Director of Operations, Honduras



ACDI/VOCA is an economic development organization that fosters broad-based economic growth, raises living standards, and creates vibrant communities. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA has worked in 146 countries since 1963. Its expertise is in catalyzing investment, climate smart agriculture, empowerment & resilience, institutional strengthening, and market systems. ACDI/VOCA currently has 44 active projects in 30 countries valued at a total of more than $151 million.


Director of Operations, Honduras 


ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Director of Operations for the USAID-funded Honduras Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Project. The objective of TMS is to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities that incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate. The Director of Operations will be expected to provide overall financial and administrative management, including ensuring that interventions comply with USAID regulations and Honduran laws. 



  • Provide leadership and day-to-day management of the finance, internal audit, grants and operational functions within the project and build internal project capacity to implement effective finance, grants and administrative systems. 
  • Develop, refine and implement operational systems and processes, ensuring compliance with most recent USAID and ACDIVOCA regulations and policies, and organize appropriate trainings and orientation systems for all staff. 
  • Maintain communications with the Chief of Party (COP), key staff and partners to understand project operational needs, serve as point of contact for all operational concerns and ensure effective performance. 
  • Oversee transaction and procurement activities, including those that directly benefit grantees. Ensure the prompt implementation of financial and contractual reviews and approvals for project activities. 
  • Provide direction and guidance to local and subcontractor staff on compliance agreement, procurement standards/requirements, as well as related ACDI/VOCA policies and USAID regulations. 
  • Oversee the establishment and closing of field office operations and the training of field office operations staff to monitor field-based vendor performance. 



  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 7 years of experience managing the finance, operations, procurement, and grants of similar projects of similar size and scope which 5 years was on a USAID funded project.  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a team. 
  • Demonstrated management, administrative, reporting, and representation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to travel on a regular basis. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish, English preferred.

Please apply online at No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.




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