Compliance Specialist USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:         Compliance Specialist
Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Reports to: Chief
of Party
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of
this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated
investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This
five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an
estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated
package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.
Job Summary:
The Compliance Specialist will ensure compliance with USAID regulations,
URC-CHS policies and procedures, and Government of Uganda regulations and laws.
The Compliance Specialist will assist the program in maintaining and enforcing
USAID RHITES-EC’s internal control procedures and obligations. The Compliance
Specialist will review all project operating procedures, program implementation
protocols, and all payments at the regional (cluster) and head office (Jinja)
level to assess/audit the financial transactions made to the subcontractors,
grantees, and other procurements and/or delivery of goods and services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the
procurement of services.
the Evaluation Committee to contractually evaluate the subcontractor’s
proposals and to ensure URC, USAID and FAR competition requirements are met.
This includes a close coordination with the technical team.
all subcontracts, procurements, and delivery of goods and services comply with
applicable regulations, corporate policy, and good commercial practice.
in the preparation and conduct of regular internal audits of financial
transactions and program activity delivery, make recommendations to the Chief
of Party and implement follow-up actions.
will be responsible in assisting and facilitating the home office and external
audits in the field.
appropriate actions to protect USAID RHITES-EC against fraud, and request
audit/investigations against any person involved in fraud.
with Monitoring and Evaluation team to perform random checks for all field
activities including trainings, mentorships and service delivery data for all
technical areas (VMMC, HIV care and treatment, etc).
will be responsible in the oversight and inquiries of any fraud with the help
of field monitors.
will perform any other compliance duty as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting,
Management, or any other relevant field.
CPA qualification.
At least
five to seven years’ experience in compliance and audit.
experience with computerized financial management systems (QuickBooks required)
and online banking platforms especially BEYONIC is an added advantage.
working with USAID-funded projects (PEPFAR programmes experience mandatory).
to work use various Microsoft office applications.
level of integrity
writing, management and organizational skills.
to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily
management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines
and strategy.
ability to set priorities, multi-task and work collaboratively as well as
interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3
professional references addressed to:
Senior Human
Resource Officer,
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda
Deadline: 22nd May 2020 by 2 :00 pm
NB: While we thank
all applicants for showing interest, only qualified internal applicants will be
contacted for interviews.
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