Partnership Compliance Officer (PCO)


Partnership Compliance Officer (PCO) Job Advert

GOAL is currently seeking to hire a Partnership Compliance Officer (PCO)
to join our Uganda team as part of a new 5 year agricultural market systems
programme that commenced in June 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for you
to join an extremely dynamic International NGO and to use your skills in
partnership, compliance and finance. If you are familiar with working within
the international development aid sector and have a strong background in
partnership management, then this role is perfect for you!


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Support the capacity building
of CSO partner organization 

·       Carry out financial training to partner’s

·       Carry out compliance and safeguarding

·       Carry out one to one capacity building to
partners finance personnel on a monthly basis.

·       Carry out financial assessment for each
partner every year there is a project to be funded.

·       Coordinate individual or group external
audits for every partner each year.

Support to partner grants

·       Carry out financial review of all partners’
proposal/budgets prior to further review by the Partnership Compliance Manager

·       Review all partners finance reports,
supporting documentation and following up on any queries before forwarding to
Partnership Compliance Manager (PCM) for approval.

·       Timely updating of partners disbursements

·       Ensuring partner closure out procedure have
been properly adhered to whenever a grant comes to an end.

Reporting and documentation

·       Provide monthly report to Partnership
Compliance Manager (PCM) based on your monthly work plan;

·       File all financial reports, trip reports,
official communications, compliance trainings and financial assessment/due
diligences and internal and external audits by partner in an orderly manner
both soft and hard copies.

Support the capacity building
of Private Sector partner organization financial systems.

·       Conduct due diligences/Assessments for
potential private sector Partners.

·       Draft MOU’s/Agreements for Private sector

·       Review Private sector Approval Checklist and
ensure it is complete before drafting MOU’s.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       A university degree in business and/or
accounting with a recognised institution.

·       ACCA/CPA at least level 2.

·       Minimum years (2) years’ experience in a
similar role.

·       Experience in collaborating and working with
both private and public sectors.

·       Strong analytical skills

·       Strong communication, presentation and
training skills (in both spoken and written English)

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability
to build relationships with a range of organisations.

·       Proficient computer skills (MS Word,
PowerPoint and Excel)

·       Ability to travel up to 70% of time from




Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a
global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most
vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most
vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and
development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster
situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater
resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

General description of the country programme:



GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which
have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants
and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring
the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and
business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or
organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any
candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies
any job offer made is also subject to a range of background checks. GOAL is an
equal opportunities employer.


How to Apply:

All Interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their
applications by email with 3 reference contacts (current or former Line
Manager) from the last three employers  
and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda:  indicating the
title ‘Partnership Compliance Officer’ in the subject line





Deadline: 18th  February 2021


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