Earn 176m monthly as Compliance Officer at United Nations World Health Organization (WHO)

Organisation: World
Health Organisation (WHO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary: UGX
176,233,000 /=
About US:
The World Health
Organisation (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health
within the United Nations (UN) system. It is responsible for providing
leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda,
setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,
providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Serve as
the Country Office focal point for risk management and compliance initiatives
(such as the risk register and the internal control self-assessment
check-list), to coordinate their implementation in the country office and support
the senior management in the preparation of feedback to AFRO/HQs concerning
such initiatives, as well represent the country office in the WHO compliance
Using Compliance
monitoring tools identify internal constraints which undermine compliance within
WCO’s programmes and operations, and propose corrective measures, review the
current approaches available on assessing, measuring, and mitigating risks.
closely with operations manager to review internal and external audit reports in
order to; understand risk and compliance findings by Auditors, identify
systemic issues, compliance related findings and recommendations; follow up and
track progress the implementation of audit recommendations; generate lessons
learned from audit reports and bring these into the overall compliance and risk
appropriate tools to systematically record, monitor and report on a wide range
of organizational risk areas; facilitate securing of internal support to
mitigate identified risks.
the tools introduced by HQ/CRE propose risk mitigation and compliance measures
in key organizational areas, including inter alia procurement, human resources,
finance and security in collaboration with the primary focal points of these
respective units.
monitor and report to AFRO on the status of the risk register and be alert to
emerging internal risks, as well as the effectiveness of the instituted risk
measures; coordinate with the budget center to ensure timely submission of Risk
Register and Internal Control checklists.
the development of internal capacity building for risk management at the
country office; and participate in the development of training tools in risk
management and compliance applicable to the different audiences in the country
office in order to foster a culture of risk management and compliance as well
as raise staff awareness on the fundamental principles of WHO/AFRO’s
administrative framework and internal control mechanisms.
any other activities as assigned by the Head of Country Office and Senior

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidates for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) Compliance
Officer job should hold a University degree in business administration, public
administration, international business, finance, law, economics or related
Master’s degree in business administration, public administration,
international business, finance, law, economics or related field
A minimum
of five years of combined relevant experience at the national level in complex
organizations, in areas under general management and administration, internal
control frameworks and related monitoring processes and systems.
experience in a compliance/audit function is an asset.
knowledge of WHO administrative rules, procedures and systems and understanding
of the complex interrelationship of factors, rules and systems which lead to
solid analytical skills
to interpret policy and apply correctly.
level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise
judgment with respect to sensitive information.
communication and presentation skills
Expert knowledge of English.
WHO Competencies
and promoting individual and cultural differences
the effective use of resources
an empowering and motivating environment
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so desire to join the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) by sending
their online applications to enable WHO to store their personal profiles in a
permanent database. Visit WHO’s e-recruitment website below and follow the
instructions for online application procedures.
NB: All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after
the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy
Deadline: 5th August 2020
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