Risk and Compliance Officer

at Care Uganda
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 5, 2020
Category Business Operations
Currency UGX


Risk and Compliance Officer

Position: Location: Kampala
Job Summary
The Risk and Compliance Officer will support the Grants Section in effective risk management and compliance to donor regulations and overall CARE policies and procedures, thereby improving risk
culture and integrity in CARE Uganda. He /She will advise the Head of Grants and Compliance of any potential risks that may affect the reputation, safety, security, delivery of grant obligations and related
financial exposure of the CARE Uganda.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office including and good skills in using financial software applications
Fluency in English language and written communication;
Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting, and grants and contracts management processes.
Solid knowledge of Key donor regulations and compliance requirements
Solid Analytical and problem solving, financial trouble shooting and audit experience
Excellent people management skills and interpersonal skills including the ability to develop harmonious teams in a cross cultural context
Demonstrated ability to plan and monitor workflows and performance in a complex environment.

Experience Requirements

At least 7 years of demonstrated leadership experience in grants management including significant experience working with USG and European public donors. Experience working in relief and development contexts a plus.
Experience working in international NGO is desired;

Education Requirements

Advanced University degree in Accounting/finance, accounting, or related area from a recognized institution;
Must be an active member of a professional body.
A post graduate Qualification in a related field is desirable
Training of Adaptive Planning (ADP) and People Soft or a related Financial system

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