are met.

     The following qualifications apply to this Key Personnel position:

      • Ten (10) or more years of experience managing finance, operations and security for international donor-funded programs, with at least 5 years of experience working with USAID-funded projects.
      • Ten (10) or more years of experience working in developing countries, with a strong preference for experience in Nepal or South Asia (local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply).
      • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible supervisory experience, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.
      • Master’s degree or higher in Business, Development Management, Economics, Public Administration, Education, or a related field.
      • Excellent management skills and good knowledge of USAID procedures and policies, agreement compliance, financial planning and management, procurement, sub-award management, and other management support areas/functions, including the ability to manage multidisciplinary teams.
      • Proven leadership in overall project management and a strong track record of meeting targets and deadlines for a project of similar scope and size.
      • Fluency in English and Nepali is required.

    How to Apply

    Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Nepal Agriculture DCOP – Finance” in the subject line.

    DevWorks International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DevWorks encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

    Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – Technical

      Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

      Start Date: Contingent upon Award, anticipated May 2023

      Job Description

      DevWorks is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – Technical for the upcoming 5-year USAID-funded Nepal Agricultural Transformation activity. The position is contingent upon award, with an anticipated total value of $25-30 million.

      The DCOP – Technical, in coordination with the Chief of Party, will be responsible for managing the project’s technical intervention strategy, work planning, and activity design. Areas of technical responsibility will include improving agricultural productivity and crop diversity; enhancing the enabling policy environment to encourage private sector investment in agriculture; increasing market linkages; improving the economic resilience of women, youth, and marginalized communities; and building the capacity of national agriculture research institutions and extension systems. The DCOP – Technical will provide technical oversight, support and coaching to component leads, field-based advisors, local partners, and other local stakeholders.

      The following qualifications apply to this Key Personnel position:

        • Master’s degree in agronomy, agribusiness or related field, plus eight (8) years of prior work experience in international development or related field, including at least five years of work experience in the agriculture and/or rural development sector;
        • Strong understanding of agriculture policy, agriculture economics, private sector agribusiness, and agriculture investment enabling environment;
        • Strong understanding of agricultural market systems and value chain approaches;
        • Experience working with agricultural value chain actors including producer and farmer associations, marketing groups, input suppliers, agribusinesses and rural development NGOs/CSOs.
        • Proven record of accomplishment in capacity building of agribusinesses and producer groups, including professionalization of management, improving access to finance, and strengthening market linkages;
        • Previous experience with projects of a similar magnitude and complexity; previous work experience on USAID-funded projects is preferred.
        • Excellent management skills and good knowledge of donor (preferably USAID) procedures and policies, agreement compliance, financial planning and management, procurement, sub-award management, and other management support areas/functions, including the ability to manage multidisciplinary teams
        • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience, including: direct supervision of professional and support staff, quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and team building skills, and demonstrated organizational skills including a strong track record in meeting deadlines.
        • Ability to interact regularly and professionally across cultures and languages.
        • Fluency in English and Nepali is required.

      How to Apply

      Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Nepal Agriculture DCOP – Technical” in the subject line.

      DevWorks International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DevWorks encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

      Staff Accountant - US HQ Office

      Reports to: Corporate Controller

      Work location: Bethesda, MD-Hybrid. Remote possible.

      Classification: Exempt

      Status: Full-time

      Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000

      Job Description

      DevWorks International is seeking a Staff Accountant to provide day to day accounting and administrative support to HQ office. The Staff Accountant is a key member of the finance team and will ensure that vendor invoices are processed and paid on time and our books are maintained properly among other duties.

      Specific duties include:

      Accounts Payable and GL:

      • Reviews all vendor invoices and enter in Unanet ERP system for approval and posting. Prepare or/and organize relevant supporting documents to process payments.
      • Review consultant agreements; properly filing the documents.
      • Process timely payment of all invoices. Follows up with vendors on any issues with invoices or transfers. Recording vendor invoices payments in Unanet.
      • Maintain and update banking information for all vendors, keeping payment templates accurate and current in online banking and StoneX.
      • Maintain vendor profiles, including creating new vendors, ensuring required documents are properly archived (W-9, contracts/agreements), identifying 1099 applicability, keeping the data in the master file current.
      • Work with corporate controller in preparing annual 1099s for applicable vendors.
      • Monitor company credit card charges, pay credit card balances, and follows up on erroneous charges. Reconcile credit card charges monthly.
      • Making various monthly GL entries including but not limited to Bank cash transactions, month-end accruals, and adjusting entries if needed.
      • Perform bank reconciliation for 2 bank accounts-operating and project account. Monitor bank account activities to ensure all transactions are accurate
      • Keeps track of fixed assets; ensures that assets are accurately added to the depreciation schedule and properly depreciated; enter month depreciation entries.
      • Identify prepaid expenses when processing invoices, maintain and update prepaid expense schedules, and prepare the monthly entry to amortize prepaid expenses.
      • Assist with annual audit requests.
      • Provides administrative support to the CFO and CEO; Other duties as assigned.

      Payroll:

      • Maintain and update employee payroll profiles in Paychex system, including creating new employees and de-activating terminating employees. Ensure all employee information is properly archived.
      • Process company payroll bi-weekly. Prepare payroll related entries in Unanet.
      • Upload employee FSA and HSA contributions.

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a 4-year college or university, with a solid understanding of accounting concepts and principles.
      • Minimum of 2-3 years’ professional experience working as an accountant.
      • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel.
      • Working knowledge of accounting software; Experience of Unanet ERP system preferred.
      • Demonstrate understanding of U.S. Government awards and contracting accounting principles.
      • Knowledge of and experience with U.S. GAAP and nonprofit accounting.
      • Ability to work independently and take initiative, prioritize, and multitask, and complete multiple tasks within deadlines.
      • The ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality and minimal supervision.
      • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Strong written and verbal communicative ability and analytical skills.
      • A high degree of maturity, honesty, trust, and integrity and ability to cultivate these qualities in others.
      • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

      How to Apply

      Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Staff Accountant – US” in the subject line. 

      DevWorks International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DevWorks encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

      Chief of Party - Uganda

      Location: Kampala, Uganda

      Start Date: Contingent upon award

      Job Description

      DevWorks International (DevWorks) is recruiting for a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID Uganda’s Feed the Future and WASH Activity. This activity will support innovative models to accelerate community- and locally-led resilient economic growth for improved food and water security in the Karamoja sub-region; strategic and sustainable opportunities for strengthening the resilience of marginalized people and communities, including diversifying livelihoods and increasing assets in Karamoja; effective approaches for sustainably improving the nutritional status of women and children in Karamoja; and innovative, sustainable ideas and approaches for improving watershed and water resource management.

      The COP will provide overall leadership, management, and technical direction for the program – ensuring an integrated vision among diverse components and actors – to achieve the desired results. This position will lead program strategic planning and decision making and will be responsible for overall activities of sub-recipients. The COP will work directly with USAID and will be a key liaison to implementing partners and other stakeholders. This position will ensure full compliance with all USAID, DevWorks, and other fiduciary regulations and will oversee the project reporting process in line with donor requirements. The COP will supervise project staff including professional performance management and coaching.

      Qualifications

      • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in designing and implementing agriculture projects.
      • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in developing countries, preferably in Uganda or South-Central Africa.
      • Minimum five (5) years of successful experience as Chief of Party, Team Leader, Project Director or equivalent position for donor-funded projects of similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.
      • Strong understanding of and background in technical areas such as watershed and water resource management, food and water security, climate-smart agriculture, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, and economic and environmental resilience.
      • Previous experience in and ability to work in post-conflict and insecure operating environments.
      • Master’s degree or higher in Agricultural Development, Agricultural Economics, Business, International Development, Public Policy, or another related field.
      • Demonstrated experience in progressively responsible supervisory positions, including direct supervision of professional and support staff; quality evaluation of staff performance and deliverables; and contracts/grants management.
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Fluency in English required.

      How to Apply

      Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Chief of Party (COP) – Uganda Feed the Future and WASH Activity” in the subject line.

      Call for Business Development Specialists - Global

      Location: Global

      DevWorks International (DevWorks) seeks international development professionals to join our growing support services practice area. This practice area supports a variety of organizations in business and proposal development, including specific strategy development and opportunity assessments; organizing and managing design sessions; producing and/or revising technical content for key proposal sections; preparing cost proposals with the support of the DevWorks finance team; supporting recruitment efforts; and attending donor workshops/events, among other assignments. Given the wide variety of tasks and assignments, experts of all levels (junior, mid, and senior), are encouraged to apply.

      Qualifications

      • Experience working on donor-funded projects, especially with USAID, USDA, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
      • Undergraduate/graduate degree in political/social science, international relations, or related field
      • Demonstrated understanding of business and proposal development processes
      • Strong organizational skills, execution of tasks, and attention to detail
      • Ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines
      • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, coordinate and effectively meet program goals
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
      • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
      • Ability to work closely with organizations based in the developing world
      • Experience with organizational capacity development a plus

      How to Apply

      Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Business Development Specialist” in the subject line.

      Call for Technical Experts: WASH and Water Resources Management - Global

      Location: Global

      DevWorks International (DevWorks) is seeking technical experts for upcoming projects focused on water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and water resources management (WRM) globally. WASH and WRM experts will provide technical expertise to project teams in topics such as WASH market systems development; enterprise development; governance; sustainable service delivery; access to finance; and climate resilience. Upcoming projects may provide support in a broad range of areas within the WASH sector, including data collection and management; assessment and analysis; strategic planning and program design; capacity building and institutional strengthening; policy, regulatory and institutional support; technical and service delivery; shock response and adaptive management; and performance monitoring and evaluation for the implementation of field activities and projects.

      Qualifications

      • At least six (6) years of relevant experience in the WASH and/or WRM sectors.
      • Previous experience in one or more of the following countries is required: D.R. Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, or Uganda.
      • Previous work experience on USAID-funded projects is strongly preferred.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to achieve consensus on technical and administrative matters. Strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
      • Fluency in English.

      How to Apply

      Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Technical Expert – WASH” in the subject line.

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