Risk and Compliance Coordinator 150 views1 applications


Purpose of Position:

Risk & Compliance Coordinator will ensure JAM South Sudan is aligned with JAM internal policies, donor requirements and local laws. The position will actively promote and support a culture of compliance, risk identification & risk management across all departments. The Risk & Compliance Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of a set of controls to ensure compliance with JAM International procedures and quality standards is a central purpose of the role. This includes identifying weaknesses in the application of controls and recommend action to address this situation.

Key Responsibilities:

Compliance:

  • Conduct spot checks and compliance review of key risk areas of operations and programs in consultation with SMT.
  • Based on JAM South Sudan operation/program handbook as well as donor and legal regulations, develop tools and methods for independent, systematized compliance checks on high-risk functions/areas.
  • Develop and implement system to regularly asses and report on compliance with legal requirements
  • Develop a periodic compliance reporting mechanism & provide regular reports to CO SMT.
  • Assess the effectiveness of existing risk and compliance control measures to identify and mitigate risks and non-compliance.
  • Based on Compliance checks & reports develop organizational wide targeted improvement plans including a suite of tools that improve control measures and organization understanding of donor regulations & relevant JAM South Sudan policies.

Risk Management:

  • Be the focal point for risk management & ensure effective implementation of risk management framework across the operations.
  • Lead training initiatives relating to Risk Management.
  • Lead discussion on risks regularly in SMT/E-SMT/AMT meetings & regularly monitor progress on implementation of response plan in risk register.
  • Support CO in development of operational risk registers and risk registers of particular projects at proposal stage; support the development of action plan for risk management

Accountability:

  • Lead trainings related to Code of Conduct, Risk Management and compliance across the country operations.
  • Support management in increasing the awareness and visibility of accountability mechanism of JAM South Sudan.
  • In coordination with other stakeholders ensure the Accountability Improvement Plans are regularly updated & progress is monitored
  • Be part of the Code of Conduct & Risk Management process and undertake Code of Conduct, and management investigations when required
  • Conduct or direct internal administrative investigations of compliance issues in coordination with Risk Response committee(RRC).

Other

  • Advise Senior Management on gaps identified thorough internal and external audit reports.
  • Ensure the JAM South Sudan internal policies are in accordance with country laws and are being followed; also ensure NGO laws is followed up by all sectors (program and support).
  • Liaise with JAM South Sudan lawyer with regard to legal cases; updating senior management and country Director as required.
  • Work closely with M&E Manager to ensure that appropriate accountability mechanisms are in place

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Education

  • B Com or BBA (Accounting) or equivalent degree and/or professional certification in accounting.
  • Professional Accounting with CPA/ACCA/CIMA/CIA or equivalent certification preferred.

Others

  • At least 3 years of experience in Audit, Risk Management or Compliance role
  • Understanding of the local laws and sensitivity to the socio-cultural context
  • Desirable: Experience in Humanitarian sector will have an added advantage
  • Experience and use of tools and systems for risk management and compliance
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with a well-developed ability to motivate and persuade at high levels;
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking ability;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results;
  • A wide working knowledge of major donor regulations with particular bias to major Multilateral and Bilateral donor funding.
  • Commitment to JAM values

Disclaimer Clause:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply

Interested and qualified South Sudanese should send their CVs and cover letters to [email protected]

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JAM's programmes include School Nutritional Feeding, Nutritional Interventions, assistance to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), provision of Water and Sanitation, HIV/Aids Education, Skills Development as well as small and large-scale Agricultural Development projects.All programmes are built on the foundation of our Complete Community Development Approach (CCDA) ensuring that we facilitate by empowering Africans to create better lives for themselves.

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Our work revolves around our vision of HELPING AFRICA HELP ITSELF. JAM is an eyewitness to heartbreaking situations in Africa.

JAM, a South African founded non-profit relief and development organisation with 30 years' experience in relief and sustainable development.Our programmes focus on food security, micronutrient intervention, assistance to orphans and vulnerable children, the provision of water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS programmes, skills development, community-based agricultural development, and school infrastructure development.We currently assist more than 1 million children through nutritional school feeding programmes in five African countries: South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Sudan – and we want to see this number increased to one million in the foreseeable future. We believe in focusing on the development of individuals and communities as a whole, and strive to enhance capacity within communities that will sustainably 'Help Africa Help Itself'.As you can see, our heartbeat revolves around sustainable transformation – but we cannot do this without support from the corporate, public and private sector.Contact us to see how you can be part of the solution to alleviating poverty in Africa.

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Purpose of Position:

Risk & Compliance Coordinator will ensure JAM South Sudan is aligned with JAM internal policies, donor requirements and local laws. The position will actively promote and support a culture of compliance, risk identification & risk management across all departments. The Risk & Compliance Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of a set of controls to ensure compliance with JAM International procedures and quality standards is a central purpose of the role. This includes identifying weaknesses in the application of controls and recommend action to address this situation.

Key Responsibilities:

Compliance:

  • Conduct spot checks and compliance review of key risk areas of operations and programs in consultation with SMT.
  • Based on JAM South Sudan operation/program handbook as well as donor and legal regulations, develop tools and methods for independent, systematized compliance checks on high-risk functions/areas.
  • Develop and implement system to regularly asses and report on compliance with legal requirements
  • Develop a periodic compliance reporting mechanism & provide regular reports to CO SMT.
  • Assess the effectiveness of existing risk and compliance control measures to identify and mitigate risks and non-compliance.
  • Based on Compliance checks & reports develop organizational wide targeted improvement plans including a suite of tools that improve control measures and organization understanding of donor regulations & relevant JAM South Sudan policies.

Risk Management:

  • Be the focal point for risk management & ensure effective implementation of risk management framework across the operations.
  • Lead training initiatives relating to Risk Management.
  • Lead discussion on risks regularly in SMT/E-SMT/AMT meetings & regularly monitor progress on implementation of response plan in risk register.
  • Support CO in development of operational risk registers and risk registers of particular projects at proposal stage; support the development of action plan for risk management

Accountability:

  • Lead trainings related to Code of Conduct, Risk Management and compliance across the country operations.
  • Support management in increasing the awareness and visibility of accountability mechanism of JAM South Sudan.
  • In coordination with other stakeholders ensure the Accountability Improvement Plans are regularly updated & progress is monitored
  • Be part of the Code of Conduct & Risk Management process and undertake Code of Conduct, and management investigations when required
  • Conduct or direct internal administrative investigations of compliance issues in coordination with Risk Response committee(RRC).

Other

  • Advise Senior Management on gaps identified thorough internal and external audit reports.
  • Ensure the JAM South Sudan internal policies are in accordance with country laws and are being followed; also ensure NGO laws is followed up by all sectors (program and support).
  • Liaise with JAM South Sudan lawyer with regard to legal cases; updating senior management and country Director as required.
  • Work closely with M&E Manager to ensure that appropriate accountability mechanisms are in place

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Education

  • B Com or BBA (Accounting) or equivalent degree and/or professional certification in accounting.
  • Professional Accounting with CPA/ACCA/CIMA/CIA or equivalent certification preferred.

Others

  • At least 3 years of experience in Audit, Risk Management or Compliance role
  • Understanding of the local laws and sensitivity to the socio-cultural context
  • Desirable: Experience in Humanitarian sector will have an added advantage
  • Experience and use of tools and systems for risk management and compliance
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with a well-developed ability to motivate and persuade at high levels;
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking ability;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results;
  • A wide working knowledge of major donor regulations with particular bias to major Multilateral and Bilateral donor funding.
  • Commitment to JAM values

Disclaimer Clause:

This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to apply

Interested and qualified South Sudanese should send their CVs and cover letters to [email protected]

2022-02-22

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