Call for application: Risk and Compliance Coordinator Cameroon

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
Call for application: Risk and Compliance Coordinator Cameroon 

Job Description

The Risk and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for supporting NRC Cameroon’s efforts to effectively manage risks; promoting a risk management culture within the Country Office (CO), for supporting the Country Director (CD) in ensuring the CO’s compliance within high-risk areas and with regulations not specific to a given function (i.e. Document Management, COTER, sanctions, data protection, etc.); and responding to any issues or questions that arise relating to the CO’s work on PSEA, DPR, legal and Code of Conduct.

Generic responsibilities
  • Support the CD and the CMG by ensuring: That risks in the CO’s operations are identified, assessed and controlled effectively; and CO’s compliance within high-risk areas/issues.
  • Support in-country function leaders (Area Managers, Head of Programmes, Health Safety and Security Manager) with implementing compliance improvement measures related to high-risk areas/issues.
  • Support function leaders in the CO with ensuring that all SOPs in the CO are aligned with policies and regulations not related to a specific function, are coherent with other SOPs throughout the CO and NRC and follow basic quality principles.
  • Support the CO’s focal point for audits in the coordination of the work among the different CO's sections/units to respond to external audits initiated by institutional donors and to facilitate the follow up of these audits’ recommendations.
  • Provide training and support to CO staff on the following: i) Areas of expertise held by the R&C function at HO (Risk management, compliance, Anti-corruption, Data Protection, Code of Conduct, legal and complaints management) and ii) compliance with regulations not specific to a given function (i.e. SSD, COTER, sanctions).
  • Contribute to the development of NRC’s risk management framework by documenting lessons learned and best practices in the CO.
Specific responsibilities
  • Monitor compliance in the implementation of NRC’s policies, procedures and controls through regular spot checks, field visits and in-depth reviews, as agreed with senior management/the CD.
  • In collaboration with programme and support staff, support in developing document management systems, including the development of a standard filling and referencing system, including training and advising the responsible deparments.
  • Conduct spot checks and field visit reports on various aspects of NRC operations and functions, as agreed and requested; following field visits, complete risk-based reports for senior management and support in the tracking of recommendations.
  • Support each NRC field site in compiling updated location-based risk mapping; support in training staff and developing a culture of risk management; facilitating the regular risk monitoring processes.
  • Support continuous improvement of operational standards
  • Contribute to organizational learning and development in compliance and anti-corruption at NRC by sharing learning, experience and best practices with other compliance and anti-corruption practitioners in NRC. Based on lessons and evidence, implement relevant prevention mechanisms.
  • At the direction of the CD, support in internal investigations and produce required reports.
  • Take a lead on minor casework, allegations of misconduct such as theft, bribery, favouritism and similar.
  • Support the development of NRC’s compliance framework in Cameroon based on a thorough understanding of NRC’s procedures and guidelines, including the monitoring of Key Performance Indicators at regular intervals.
  • Serve as the focal point for data protection, which will include facilitating a data process mapping of all data processing activities, monitoring for data collection of sensitive information and advising on impact assessments and data breaches.
Essential qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant university field (Audit, Finance, public administration and similar)
  • Experience from working in a similar role in a humanitarian/development context
  • Full proficiency in spoken and written English and French
  • Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, and reporting skills
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative
Context related skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as an internal auditor/compliance role, preferably including experience in an internal audit function and in the NGO sector
  • Knowledge of donor rules and regulations and of INGO procedures
  • Systematic mind-set, attention to detail and capability of structuring a large amount of information in an easy accessible way
  • Experience with developing internal procedures, legal documents, contracts…
We Offer

Beginning: July 2021

Fix term Contract of 12 months

Duty Station: Buea with 50% of travel to all areas in Cameroon where NRC has field operations

Salary and benefits: Grade 7 step 1 NRC Cameroon Salary Grid

Apply Before : 06/22/2021, 06:00 PM

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