Resident Senior Manager for Operations and Compliance: Ukraine

National Democratic Institute

About the organization

The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than three decades.


Job Function: International
Department: Eurasia
Location: Ukraine

Resident Senior Manager for Operations and Compliance: Ukraine

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) seeks a Resident Senior Operations and Compliance Manager who, in coordination with program staff, will manage all reporting, administration, procurement, financial management, HR, and operations functions of the Institute's Kyiv office. This position is based in Kyiv, Ukraine and reports to the Resident Director.


Financial Reporting and Compliance

• Ensure that donor-specific reporting requirements are met, with coordination between field and HQ-based program staff.
• Manage all aspects of accounting for the Kyiv field office, including supervision of accounting personnel;
• Streamline financial and administrative operations and put in place any tools, forms, and processes to strengthen internal controls;
• Review monthly field expense reports and ensure compliance with NDI rules and procedures;
• Ensure field expense reports and wire transfer requests are submitted to HQ within the stipulated deadlines;
• Assist with budget analysis and pipeline development;
• Support data collection that contributes to timely budgeting and monitoring and evaluation;
• Contribute to fiscal year, audit, and project close out reporting requirements in coordination between field and HQ-based program staff;



• Demonstrated financial management/accounting skills/experience;
• Experience managing/working in an administration and procurement function;
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in a relevant subject;
• Minimum ten (10) years of relevant experience;
• Previous experience working abroad with a development project, NGO or International Organization; famiIiarity with democracy and governance programming highly preferred;
• Proficiency in Ukranian or Russian preferred
• Ability and skills to promote and inspire effective collaboration between individuals, organizations and networks;
• Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision;
• Excellent attention to detail and deadlines;
• Experience working on UK/USAID/Canada-funded programs a plus;
• Proficiency in Word, Power point, Outlook and Excel.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all, NDI bases its employment decisions on merit, qualifications and abilities. NDI is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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