CRS Risk and Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

CRS Risk and Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • You will manage risk functions for the Kenya/Somalia country program (CP) adhering to CRS policies, local laws, and donor regulations to ensure effective delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable.

  • Your knowledge and guidance will reduce risk to staff, to the effectiveness of our programming and to the people we serve through the application of the principles of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

    Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with audit, risk and compliance leads in HQ and the regional level and CP leadership on implementing and strengthening internal control systems and continuous process performance improvement.

  • Anticipate and identify risk issues and challenges and the most appropriate solutions to address them.

  • Support implementation of sub-recipient financial management policy (SRFMP)

  • In collaboration with CP management, plan and perform internal audits, control reviews and compliance assessments. Analyze results and provide recommendations.

  • In collaboration with CP management, programming, and/or operation leads, design and facilitate relevant risk training sessions and contribute to relevant components of institutional capacity strengthening plans for CRS and partners.

  • Serve as liaison and support external audits. Coordinate action plans to close out audit findings.

  • Serve as liaison and support fraud allegation response process: Contribute to the development of investigation plans/Scope of Work (SoW) for investigations. In collaboration with Ethics Unit, support investigations and reviews into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations.

    Required Languages - Fluency in English

    Travel - Must be willing and able to travel within Kenya and Somalia up to 40 %.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and systems thinking skills

  • Ability to make sound judgment

  • Ethical conduct
    in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics

  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of data analytics techniques and process performance improvement leading practices

  • Knowledge of accounting systems

  • Coaching and training abilities.

  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and information management systems.

    Supervisory Responsibilities - Technical supervisory responsibilities through a dotted line supervisory of the Somalia Grants and Compliance Manager

    Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal:Kenya and Somalia leadership, Regional and HQ colleagues, Country Program Staff in Kenya and Somalia

  • External: Local Implementing Partners

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other relevant field preferred. Accounting or audit certification highly preferred.

  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Project Management Professional certifications preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience, ideally with an international organization, with progressive responsibility in operations and/or programming. At least 3 of these years entailing audit, compliance or risk management experience

  • Knowledge of audit standards and compliance regulations; knowledge of COSO’s Internal Control Framework or The Institute of Internal Audit’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

  • Knowledge of and experience working with USG and other major public donors

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CRS Risk and Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

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