Finance, Administration, and Compliance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website World Education


Finance, Administration, and Compliance Officer

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Position Category: Local hire, paid in country

Starting Date: 06/30/2022


Founded in 1951, World Education, Inc. (WEI) seeks to improve the lives of marginalized children, families, and communities in over 25 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States through initiatives that link education to health, economic, social, and civic development. Our programs are implemented hand-in-hand with a network of more than 100 national and local community organizations, as well as host country governments.

World Education currently seeks candidates for a number of roles for an anticipated USAID project in Nepal, based in Kathmandu. The USAID Equity & Inclusion in Education project will support the Government of Nepal in reducing out of school children and improving learning outcomes for marginalized students. It will provide targeted support to municipalities to implement evidence based interventions that are driven by the local context in agreed upon provinces of either Province 2, Sudurpaschim, and/or Karnali. Areas of focus include: decreasing financial barriers to education, increase use of targeted non-formal education, increasing enrollment in early childhood education, increasing relevance of education; improving equitable teaching practices, and supporting schools to implement prioritized minimum enabling conditions. The anticipated duration is 5 years and anticipated budget is $10-$25 million.

This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval. The USAID Equity & Inclusion in Education project is forecasted to start in June 2022, with the solicitation released in March 2022. We encourage candidates to apply early.


The Finance, Administration, and Compliance Officer will provide oversight for budgeting, procurement, subgrant management, administrative tasks, and all issues related to compliance with USAID rules and regulations. The Finance, Administration, and Compliance Officer will work closely with the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Nepal Country Office leadership and World Education home office (USA) to ensure on-budget, compliant implementation of the project.


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in finance, administration, and compliance in international development sector
  • At least 5 years of experience working with USAID projects
  • Proven experience developing, implementing and monitoring systems and processes to ensure strong budget management, compliance, and subgrant management
  • Ability to coordinate closely with technical team, partners, and colleagues
  • Experience working on education sector projects preferred
  • Strong English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Candidates from marginalized backgrounds encouraged to apply
  • Must be eligible to work in Nepal

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 01/31/2022.

No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

World Education is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D

If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at 617-482-9485.

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Deadline Date: 01/31/2022

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