Compliance Manager USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co. (URC)


Job Title:    Compliance

Organization: University Research Co. (URC)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Chief of Party


About US:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company
dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health
education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services
(CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.



University Research Co., LLC (URC) 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 Manager will ensure compliance
with USAID regulations, URC-CHS policies and procedures, and Government of
Uganda regulations and laws. The Compliance Manager will assist the program in
maintaining and enforcing USAID RHITES-EC ’s internal control procedures and
obligations. The Compliance Manager 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:  

Review subcontract specifications, work
statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of services.

Assist 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.

Ensures all subcontracts, procurements, and
delivery of goods and services comply with applicable regulations, corporate
policy, and good commercial practice.

Assist 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.

S/he will be responsible in assisting and
facilitating the home office and external audits in the field.

Take appropriate actions to protect USAID
RHITES-EC against fraud, and request audit/investigations against any person
involved in fraud.

Work 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).

S/he will be responsible in the oversight and
inquiries of any fraud with the help of field monitors.

S/he will perform any other compliance duty as


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Compliance Manager job
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or any other
relevant field.

ACCA or CPA qualification.

At least five experience in compliance and

Previous experience with computerized financial
management systems (QuickBooks required) and online banking platforms
especially BEYONIC is an added advantage.

Experience working with USAID-funded projects
(PEPFAR programmes experience mandatory).

Ability to work use various Microsoft office

High level of integrity

Excellent writing, management and organizational

Ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy.

Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task and
work collaboratively as well as independently

Excellent interpersonal skills


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified 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: 28th August 2020


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