Field Officer, Internal Audit Non-profit Jobs - GiveDirectly


Job Title:       Field Officer, Internal Audit 
Organisation: GiveDirectly
Duty Station: Eastern and Western Uganda
Reports to: Associate Field Manager Internal Audit     

About US:
GiveDirectly is an international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional, top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art technologies and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently, and transparently.

Job Summary:  The Field Officer, Internal Audit will be expected to audit the work of the enrolment team, whose core responsibility is surveying households and enrolling them on our programme.  The Field Officer will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering Give Directly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Engaging with GiveDirectly recipients in the field, in order to:
  • Assess our field processes and recommend any corrections and improvements as and where you see them.
  • Measure the quality of FO data against set data quality standards and reporting any cases of inconsistency.
  • Assess our field team’s compliance with GD field processes and policies.    
  • Identify and report key risks associated with GD’s program in the community.
  • Report any cases of fraud and bribery by GD staff and or recipient(s).
  • Examine local stakeholder’s assessment of GD’s program within their community.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly Field Officer, Internal Audit job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • At least two years of  previous working experience in the field with preference to vulnerable communities
  • Demonstrated ability to audit recipient surveys and associated processes.
  • Good computer and mobile device data entry and assessment ability or experience.
  • Possess critical thinking ability and good judgment in resolving operational glitches.
  • Possess high-quality problem solving, work ethic.
  • Good time-management skills
  • Particularly skilled with interpersonal skills with high honesty, and integrity.
  • Strong interest in the mission of GiveDirectly and commitment to advancing GD’s distinctive values.
  • Physical fitness and ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent the organization effectively to external parties.
  • Have ability to exercise patience and good judgment in resolving recipient problems.
  • Must possess work/language proficiency in either (1) English and Kiswahili, or (2) English and Ateso.

 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


NB: Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.

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