FHI – REGIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER VACANCY

REGIONAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER
LOCATION: Nigeria
REQ ID: 2316

DESCRIPTION
FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.   Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.  We seek qualified candidates for the position of Regional Compliance Officer (RCO), in Abuja, Nigeria.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The RCO is a senior level position responsible for overseeing and managing the compliance issues in the field. She/he will ensure the operations of FHI 360’s field offices are in compliance with the regulatory requirements, and with the internal policies and procedures. She/he will be assigned a region of responsibility to provide technical support to, but will also be required to provide audit and investigation support to projects outside of that region. The RCO will take a business approach, acting in the role of a partner with program staff, in the corporate compliance function.

Coordinate a standard approach with the implementation of FHI 360′s established monitoring tools, and prioritize/implement recommendations that surface;
Conduct organizational wide (covering both country and program levels) Compliance Reviews;
Education and Training on compliance matters;
Assistance in management of the organization’s compliance hotline which is both web based and telephonic;
Participate in identifying, managing and assessing risk;
Assistance in the development and enforcement of compliance and internal audit related policies;
Assistance in the review of organization wide standard operating procedures;
Conduct as needed skills assessment on newly recruited finance staff both in the field and HQ
Conduct follow up reviews on internal audit observations;
Participate in investigations into regulatory and compliance issues;
Plan and analyze the requirements of internal and external compliance and internal controls needed to effectively meet the mandates;
Act in an advisory role on compliance matters;
Provide ad hoc support on internal audits on an exceptional basis;
Plan for and conducts compliance reviews for domestic and international projects
Conduct follow up reviews of countries/projects based on internal audit observations and compliance review findings
Coordinate or perform investigations on Fraud, Waste, or abuse of FHI 360 operations and projects;
Work with the global operational teams to ensure that anonymous or other contact with OCIA is encouraged on issues of compliance in an open, productive, and transparent manner;
Ensure that hotline and contact information is visible, understood and updated in all relevant electronic media onsite in project country offices and at headquarters;
Provide assistance (demand driven) to field staff in the area of compliance on matters such as finance, procurement, operations or HR based on the results of compliance reviews, and/or internal audit findings;
Provide in person and web based training on external rules, regulations and legislation which requires compliance of all staff (i.e., foreign corrupt practices act, mandatory disclosure, full cooperation, etc.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High School/GED and 11 – 13 years relevant experience; or AA and 9 – 11 years relevant experience; or BS/BA Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Auditing and 7 – 9 years experience; or MS/MA/MBA with 5 – 7 years combined experience in accounting/budgeting management.
CLICK LINK TO APPLY
http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHI&cws=1&rid=2316

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