Jhpiego
Posted Job
about 2 months ago

Compliance and Risk Manager

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years in East and Southern Africa, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions that strengthen the delivery of health care services, following the household-to-hospital continuum of care. Jhpiego partners with organizations from the community to the national levels, building sustainable, local capacity through advocacy, policy development, human resources for health and quality and performance improvement approaches. For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org.

Jhpiego invites applications for the following positions for an upcoming Department of Defence (DOD) funded HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment project. The project’s goal is to achieve HIV epidemic control by supporting the Defense Force of Zambia (DFZ) to achieve and sustain UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets and at least 90% VMMC coverage for members of the DFZ, their families and the civilian communities they serve.

All successful candidates selected for these positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: Lusaka

Reports to: Country Director

Purpose:

  • Working with stakeholders, the Compliance and Risk Manager will identify risks that hinder the achievement of Jhpiego’s objectives and assess the adequacy and recommend appropriate internal control systems to reduce associated risks. With the support and oversight of the Country Director, the Compliance Officer will provide guidance, training, and compliance oversight in the areas of procurement, inventory management, sub – recipient monitoring, and financial management. He/She will work closely with senior management, finance and administrative and human resources staff to ensure compliance with Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins University, and donor regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Country Director, Project Directors, Finance and Admin Director and other Jhpiego senior management staff to ensure that internal control processes and systems are adequate to minimize risks
  • Through technical assistance and spot-checking, verifies that country programs comply with donor rules and regulations, applicable organizational policies and pertinent U.S. and host country laws
  • Develops an annual compliance review work plan based on the country office project portfolio to ensure full compliance coverage
  • Build capacity in stakeholder’s (local partners, sub recipients, DFZ) compliance with donor rules and regulations, applicable organizational policies and pertinent U.S. and host country laws
  • Through technical assistance and spot-checking, verifies that Local partners and sub recipients comply with donor rules and regulations, applicable organizational policies and host country laws
  • Develops an annual compliance review work plan based on the country office project portfolio to ensure full compliance coverage
  • Perform and document monitoring visits to DFZ, local partners, sub recipients; and work with the partners to implement improvements, if required
  • Develop and maintain Jhpiego’s program for monitoring and oversight of DFZ, local partners and sub-recipients
  • Serves as a member on Jhpiego’s Internal Compliance Reviews teams, as needed
  • Provides support in minimizing fraud through active monitoring and close review on practices and procedures
  • Update and report to the Country Director, Project Director and other senior management staff on the status of the implementation of internal compliance recommendations on a regular basis
  • Lead/conduct special investigations and analytical projects, as needed
  • Develop a list of best practices for implementing and improving internal controls and orient and train staff on best practices. Participate as a trainer in country-level compliance trainings.
  • Ensures compliance with U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to disbarment and anti-terrorist laws
  • Immediately reports gross misconduct or suspected fraudulent activities to the Country Director, Project Directors and Human Resources Manager.
  • Any other special projects as assigned by the Country Director

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in business administration or a law degree or legal background.
  • 8-9 years internal or external audit experience
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in compliance and risk management, an added bonus.
  • Work experience with a NGO or grant related entity
  • Willingness to travel internally and throughout the country
  • Knowledge of U.S.G donor rules and regulations

Method of Application

Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document, stating the position and location e.g. (Office Manager – Kasama) in the subject line to the Human Resources Manager:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application deadline
18 Aug 17:22
Apply online
http://www.jhpiego.org
Email applications to
zambiajobs@jhpiego.org

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