Deputy Director

Posted By: Plan India International


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Program Development & Management

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description


The Deputy Director – Project Finance and Accounts is responsible for the overall grant and partner management. The incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Grant Management System (GMS) in line with GFATM requirements. The role supports Project Director in negotiation of funding agreements with donors, and ensures compliance related to contractual requirements. The role holder will also support Project Director in developing and implementing technical support strategies designed to strengthen financial functions of grants. The role needs to ensure effective coordination between Finance & Accounting team in terms of reviewing grant accounts and ensuring financial compliances of the partners/sub recipient organisations.


• CA or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other relevant fields with 15+years relevant experience;

• Ten years’ experience in the management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs along with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial planning and management and developing and managing large budgets, and managing donor-funded grants programs;

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in direct supervision of professional staff;

• Required fluency in English and strong written and verbal communication skills;

• Expert computer skills in Microsoft Office and accounting software;

• Desirable to have experience of working in the past with the GFATM grants/ projects.

Travel Requirement: 25% of the total time

Compensation and Employment: Plan is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.

HOW TO APPLY? : Please send us your updated resume along with a suitability note in one file (Word/PDF Format only) for the position of “Deputy Director – Project Finance & Accounts” at please mention “Deputy Director – Project Finance & Accounts” in the subject line.

The last date for sending applications is 27th July 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information, please visit our website

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Plan India International
  • About Organization:Plan India is a nationally registered non-profit organization that aims to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children, their families, and communities. Since 1979, Plan India has improved the lives of millions of children by providing them access to quality education & healthcare services, a healthy & secure environment, livelihood opportunities, and participation in important life decisions. Plan India is a member of the Plan International Federation, an independent development and humanitarian organization that strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International is active in more than 75 countries.