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Risk and Compliance Agent - (Lesotho Nationals Only)

Maseru

  • Organization: CRS - Catholic Relief Services
  • Location: Maseru
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Ombudsman and Ethics
  • Closing Date: Closed

Catholic Relief Services is currently recruiting for six RISK AND COMPLIANCE AGENTS in Maseru Thaba-Tseka, Semonkong & Mokhotlong, Lesotho:

About CRS:

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.

Job Summary:

You will conduct risk related activities for the country program (CP) including sub-recipient compliance adhering to CRS policies, local laws, and donor regulations to help ensure effective delivery of high-quality programming on Bokamoso Ba Bana (3B) Project, to the poor and vulnerable. Your knowledge and skills will help 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

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the supply chain management team on strengthening internal control systems and processes related to commodity distribution and management.
  • Help identify risk issues and challenges and solutions to address them.
  • Support the planning and performance of internal audits, control reviews and compliance assessments, conduct audit activities as applicable. Help analyze results and provide recommendations.
  • Support the design and facilitation of trainings and institutional capacity strengthening plans for CRS and primary schools.
  • Support external audits and the coordination of action plans to close out audit findings.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school required. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration or other relevant Bachelor’s strongly preferred. Accounting and other relevant certification(s) a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience, ideally with an international organization, with progressive responsibility in operations and/or programming. At least 2 of these years entailing audit, compliance, or risk management experience.
  • Knowledge of audit standards and compliance regulations and familiarity with international standards for internal control and risk and compliance management (e.g., COSO, ISO, COBIT)

Required Languages – English and Sesotho, required.

Travel - include percentage of required travel, if applicable. Could be stated as Must be willing and able to travel up to 35%.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good relationship management skills
  • Good analytical, organizational, and systems thinking skills
  • Ability to make sound judgment
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with accounting systems.
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and information management systems.

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