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Senior Compliance & Internal Risk Officer

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF)

This is a Full-time position in Mbarara posted November 19, 2020.

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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
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
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
Emotionally intelligent individual, with ability to resolve conflicts
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