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Internal Control Officer


  • Organization: ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Location: Manila
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job Purpose

The Internal Control Officer performs control testing and monitoring activities on key processes linked to significant risks identified within the organization


  • Internally, interacts with different unit in HQ, Field, Risk & Assurance units of different metiers
  • No external relationships

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Performs financial and non-financial review for field delegations, HQ and CSN
  • Independently performs compliance checks of the internal control system based on SOPs and test plans related to processes with medium to high level of complexity
  • Verifies that controls in place in a process under review are implemented effectively
  • Proactively studies all ICRC rules and guidelines relevant to the process
  • Ensures proper, complete, and auditable documentation of review performed
  • Drafts the noted non-compliance findings and submits to the Team Lead for review
  • Reviews responses to findings and responds in a timely manner
  • Escalates issues and review gaps to the Team Lead
  • May be called upon to present his/her findings to the respective process owners in the field or in HQ
  • May provide support to the Team Lead as needed
  • Participates in functional groups that aim to achieve objectives of the unit aligned to its strategies
  • Completes relevant trainings determined necessary for the role
  • Actively participates in reflections that aim to improve efficiency and effectivity of the unit



Additional Duties

  • May be deployed to the field or HQ for support mission as necessary
  • May provide support to other process teams where qualified
  • Represents the ICRC in an appropriate way during activities, in meetings and in the field, and avoids any activity that may reflect negatively on the ICRC’s image
  • Takes responsibility for their own professional learning and development

Selection Requirements

  • At least three (3) years of experience in internal or external audit
  • Experience in quality assurance audit is an asset
  • Qualification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or equivalent is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of CAATs (IDEA caseware) is an asset
  • Fluent command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of other languages such as French, Arabic, Spanish or Russian is an asset

What We Offer

  • Diverse and humanitarian-minded workforce
  • An opportunity to contribute to institutional efforts to protect and assist conflict victims worldwide.
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule

Application Reminders

If this sounds like a good fit for you, kindly apply through the Apply now button below and attach a copy of your updated and comprehensive resume along with your motivation letter.

Deadline of Application: 01 July 2024
Target Start Date: Immediately
Office Address: 32/F Petron Megaplaza, 358 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City, Philippines


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
This vacancy is open for Philippine residents only.

This vacancy is now closed.