Risk and Compliance Manager NGO Job Careers – Medical Teams International (MTI)

and Compliance Manager

Organization: Medical
Teams International (MTI)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Medical Teams
International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development
organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break
barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world”. MTI-UG has
operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive
Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

Job Summary:  The Risk and Compliance Manager plays a
pivotal role in assuring Medical Teams International Uganda activities are in
compliance with a complex array of internal and external policies, procedures
and regulations. Under the supervision of the Country Director s/he will
evaluate, audit, review, assess and monitor the strength and weaknesses of
Medical Teams Uganda financial and internal control standards and activities.
The Advisor will have responsibility for the development of tools, systems and
training to ensure compliance and effectiveness of risk management, control and
operational processes of Medical Teams Uganda and its Sub-contractors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Ongoing review and evaluation of current Medical Teams Uganda
    administrative policies and procedures (HR, Finance, Program, Procurement,
    Vehicle, IT, etc.) to ensure compliance with global policies; and identify
    gaps, suggest improvements, and create tools as appropriate
  • Verify whether processes comply with applicable laws and
    regulations, and donor requirements.
  • Review the reliability and integrity of financial information and
    the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information
  • In coordination with Uganda’s finance team ensure all activities
    conducted by subcontractors are compliant with donor guidelines; conduct
    regular site visits, draft reports and corrective action plans
  • Develop and implement procedures and templates for formulating,
    executing and monitoring subawards
  • Verify subawardee accounting systems, financial reporting and
    internal controls comply to applicable accounting and financial reporting

Risk Management and
Fraud Prevention

  • Prepare and maintain a dynamic annual risk-management plan; perform
    duties necessary to achieve the internal audit objectives and scope
  • Evaluate and review the Internal Control System to ensure that it is
    functioning as planned; modify as required to meet the changes in
    operating conditions
  • Organize, direct and control internal audit activities with external
    auditors and relevant regulatory bodies; coordinate the implementation of
    the auditors’ recommendations
  • Initiate and/or participate in special investigations, ad hoc
    reviews, and unannounced visits for suspected cases of fraud and other
    investigations as necessary
  • Use appropriate project and financial management tools to determine
    whether results are consistent with the established goals and objectives
    and if they are carried out within the budget and time frame
  • Provide regular reports and updates to senior management to keep
    them aware of critical issues
  • Coordinates with the Director, Compliance regarding global
    Compliance initiatives, in-country investigations, and the Ugandan risk
    management plan.

Capacity Building

  • Coordinate and deliver informal, practical training to operations
    and program personnel on risk management, internal controls, fraud, etc.
  • Identify capacity gaps in sub-contractor operations and conduct
    skills training and capacity building activities
  • Provide guidance to senior management staff in finance and
    operations in the area of internal controls, fraud prevention, financial
    management and reporting of donor funds
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in finance,
    accounting, audit, economics, business management, commerce or related
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA),
    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • At least seven years of internal audit or other directly relevant
    experience such as auditing, evaluation of risks/internal controls, etc.
  • Substantial history implementing UN and USG-supported projects
    including providing technical assistance to local organizations in
    accounting systems, financial management and reporting, internal controls
    and compliance systems.
  • Experience developing administrative and financial policies and
  • Commitment to Medical Teams Calling Statement, Core Values and Code
    of Conduct
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, including U.S. Government, UN and EU
    grant rules and regulations
  • Ability to identify key audit issues, present sensitive and
    difficult audit findings and recommendations to management
  • Demonstrated tactful and balanced approach when dealing with matters
    of potential fraud
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate plan, organize and follow through
    to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress, especially in situations
    which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should email their application letters and
Curriculum Vitae including work related references to;

Only online
applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such
as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped
files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please clearly indicate the Position Title and Location you are applying for.
Do not attach your Academic Transcripts. They will be requested if you are
short listed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal
opportunity employer.

Deadline: 26th July 2019 by 5:00PM

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