Field Officer, Internal Audit Non-profit Jobs – GiveDirectly

Job Title:       Field Officer, Internal Audit 
Organisation: GiveDirectly
Duty Station: Eastern and
Western Uganda
Reports to: Associate
Field Manager Internal Audit     
About US:
GiveDirectly is an
international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and
Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making
unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving
a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a
provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let
them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging
trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging
markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct
transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional,
top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize
state-of-the-art technologies and business processes to deliver transfers
securely, efficiently, and transparently.
Job Summary:  The Field Officer, Internal Audit will be
expected to audit the work of the enrolment team, whose core responsibility is
surveying households and enrolling them on our programme.  The Field Officer will play a critical
day-to-day role in delivering Give Directly’s gold-standard cash transfer product
to donors and recipients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Engaging with GiveDirectly
recipients in the field, in order to:
  • Assess
    our field processes and recommend any corrections and improvements as and
    where you see them.
  • Measure
    the quality of FO data against set data quality standards and reporting
    any cases of inconsistency
  • Assess
    our field team’s compliance with GD field processes and policies.    
  • Identify
    and report key risks associated with GD’s program in the community.
  • Report
    any cases of fraud and bribery by GD staff and or recipient(s)
  • Examine
    local stakeholder’s assessment of GD’s program within their community.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly Field Officer, Internal Audit job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • At
    least two years of  previous working
    experience in the field with preference to vulnerable communities
  • Demonstrated
    ability to audit recipient surveys and associated processes.
  • Good
    computer and mobile device data entry and assessment ability or
  • Possess
    critical thinking ability and good judgment in resolving operational
  • Possess
    high-quality problem solving, work ethic.
  • Good
    time-management skills
  • Particularly
    skilled with interpersonal skills with high honesty, and integrity.
  • Strong
    interest in the mission of GiveDirectly and commitment to advancing GD’s
    distinctive values.
  • Physical
    fitness and ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain.
  • Excellent
    communication skills and the ability to represent the organization
    effectively to external parties.
  • Have
    ability to exercise patience and good judgment in resolving recipient
  • Must
    possess work/language proficiency in either (1) English and Kiswahili, or
    (2) English and Ateso.
 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
NB: Applicants
are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING
BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.
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