Job Opportunity at the World Food Program: Risk and Compliance Officer in Mali 2020

Date limite : 23 juin 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: World Food Program

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity at the World Food Program: Risk and Compliance Officer in Mali 2020

The World Food Program (WFP) is looking for a qualified Risk and Compliance Officer to join the team and work for 11 months in Mali for 2020-2021. 


  1. Provide expert advice to CO management and staff on risk & compliance issues and creation of viable control environment to support operational efficiency.
  2. Provide assistance in ensuring that the use of all WFP resources is in conformity with WFP Policy, Rules and Regulations and with the approved CO strategic plans/project plans and donor funding agreements.
  3. Provide advice on enhancement and/or initiate establishment of adequate internal control systems including performance and risk management systems, monitoring and oversight plans and support their implementation.
  4. Contribute to the development of compliance Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for managing the risk and compliance function.
  5. Undertake periodic and ad hoc reviews independently or with relevant managers in country and field offices.
  6. Facilitate accountability across functional units, prepare comprehensive reports and formulate sound recommendations on required actions in areas of compliance vulnerability including procedural and regulatory amendments.
  7. Review and provide advice on internal policies and procedures and monitor their consistent and correct application.
  8. Undertake timely follow-up of the implementation of audit, evaluation and other oversight bodies’ recommendations and associated management actions.
  9. Provide advice to Management and follow-up on eventual fraud cases and eventual beneficiaries’ complaints related to CO operations.
  10. Act as a focal point and/or support the designated Performance and Risk Management Champion (PARC) in the CO for annual performance planning and reviews, risk assessment and updating of CO risk registers.
  11. Prepare periodic progress reports on the status of compliance and internal controls in the office.
  12. Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  13. Assess information/training needs and prepare and deliver training programmes or information sessions for managers and staff.
  14. Ensure that the CO complies with the procedures in force in the areas of procurement.
  15. Ensure the review, respect and application of mechanisms in place in internal control  area.
  16. Advise management on issues related to both code of conduct, ethics and discipline in the workplace as well as legal issues.
  17. Supervise staff and provide to them training and technical guidance.
  18. Other duties as required.

Deliverables at the end of the contract:

  1. CO Annual Performance Plan (APP) and Risk Register (RR) finalized within established timelines.
  2. CO Annual Assurance Statement finalized within set timelines; Coordinate with Finance the submission of the LOR, which should be sent with the Annual Assurance Statement.
  3. CO knowledge building and sharing exercises facilitated.
  4. Quarterly risk and compliance updates provided to management.
  5. Monitor the timeliness of Heads of Unit implementation of oversight recommendations made by audit, evaluation and Regional Bureau oversight missions.
  6. Effective coordination with other CO actors engaged in work related to anti-fraud/corruption/ethics e.g. Peer Support Volunteers, Respectful Workplace Advisors, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse focal points etc.
  7. The Global Risk and Compliance (GRC) database is regularly updated.

Qualifications & experience required:

  1. Education: Advanced University degree in business/public administration, finance, accounting, international development, audit or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses in audit, performance and risk management or other related fields.
  2. Experience: Five years of relevant progressively responsible experience in leading, undertaking and/or contributing to risk management activities, including assessing and recommending effective internal controls and mitigation actions, in various organizations that use modern enterprise risk management frameworks, techniques and systems.
  3. Languages: Fluency (Level C) in English and French.

Knowledge and skills:

  1. Has gained program/project management experience.
  2. Has conducted monitoring and reporting activities, demonstrating knowledge of results hierarchy, performance metrics and measurement.
  3. Has conducted risk analysis and developed risk mitigation strategies.
  4. Has conducted internal control system evaluations and financial and management capacities of various organizations.

About World Food Programme:

The World Food Program (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. According to the WFP, it provides food assistance to an average of 91.4 million people in 83 countries each year. From its headquarters in Rome and from more than 80 country offices around the world, the WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group and part of its executive committee.

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Région: Asie-pacifique

Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: Malaisie


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