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Senior Compliance Officer


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 16, 2022.

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# Job Description

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Senior Compliance Officer will provide
technical support to ensure that the operations of RHITES-E are ethical, in
compliance with donors’ regulations, statutory requirements and internal
policies and procedures. Liaising with the IntraHealth’s department of risk
management and compliance, s/he ensure proper management of the organization’s
risks at the country office level. S/he will ensure the effectiveness of
internal controls and improving compliance with agency and donor regulations
by developing, initiating, maintaining, and revising policies and procedures
to ensure general compliance and to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper
conduct. This includes reviewing and monitoring of IntraHealth and partner
financial transactions quarterly, and constant monitoring of project contracts
and grants. S/he will lead and coordinate systems improvement initiatives and
timely corrective actions and oversee implementation of adequate internal
control procedures for effective stewardship and management of resources.

Essential Functions
• General Compliance
• Maintain technical liaison with the IntraHealth’s department of risk
management and compliance to:
• Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, developing
and implementing corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues
and providing general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations
in the future
Ensure that all RHITES-E activities are in line with contractual obligations
and in agreement with USAID rules and regulations and maintain a compliance
dashboard for the RHITES-E Project
• Develop and maintain a central electronic repository for RHITES-E and
IntraHealth ‘s compliance and code of conduct for compliance policies and
procedures. Maintain records of compliance activities, including any
complaints or investigations.
• Analyze high risk and complex issues and provide practical and appropriate
advice, including escalating to the appropriate senior levels or forums and
recommending methods to proactively manage those risks
• Keep abreast of regulatory developments within and outside of the company as
well as evolving best practices in compliance control
• Financial compliance
• Perform audits, internal control reviews and compliance assessment
activities for the RHITES-E Project and sub awardees partners.
• Analyze findings of the internal audits, present these and corrective
recommendations to address identified control gaps to the COP and the RHITES-E
• Contracts and Grants compliance
• Continually review whether the contracts and grants management activities
are in compliance with the key controls contained in IntraHealth’s grant
management guidelines and with USAID rules and regulations
• Strategic planning
• Develop compliance organizational strategies and tools by contributing
information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and
direction, establishing functional objectives in line with organizational
• Ensure that the organization establishes and maintains an effective, best
practices compliance and ethics program, to prevent and detect violations of
law and other misconduct, and to promote ethical practices and a commitment to
compliance with the law as well as with internal and external policies

Education/Experience Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree Master’s degree preferred in Accountancy or Business
management or related field
• Certified with relevant professional body; CPA, CIA or compliance
certification is an added advantage.
• At least 5 years in compliance and risk management establishing and
maintaining effective working relationship
• Ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural, global
• Previous work experience with a USAID supported project will be an added
• Ability to review and analyze financial records, financial reports, and
• Ability to think both tactically and strategically
• Ability to multi-task effortlessly and manage competing priorities under
demanding deadlines
• Required Skills:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong Leadership skill is key
• Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and collaborate with national,
county and community level government authorities, implementing partners and
other key stakeholders.
• Highly developed communication skills
• Strong functional and people management skills
• Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
• Minimum noise levels in an office environment
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically
• Position is based in an office, requiring sitting at a desk most of the day

• Innovation-Develops new, better or significantly different ideas,
methods, solutions or initiatives that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s
performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
• Accountability – Holds self and others accountable for all work activities,
research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments
and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting
measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical
practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others
in all activities.
• Service Excellence – Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer
service concepts, processes, and techniques to access internal and/or external
client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations
through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
• Client Relationship Management – Knowledge and ability to determine and
satisfy current client needs and maintain a partnering relationship during
engagements; includes influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating,
Build and manage new relationships and collaborative alliances.
• Strategic Thinking – Applies organizational knowledge to identify and
maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing,
anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop
organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making
processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into
actionable business plans.
• Effective Communication Oral and Written – Understands effective
communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively
transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language
appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas,
information, and needs through the application of appropriate professional
communication behaviors

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**Closing Date** : 29th March. 2022

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