Programme Finance Lead at FHI 360


Programme Finance Lead at FHI 360

  •   1 Vacancy


3 Year

Employee type

Full Time


Experienced Professional

Offer Salary


Job Description

FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources and relationships so people everywhere can access the opportunities they need to lead full, healthy lives.



With collaborations in over 60 countries, we work directly with local leaders to advance social and economic equity, improve health and well-being, respond to humanitarian crises and strengthen community resilience.


We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Programme Finance Lead for an upcoming civil society activity.

This position will be based in Tanzania and is contingent upon award. 

Role overview

The Finance Lead will be responsible for all programme financial operations. They will be responsible for financial controls and reporting, project budgeting, financial compliance with donor requirements, coordinating internal and external audits and administering payroll. The FL will work closely with FHI 360 UK’s Finance Director.

The Finance Director must meet the following requirements:

  • Significant experience in finance and grant roles across donor funded programmes in Tanzania.
  • Experience in financial management and oversight of FCDO-funded programme(s).
  • Fluent in Kiswahili

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent. Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years related work experience, including 3 years in management and 3 years working at the corporate or organization level.
  • Past experience managing a financial analysis department is required.
  • Experience working with an international organization.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding:FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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