Senior Compliance & Internal Risk Officer NGO Job Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

 

Job Title:    Senior Compliance &
Internal Risk Officer

Organization:  Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda

Reports to: Country Director with dotted line to
Regional Director of Operations

 

About US:

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a
worldwide leader in the fight against pediatric AIDS. EGPAF seeks to prevent
pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs in 17 countries.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Compliance & Internal Risk
Officer will objectively add value and improve EGPAF Uganda’s programming by
bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk
management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will
possess a thorough knowledge of various operational procedures and a sound
judgement.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Serve as an expert on applicable policies,
procedures, rules, and regulations.  The
position holder will possess superior presentation skills and will spearhead
innovative sensitization of key policies to various organization levels i.e.
management, all staff, sub-recipients, vendors, etc.

·        
Works with the CD and ADO to develop a risk
assessment of the country program and may be assigned as the primary point
person for updating EGPAF Uganda’s risk register

·        
Works with the Country Director, Associate
Operations Director and HQ to develop a targeted, risk-based, and coherent
annual compliance review plan, disseminates the plan to management and core
operations teams and ensures strict adherence/implementation of the plan within
the stipulated timelines

·        
Documents the compliance review
process/methodology and prepares detailed findings memorandum for management
(in-country and HQ)

·        
Review various areas of the EGPAF operations
including grants, procurement, stock management, finance, IT, HR, legal
compliance and inventory as determined by the risk assessment

·        
Supervising the junior compliance and internal
review staff in the country office and guiding their work in relation to
internal review plan, audit universe, related working papers and review of
reports

·        
Maintains open and regular communications with
Senior Management, Regional Operations and other headquarters staff in DC for
compliance updates, learning of best practices from other countries, problem
solving options, professional development, etc.

·        
In conjunction with the Director of Audit and
Risk, conduct investigations related to suspected fraud, ensuring timely
completion of investigations and proactive status updates with key stakeholders,
while maintaining confidentiality

·        
Ensures that all audit/compliance findings are
tracked and is responsible for monitoring implementation status by the various
managers, and will report on implementation status on a regular basis

·        
Perform programmatic compliance reviews in
specialized program areas such as VMMC, etc. as determined by country
management

·        
Perform other duties as assigned from time to
time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in relevant field of study (such as accounting or business management or
related field)

·        
Advanced degree preferred

·        
Must have completed ACCA or CPA (U)

·        
A minimum of five years of hands-on experience
in audit at management/supervisory level

·        
In-depth knowledge of United States Government
grant and financial regulations, systems and procedures for managing complex
grant programs with many partners and customers.

·        
Experience working with an international
non-profit/non-governmental organization (NGO) will be an added advantage

·        
Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated
and a team player.

·        
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and
outside the organization.

·        
Excellent report writing and presentation skills

·        
Ability to develop and implement training
programs for multi-faceted audiences      

·        
Emotionally intelligent individual, with ability
to resolve conflicts professionally

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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