Save The Children

Risk and Compliance Assistant

Save The Children

Job Description

Risk and Compliance Assistant The Opportunity Reporting directly to the Head of Risk and Compliance, the role holder is responsible for providing assistance to the Head of Risk and Compliance.

The Head of Risk and Compliance will provide functional coaching/feedback and development to the role holder.

* The Risk and Compliance Assistant will assist the Head of Risk and Compliance in: * Risk identification and assessment processes.

* Ensuring risk prevention measures are fit for purpose.

* Designing internal controls/ mitigation measures for new projects or processes.

* Creating an annual work plan of compliance/spot checks/audit reviews on key management controls E.g. field office audits, vetting spot checks.

* Providing independent reporting of risk, incidents & investigations.

* Tracking progress of risk actions so unit head can provide appropriate annual assurance on risks.

* Tracking audit/ investigation findings In the event of a major humanitarian Emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you will bring/have: Essential * Good sense of responsibility.

* Excellent organizational & communications skills * Good proficiency in spoken and written English * Willing to travel to support members directly or to relevant events as required.

* Commitment to Save the Children values * Ability to analyze information and form a conclusion.

* Adhering to the highest degree of confidentiality, professional standards and objectivity * Strong communication skills and ability to deal with different people.

* Effective time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines * flexibility to adapt to changing priorities * Computer literate (including working knowledge of Microsoft Office) Desirable 1 year-experience in a similar position (or equivalent in internships) We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector (if you prefer to add a specific salary range please do).

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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information: Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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