Employment Opportunities

Family Care International (FCI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safer around the world and ensuring that all people are able to enjoy their sexual and reproductive health and rights. FCI conducts advocacy at the global, regional, and country levels; builds the capacity of local partners in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean; and develops information and training materials. FCI is headquartered in New York, with field offices in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

FCI is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring skillful candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, marital status, sexual orientation (perceived or otherwise), disability or veteran status.

Staff Positions:

Family Care International is currently accepting applications for the following staff position:

Director of Finance and Administration

This position will report directly to the President and will manage the overall financial, human resource and administrative functions of the organization. The Director will be a core member of the institutional Management Team, consisting of departmental directors and the President. The Director must display strong leadership skills managing and overseeing the work of the Finance and Administrative staff both in the U.S. and overseas field offices.This includes working closely with department directors and other staff with financial responsibilities, as well as recruitment, performance appraisal, and team-building in a manner that is consistent with the organization’s culture. In addition, the Director will oversee the development and implementation of a long-term financial sustainability plan.
Finance: The Director will have overall leadership for managing FCI’s financial resources, tracking and monitoring financial expenditures, and ensuring that financial spending is in line with institutional budgets. In conjunction with the FCI management team, the Director will be responsible for developing and implementing both short and long term strategies for managing and improving the overall financial health and systems of the institution. Specific areas of responsibility include:
  • Budgeting and planning: Prepare an annual organizational budget for presentation to the Management Team and Board, ensuring a financial plan consistent with the organization’s strategic goals and funding projections. Work with program and administrative departments in preparing departmental budgets, as well as project-specific budgets. Review and approve budgets before entering into the accounting system and assist staff with accessing financial information necessary for monitoring specific grant and project budgets. Identify opportunities and solutions to maximize the utilization of the organization’s resources.
  • Ensure timely and efficient reporting on institutional spending and income, including refinement and oversight of system for prompt financial reporting from field offices.
  • Oversee audit and tax functions: Ensure proper preparation for annual financial audit and ensure all necessary IRS filings are up to date.
  • Oversee financial and accounting system controls and standards: Review and maintain a strong system of internal controls to ensure the accurate reporting of transactions as well as the safeguarding of assets in both headquarters and field offices.
  • Cash Management: Manage and forecast the immediate and longer term cash needs of the organization. Manage short-term investments to maximize capital earning potential.
  • Communicate regularly (biweekly) with the President and Management Team concerning the organization’s financial position, and act as liaison to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board.
  • Provide advice to the Management Team on compliance and risk related issues.
  • Accounting: Supervise the Senior Accountant on the accounting aspects of the finance department.
  • Review and revise finance policies, procedures and systems for NY and field offices in consultation with programmatic departments to address audit requirements and other legal requirements, and monitor compliance
  • Grant Management: Ensure accurate and timely grant reporting.
Administration: The Director will also have overall leadership of the administrative aspects and institutional management of the organization, which include office management, information technology, human resources, and facilities. Specific areas of responsibility include:
  • General – Ensure that organizational Policies and Procedures Manual (HQ and Field Office versions) are up to date and reflect current institutional needs.
  • Office Management – Supervise the Office Manager on office management issues and general administrative services and tasks. Manage and improve current systems, and develop and implement new systems as needed.
  • Information Technology – Supervise the Network Administrator to ensure that technology needs of the organization are addressed.
  • Human Resources – Supervise HR Manager on personnel related matters. Monitor FCI’s compliance with federal, state, and local labor laws, and provide guidance to country field offices on implementing comparable procedures that will meet the needs of compliance to country-specific labor laws.
  • Facilities – Oversee the physical plant and equipment of the organization, including leasing of appropriate space.
The Director will consult with the Management Team, as appropriate, concerning general updates of the organization’s policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications
  • MBA, MPA, or MA with a concentration in finance, economics, accounting, business, etc. CPA a plus with 5-7 years experience in financial operations with experience in a non-profit international organization, or
  • BBA, or BA in Finance or Accounting with at least 8-10 years of solid experience in a progressively senior capacity in finance and administration in an international non-profit organization.
  • Knowledge of grants administration and fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of the capacity and usability of a variety of applications and an awareness of technology issues arising from the need to link information from developing countries with a myriad of application needs.
  • Strong values-based leadership skills, with the ability to relate well to the members of the Management Team and staff.
  • Track record of successful mentoring, supervision and development of staff.
  • Well-honed strategic thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to be flexible and adaptable and revise strategies as necessary.
  • Articulate in both written and verbal communication.
  • Experience recruiting and working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Highest levels of personal and professional integrity.
  • An approach to work which stresses customer service and a commitment to excellence.
  • Experience managing multiple administrative departments and personnel including HR, IT and office management.
Knowledge
  • Experience with SAGE MIP Non-Profit Accounting Software, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains or similar non-profit accounting applications.
  • Knowledge of guidance and principles outlined by FASB and GAAP.
  • Administration of 403(b) or similar pension plans.
  • Contract administration skills.
  • Familiarity with general principles of human resource management.
  • Familiarity with information technology issues.
  • Knowledge of French or Spanish a plus.
Conditions of Service: Eligibility to work in USA. 5 days per week
 
Period of service: Full-time position, plus fringe benefits
 
Salary: Commensurate with experience
 
Position duties and desired skills/qualifications are available in this document: Position description-Director Finance & Administration.
 
Applications: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. FCI is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a resume, letter of interest, including salary history and salary requirements to:
 
fcijobs (at) fcimail (dot) org

Please indicate on subject line: Director of Finance & Administration

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
 

Internships:

Family Care International (FCI) provides undergraduate and graduate/professional school students the opportunity to work on current, relevant international health issues under the close supervision of experienced professionals. FCI is currently accepting applications for the following internship positions:

Work-Study Internship — Latin America/Caribbean Program

FCI’s program in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is currently seeking a self-motivated student in public health, international affairs, or other relevant field, with excellent knowledge of Spanish, for a part-time internship position. This position is available on a non-paid basis provided that applicant is pursuing academic credit for this work-study internship. The intern will work on a part-time basis (2-3 days per week) in FCI's headquarters office in New York City. Through this work, the intern will be exposed to a broad range of issues in the field of global reproductive and maternal health, will perform research and draft reports, and will gain an understanding of the essential programmatic and business functions of an international non-governmental organization.

More details, including position duties and desired skills/qualifications, are available in this document: Position description—LAC Intern.

Interested candidates should email resume and letter of interest, and mark “Work Study Internship – LAC” on subject line, to fcijobs (at) fcimail (dot) org.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Work-Study Internship —
Francophone Africa Program

FCI’s program in Francophone Africa is currently seeking a self-motivated student in public health, international affairs, or other relevant field, with excellent knowledge of French, for a part-time internship position. This position is available on a non-paid basis provided that applicant is pursuing academic credit for this work-study internship. The intern will work on a part-time basis (8-10 hours  minimum per week) in FCI's headquarters office in New York City, participating actively in a variety of fundraising, research, and administrative projects. Through this work, the intern will be exposed to a broad range of current issues in the field of fundraising in the global reproductive and maternal health domain, will perform research and draft reports, and will gain an understanding of the essential business functions of an international non-governmental organization.

More details, including position duties and desired skills/qualifications, are available in this document: Position description—Francophone Africa Intern.

Interested candidates should email resume and letter of interest, and mark “Work Study Internship – Francophone Africa” on subject line, to fcijobs (at) fcimail (dot) org.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

FCI also accepts applications for future consideration should other internship positions become available. The following position descriptions outline the duties and required qualifications for interns at FCI:

Internships - Regional and Global Programs

Family Care International (FCI) provides undergraduate, graduate/professional school students the opportunity to work on current, relevant, international health issues under the close supervision of experienced professionals. FCI hires one or more interns throughout the year. Please visit individual regional or program pages for information on past and ongoing projects.

Note: FCI does not send interns on overseas assignments.

Responsibilities and job requirements for the position vary. More details are available in this document: Internship description: Program Intern

Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest, , and mark “Program Intern” on subject line or envelope, to:

Family Care International
45 Broadway, Suite 320
New York, NY 10006
Fax: 212-941-5563
E-mail: fcijobs (at) fcimail (dot) org

No telephone inquiries, please.

Internships - General Office/Clerical

Office/clerical interns provide support to Administration, Development, Communications, Human Resources and Finance as needed, and typically report to the Office Manager.

Responsibilities and job requirements for the position vary. More details are available in this document:

Internship Description: Office/Clerical Intern

Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest, and mark “Office/Clerical Intern” on subject line or envelope, to:

Family Care International
45 Broadway, Suite 320
New York, NY 10006
Fax: 212-941-5563
E-mail: fcijobs (at) fcimail (dot) org

No telephone inquiries, please.

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