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United States of America: Village Health Works NYC Operations Manager

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Village Health Works
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 01 Dec 2017

Village Health Works

Village Health Works (VHW) is a dynamic and growing global health non-profit organization operating in Burundi, East Africa, with offices in New York City. VHW was founded in 2006 by Dziwe Ntaba and Deogratias Niyizonkiza, subject of Tracy Kidder’s best selling book Strength in What Remains. VHW’s mission is to build a healthier and more just, peaceful, and prosperous society by providing quality health care, education, agriculture, and economic and community development programs in a dignified environment.

Position Overview

The Operations Manager is based in New York City. Under the general supervision of the Finance Director, the Operations Manager will support VHW’s operations in the three key areas of Financial Operations, Personnel Support and HR Coordination, Office Management and Technical Support.

Specific daily responsibilities will include things like managing daily bookkeeping, working closely with staff in the US and Burundi to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, coordinate procurement and shipment of materials to Burundi, assist with coordinating visitor travel as it relates to help with obtaining a Burundian visa and flight recommendations.


All candidates should have proven attention to detail and at least 2-3 years of work experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated excellence in financial record keeping

  • Familiarity with QuickBooks Accounting software

  • Experience in financial reporting and understanding of financial statements

  • Must be professional, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to work

    independently and as part of a team to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment


Commensurate with experience; competitive full benefit package provided

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to to apply.