Job Title: Compliance Manager
Job Location: Blantyre with extensive travel to GOAL field offices
Reporting to: Assistant Country Director- Systems (ACDS)
Salary Range: From MWK 862,307.45 to MWK 1, 249,754
GOAL has been working in southern Malawi since 2002 and currently has a presence in four districts (Nsanje, Chikwawa, Machinga and Blantyre). GOAL’s global objective is to promote resilient well-being by: helping people to survive crisis; promoting optimal and resilient health; promoting food and nutrition security, and; supporting people to have sustainable livelihoods. GOAL maintains close working relationships with district authorities and relevant line ministries.
General Description of the Role
Reporting to the Assistant Country Director – Systems the main function of the Compliance Manager is to promote a culture of knowledge of specific donor rules and regulations, as well as GOAL internal processes and policies where relevant, and ensure an understanding of the necessity of compliance with those rules/regulations, processes and policies throughout GOAL/GOAL’s implementing partners and the implications of non-compliance This is a critical role in GOAL because of the importance of ensuring compliance with GOAL processes/policies and donor contractual requirements, managing risks arising from non-compliance including that of implementing partners, and maintaining good external donor relationships.
The role is two-fold, with both an advisory and an assurance aspect on the assurance side the CO will be responsible for completing quarterly compliance reviews of transactions, consolidating action points, and submitting to the HQ Compliance Department for review. He/she will also be responsible for completing pre-award assessments of partner organisations as well as interim and final reviews.
On the advisory side the Compliance Manager will be responsible for advising various departments within GOAL Malawi on donor and GOAL requirements throughout every stage of the project life cycle including partnership development and monitoring. He/she will also be responsible for designing and delivering training workshops on various donors and GOAL’s rules, regulations and policies and implementing partner (IP) staff both in country offices and in headquarters in Dublin (HQ).
Additional job responsibilities
The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit application letters, copies of qualifications and curriculum vitae consisting at least three references for similar work by 13th November 2020 to:
GOAL Malawi promotes gender equality, therefore female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For hand deliveries please address your applications to: Human Resources Office, GOAL Malawi, P.O. Box 31807, Blantyre 3.
GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct, Safeguarding and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any individual who works with GOAL is expected to adhere to these policies.