PURPOSE OF POSITION
World Vision seeks a full-time Compliance Officer (based in Gaziantep, Turkey with regular travel to Amman, Jordan for a USAID-funded two-year, multi-sector humanitarian programme in Northern Syria.
This position will ensure that the USAID (OFDA) funded project in Northern Syria is delivered according to donor regulations, in line with WV internal policies and procedures and external (Governmental) laws and regulations. The project is to be implemented through a consortium of international and local NGOs, and therefore this position will engage closely with counterparts in other organisations.
The Compliance Officer will be tasked with undertaking checks and reviews of documentation and processes, and strengthening and (where necessary) designing systems to ensure compliance; providing expert advice on donor and World Vision requirements and regulations to World Vision staff and partner organisations; supporting contract and sub-grant reviews with partner organisations; helping to build staff and partner capacity around contractual and donor requirements.
Country/grant specific content
The position will be based within the FAST consortium management unit. The purpose of the FAST consortium management unit is to ensure the successful implementation of the OFDA funded project in Northwest Syria.
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End Results Expected
Provide support to WV and partner staff to ensure compliance with OFDA requirements.
Provide advice on contractual aspects of OFDA grant to partner organisations to ensure donor requirements are met
Lead on analysis of risk and development/strengthening of related mitigation activities
Support to investigation and incident management
Follow up on Risk & Compliance tools for the Consortium, which may include a Compliance Action Plan (CAP), Risk Register (RR)
Provide training and other capacity building initiatives
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
Experience working in a humanitarian or NGO environment plus an international development/business/finance undergraduate or post graduate degree, or a degree in another relevant field
Minimum 5 years of experience in Grants Compliance or Grant Project Management or Grants Finance, including experience of working with US funding
Excellent knowledge of USAID/OFDA donor regulations
Experience of working with partner organisations, and related understanding of sub-granting mechanism and contractual obligations
Excellent communication, interpersonal, representation and negotiation skills
Excellent analytical and writing (English) skills
Sound planning, time management and administrative skills
Ability to work under pressure, in a team, and for long hours if required
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT and DB Software
License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:
Excellent written & spoken English.
Arabic is an advantage
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Experience or understanding of audit function in humanitarian/development field is desirable
Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.