Project Director

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Country: South Africa Organization: Pact Closing date: 21 Dec 2020 Project DirectorAt the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expert…

Project Risk and Compliance Manager

Project Risk and Compliance Manager *Please submit your CV in English. *This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Project Risk and Compliance Manager will be responsible for Global Fund HIV, TB and Malaria Grant overall risk identification, analysis and management. S/he shall recommend and ensure the implementation of measures to minimize the project’s risk in compliance with policies, procedures, standards and statutory requirements whilst facilitating a framework within which to effectively manage risks and inform decision making. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Planning and Management: Develop annual risk assessment plan for the project. Facilitate the identification, measurement, assessment, monitoring, and control of risks in World Vision Malawi. Training and Capacity Building: Conduct project-wide training and awareness sessions on internal control and risk issues. Equip the organization to understand and manage their responsibilities in terms of risk management and reporting. Risk Monitoring and Reporting: Lead monitoring and reporting of deficiencies and material weaknesses in internal controls. Provide appropriate advice to SLT on risks WVM is willing or not willing to take, in accordance with WVI values and beliefs. Support and monitor implementation of Audit recommendations. Analyze common audit findings and propose internal control improvement strategies. Keep abreast with risks arising from changes in relevant regulations and recommend changes to policy. Partnership Management: Conduct initial and detailed screening of prospective partners in line with World Vision International Policies and procedures. Coordinate Finance and Programs independent due diligence assessments and reviews of partners. Monitor implementation of recommendations and relevant follow-up measures from partner assessment. Continuous risk assessment of Grant Partners conducted, an updated risk register maintained and ways to mitigate such risk recommended. Compliance Management: Conducts special reviews & investigations and ensure that internal controls are developed and implemented by various departments, APs and Zones. Keep abreast with risks arising from changes in relevant regulations and recommend changes to policy and procedures. Conduct compliance spot checks on finance and program me implementation. Conduct whistle-blower investigations and advise on appropriate action. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Social Sciences, Business Management or its equivalent. At least 5 years’ progressive experience working in Risk Management in a complex organization. Deep understanding and knowledge related to Ethics and Compliance. Demonstrated ability in drafting technical communications and writing management reports. Experience and demonstrated success working with and engaging senior leadership. Comprehensive knowledge of risk management practices and principles. Extensive experience in risk-based internal audit with strong knowledge and understanding of governance practices. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: MBA or ACCA level of qualification. Qualification in Enterprise Risk Management Strong writing and communication skills. Strong analytical skills. Proven ability to cultivate and maintain strong interpersonal and working relationships in a dispersed context. A high degree of accountability and integrity. Ability to use sound judgment and initiative. Ability to identify risk areas and prescribe measures to minimize risks. Work Environment/Travel: Willingness and ability to travel 30% locally and internationally.


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