AVIS DE VACANCE DE POSTE/CRSMLI/034/2023
Le Catholic Relief Services, USCCB, « CRS » Mali recrute le personnel ci-après pour son programme : Un (e) Risk and Compliance Manager (West Africa Regional Office)
La date limite de soumission est le 24 octobre 2023, les candidats intéressés peuvent postuler via le lien suivant : Job Link
Aucune candidature ne sera reçue par mail. Prière d’utiliser le lien pour postuler.
« CRS met un accent particulier sur les valeurs familiales, y compris les congés de maternité et de paternité, les politiques qui favorisent l’allaitement maternel exclusif, la disponibilité d’une crèche au bureau et le travail selon les heures flexibles dans la mesure du possible »
En postulant à cet emploi, je comprends et reconnais que CRS exige de son personnel : qu’il traite toutes les personnes avec dignité et respect et qu’il prévienne activement le harcèlement, la maltraitance, l’exploitation et le trafic d’êtres humains. De plus, je comprends que si je suis un candidat retenu, je serai soumis à une vérification approfondie des antécédents et que mes références personnelles/ professionnelles seront utilisées pour évaluer mes comportements liés aux sujets susmentionnés relatifs à la protection.
DESCRIPTION DE POSTE
Job Title: Risk and Compliance Manager
Reports to: WARO Risk & Compliance RTA
Job Type: Local Regular, Full-Time
Job Location: Telecommuting/Remote
Salary Grade: 9
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.
You will manage risk functions for the 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.
Responsibilities of the position
- 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.
- Supports with new staff (WARO & CP level) onboarding process
- Designs and facilitates training materials in risk management, fraud prevention and compliance.
- Supports Regional Technical Advisor in end year activities (ICQ and Risk reporting process).
- Supports Regional Technical Advisor in reviewing agreements (prime and subagreements).
- 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.
Fraud Allegation Management Surge capacity role
- Carry out and lead reviews/investigations at CP and partners level and effectively report the outcomes to supervisor, CP management & EtU as applicable.
- Ensure key steps throughout the investigative process, including planning, fieldwork, reporting are coordinated effectively with input and guidance from the Region and EtU. That reviews and investigations are performed in line with supervisor’s guidance, CRS Fraud Allegation Management Procedures, CRS Policies, local laws and donor regulations.
- Develop or contribute to the development of investigation plans/Scope of Work (SoW) for investigations.
- Undertake investigations & reviews into allegations of violations of policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and applicable rules and regulations.
- Effectively document and write reports on findings and recommendations to improve processes and internal controls. Propose strategies to strengthen country office control systems and procedures.
Required training, experience and capabilities
Education and experience
- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other relevant field preferred. CIA, CFE or CPA or similar qualification highly preferred.
- Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Project Management Professional certifications preferred.
- Minimum of 7 years’ work experience, ideally with an international organization, with progressive responsibility in operations and/or programming. At least 3 of these years entailing audit, Investigations, 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, 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
- Knowledge of and experience working with USG, DFID, and other major public donors
- Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
- Experience carrying out audits/investigations, internal control and financial systems review.
- Skilled in collecting, synthesizing and analyzing data.
- Strong problem-solving skills.
- High level of language proficiency English (and other languages French, Spanish, Arabic)
- Able to make oral presentations and write clear reports.
- 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.
Language: English, French
Travel required: Must be willing and able to travel up to 50 %.
Supervisory Responsibilities : None
Key Working Relationships :
Internal: Country Risk & Compliance Managers & Officers, Country Representatives, Heads of Operations, Global Risk & Compliance team, other operations department staff.
Agency REDI competencies (for all CRS staff):
The organization’s competencies clarify the behaviours and attitudes expected of all staff. When demonstrated, they create a stimulating work environment, help staff members perform at their best, and enable CRS to achieve the organization’s goals.
- Personal responsibility – Constantly takes responsibility for one’s own actions.
- Acts with Integrity – Consistently models values aligned with CRS’s guiding principles and mission. Is considered honest.
- Builds and maintains trust – Demonstrates consistency between words and actions.
- Collaborates with others – Works effectively in cross-cultural and diverse teams.
- Open to learning – Looks for experiences that can change perspective or provide opportunities to learn new things.
The Organization’s Leadership Competencies:
- Leads Change – Continually seeks ways to improve the organization through a culture of agility, openness and innovation.
- Develops and recognizes others – Builds the capacity of staff to reach their full potential and improve team and organizational performance.
- Strategy Predisposition – Understands the role in transformation, communication and implementation of the organization’s team strategy and priorities.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
CRS prioritizes candidates who are citizens/ permanent residents of the countries where we have CRS offices.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Female applications and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged and recommended.