Job Description


Job Overview:

The purpose of Compliance Officer is to Serve Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Internal Risk and Compliance unit and works closely with Risk and Compliance Manager, performs advanced level professional internal compliance/auditing and work as a key component of the compliance team.

For more details about this position please click here: Job Description and NRC Grade Structure.

Generic Responsibilities:

Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements. Prepare and submit reports and Analysis under Compliance Manager supervision. Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level. Ensure proper filing of documents. Ensure adherence to NRC policies and the national labor Law in all processes and procedures. Ensure the compliance aspects of the donor contracts and NRC guidelines. Oversee NRC field offices’ operations and ensure compliance with Donors and NRC policies and procedures.  Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.

Specific Responsibilities:

Assist Compliance Manager in carrying out Risk Assessment exercises in area office and country office level. Carry out ad-hoc system compliance of relevant NRC finance, Logistics, Admin and HR teams in all offices in support of Compliance Manager Make sure that grant fund provided by the donors is used in accordance with the relevant financing agreements through program operations’ compliance checks. Communicate the results of compliance checks via written reports and oral presentation to management Team. Travel to NRC’s field offices on quarterly basis (and as required /requested) to monitor and evaluate the daily tasks of Program, finance, HR/Administration and Logistics ensuring compliance with NRC policies and procedures.  Share field mission report and recommendations for improvements to relevant Head of Departments and Area Managers. Check logs procedures regularly and to implement spot check as well. Assist Compliance Manager in Providing anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes. Provide support to Anti-Corruption and Investigation team in conducting investigations whenever required.

Generic Professional Competencies:

Previous experience in compliance, audit, and finance experience from working in complex and volatile contexts. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Some knowledge of English  At least 3 years’ previous work experience in Compliance, Finance and audit preferably with humanitarian/recovery context or internationals NGOs. Bachelor’s in business administration or equivalent (MBA or professional certification preferred) Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures, regulations and laws. Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office specially in Excel Fluency in Local languages (Dari and Pashto)

Behavioral Competencies:

Flexible and creative and it helps to have a sense of humor. Work confidently within a group  Handling insecure environments  Managing resources to optimize results. Empowering and building trust Managing performance and development Handling insecure environment Planning and delivering results. Communicating with impact and respect

We Offer:

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale. NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents.  Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law. Top up Credit card on monthly basis. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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