UN Job Careers – Risk Management and Compliance Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Risk Management and Compliance
Officer

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Risk Management and Compliance Advisor

Position Grade:
P3

About US:

The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:
The Risk Management and Compliance Officer will support operational managers in
effective risk management and compliance thereby improving risk culture and
integrity in the organization. The incumbent shall assist in reviewing the
adequacy of risk management and compliance systems, structures, procedures and
capacities across the Operation, and support development and delivery of
measures as appropriate for their strengthening. The incumbent will be part of
a network Risk Management 2.0 practitioners and will support corporate
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) capacity to ensure coherence of approach,
identify and address systemic root causes requiring a corporate-level response,
and the sharing of best-practice. The incumbent will work with managers and
staff to assist and build their capacities to identify and address risk and
compliance issues in their areas of responsibility.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Provide
support on risk management approaches, tools and compliance issues to
management and staff.

·       
Support
the integration of risk management in operational planning and decision-making
processes.

·       
Support
the review of risks across the operation, including identification, analysis
and assessment.

·       
Support
the design and implementation of risk mitigation actions as appropriate.

·       
Assist
the risk advisor and functional units in the operation with all aspects of risk
management.

·       
Maintain
and update the Corporate Risk Register as an active risk management tool.

·       
Support
the coordination and delivery of relevant trainings, workshops and other
capacity building initiatives relevant to risk management and compliance
internally and with partners.

·       
Contribute
to improving procedures that integrate risk management and compliance within
the Operation.

·       
Assist
in the coordination and the  follow-up on
the oversight entities recommendations (audit, inspection, evaluation as well
as internal compliance monitoring/coordination review assignment), and take
appropriate action with the operation’s focal points to address any problems or
difficulties arising from monitoring of the process.

·       
Undertake
support missions in the operation as necessary and agreed/requested.

·       
Contribute
to inter-agency forums and discussions related to risk management and
compliance.

·       
Prepare/contribute
relevant inputs to reports and analysis as requested.

Key Results:

·       
Risk
management is integrated through planning and decision-making processes
throughout the operation.

·       
UNHCR
managers and staff are supported in their risk and compliance responsibilities
through practical advice and assistance.

·       
Potential
areas of compliance vulnerability and risk are identified and corrective action
plans for resolution of problematic issues are developed and implemented.

·       
The
Corporate Risk Register is maintained and regularly reviewed.

·       
Lessons
learned are disseminated

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Risk Management and Compliance
Officer job placement should hold an undergraduate degree (equivalent of a
BA/BS) in Business Administration, Management, Law, Economics, International
Relations or related fields plus minimum 6 years of previous job experience
relevant to the position with at least four (4) years’ experience with UNHCR,
other UN and/or humanitarian field. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s)
plus 5 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 4 years of previous
relevant work experience may also be accepted.

·       
Demonstrated
experience in project management.

·       
Good
knowledge of UN/UNHCR regulations and policies.

·       
Good
knowledge of UNHCR/UN information systems (MSRP, Focus etc.) and standard
computer applications (Excel, Word, Access, Visio, etc.).

·       
Demonstrated
high level of integrity, objectivity, impartiality and fairness.

·       
Very
strong analysis and drafting skills.

·       
Knowledge
of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Desirable
Qualifications & Competencies

·       
Professional
qualification in accounting, audit, fraud, public administration.

·       
General
specific learning/training in the fields of evaluations, risk and programme
management.

·       
Knowledge
of and working experience with Enterprise Risk Management frameworks.

·       
Knowledge
of additional UN languages.

How to Apply:

All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
details.

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Here

Deadline: 16th April 2020

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