Budget Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • FSN-10 equivalent to ZMW 452,293.02 – ZMW 710,728.30 per year ZMW / Year
  • Applications have closed

The Budget Specialist is located within the Program Office of USAID/Zambia and provides important oversight of USG Foreign Assistance to Zambia approximately $400 million per year, one of the largest programs in the world. The Specialist reports to the Senior Budget Specialist and assists the Senior Specialist in preparing annual foreign assistance budgets.

The primary responsibilities of the Specialist are formulation, justification, and implementation of the USAID/Zambia program budgeting process. S/he leads the monitoring of all foreign assistance–including the Department of Defense and other non-USAID managed funds. S/he guides technical teams and other Mission colleagues related to all budget and financial components of the Mission’s portfolio and serves as the Mission’s primary operator of financial systems like OPS Master, NextGen, the Development Information System and the Field Support Database. S/he serves as the Program Office’s lead for Global Acquisition and Assistance System (GLAAS) and other financial systems. Additionally, the Specialist serves as the Senior Budget Specialist in his/her absence.

To apply visit: www.usaid.gov/zambia/careers

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