Action Against Hunger Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Action Against Hunger Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Summary of Position

  • The holder of the position will ensure that an organization adheres to legal standards and internal policies, minimizing risks and promoting ethical practices. This role involves monitoring and interpreting regulations, developing and implementing compliance policies, conducting regular audits, and managing compliance training programs. The Compliance Manager also investigates violations, reports findings to the Country Director and senior management and regulatory bodies, and serves as the focal point of contact with regulatory authorities. Through these efforts, the Compliance Manager helps maintain the organization's integrity and operational effectiveness.


    The Compliance Manager will be responsible for ensuring that Action Against Hunger's operations in Kenya comply with internal policies, donor regulations, and local laws.
    This role will play a critical part in promoting a culture of integrity and accountability within the organization as well support local partners on integrity, accountability and compliance aspect.

  • The Compliance Manager’s role involves engaging with various stakeholders to ensure that the organization adheres to regulatory requirements and internal policies.

  • Compliance manager will work closely with the senior management team to provide regularly report on compliance issues, risks, and progress and relevant recommendations.

  • Communicate compliance policies and procedures to all employees and provide guidance on compliance-related matters.

  • Collaborate with different departments i.e. HR, Finance, procurement and programs to ensure integrated compliance efforts across the organization.

  • Coordinate with all relevant department to conduct internal audits to assess compliance with policies and regulations and External Auditors facilitate external audits and inspections by regulatory bodies or third-party auditors.

    Essential Job Duties


  • Ensure that procurement processes comply with organizational policies, donor regulations, and local laws.

  • Review and approve procurement documentation for accuracy and completeness.

  • Conduct regular audits of procurement activities to identify and mitigate risks.

  • Provide guidance and training to staff on procurement best practices.


  • Monitor logistics operations to ensure compliance with internal and external requirements.

  • Review logistics documentation and processes for adherence to standards.

  • Conduct spot checks and audits of logistics activities, including warehousing and transportation.

  • Develop and implement strategies to improve logistics efficiency and compliance.


  • Ensure financial operations comply with organizational policies, donor regulations, and local laws.

  • Review financial records and reports for accuracy and compliance.

  • Conduct
    regular audits of financial transactions and processes.

  • Provide support and training to finance staff on compliance and best practices.

  • Review donor and partner agreements ensuring the financial terms and conditions are compatible with ACH systems and guidelines (procurement rules and financial guidelines like co-financing, exchange rates, interest and budget rules) and are favorable to quality implementation and reporting.

    Working Conditions, Travel and Environment

  • The duties of the job require regular job attendance at least five days per week. Must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.

  • Must be able to travel regularly for business purposes which can be up to 75% of the time. While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee may be exposed to precarious settings under high security risks and/or very basic living conditions and outside weather conditions, as well as to infectious diseases.

    Required Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Bachelor's in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a related field.

  • Master's in business related courses is added advantage

  • Must be holder of the professional certification CPA K, CISA.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in compliance, audit, or risk management, preferably within an international NGO sector.

    Required Skills & Competencies

  • In-depth knowledge of donor regulations, Kenya labour laws, and compliance best practices.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to work independently and team player.

  • High level of integrity and ethical standards.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, encouraging colleagues to contribute to common work challenges and deadlines

  • Willingness to travel frequently to field implementation locations, including West Pokot, Samburu, Turkana, Baringo, Isiolo, Tana River and Mandera.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Action Against Hunger Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

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