Save The Children

Internal Control and Compliance Manager

Save The Children

Job Description

  Reporting directly to the Director" id="link" class="link">Country Director, the ICCMM is accountable for assessing, monitoring and help mitigating both internal and external risks across the Country Programme; and providing effective challenge to the quality of management oversight on key functions within the Country Programme.

Developing high quality approaches and systems, the ICCM works closely with function/department leads and other senior staff, ensuring effective monitoring and response to external risks, associated with: Local Government and authorities, compliance with policy and regulations, legal and local policy issues.

Collaborating with teams across the country programme, the SCI Regional Office, Global Assurance and Centre for relevant areas.

The ICCM will also ensure that high quality, effective systems are in place to monitor and respond to internal risks, associated with but not limited to: partnerships and local NGO relationships, compliance with SCI policy and regulation, child safeguarding, fraud and corruption.

Additionally, the ICCM contributes to the overall strategic leadership of the country programme, participating in SMT processes and leading on SMT tasks relevant to his/her role.

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant Professional qualifications (Master/CPA/CA/ACCA)
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 5 years spent working at NGO Senior Management level
  • Experience in fraud awareness and case investigation management
  • An unquestionably high level of integrity and ethics
  • Computer fluency; highly competent using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience working in complex financial systems
  • Understanding of strategic finance issues with strong influencing skills, sharp business acumen and sound judgment
  • Experience of working effectively, independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong relationship builder with a proven track record in forming good business partnerships and utilising collaborative approaches
  • Excellent communication skills, initiative, the ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently is essential
  • Strong analytical, Problem Solving skills.
  • Available to travel frequently to all country locations.
  • Fluent in written and spoken French and English
  • Experience in audit management
Contract length: 2 years renewable

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality Basic Education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

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