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Roving Risk & Compliance Officer
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: Operation
 Grade Level: 4
 Supervisor: Senior Cordinator , Risk and Compliance/DATIX Reporting
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum with 70%Travel to the field offices
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 24 July 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.


 Duties and responsibilities:


Support the DRC&GR developing Risk Based Annual engagement Work Plan informed by

  • Support country office in providing and consolidating  risks from the field
  • Coach and support Field Focal Points in order to create risk aware culture and peoperly manage risks.
  • Reviews and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, adequacy of internal controls, reliability of financial reporting, compliance and applicable laws and the safeguard of assests within SC frameworks in field offices
  • Plan, perform and report back on internal audits to ensure that financial control, financial guidelines of donor organizations and other control procedures are in place properly implemented and managed on the project.
  • Advise and monitor quality standards and value for money and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Test internal controls, targeting particular high risk areas, document any weaknesses and their impact, and make recommendations to address these weaknesses.
  • Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations and management actions in field offices
  • Where necessary, carry out investigations of alleged fraud, mismanagement, loss of assests or any other investigation taking place specially in field offices
  • For each assignment, prepare a written report to present findings and conclusions to management.
  • Providing training support to teams in relation to different donor’s compliance;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and agreed upon


Fraud Case Management & DATIX Management

  • Mainly responsible for follow up on reported cases through different SC reporting lines and mechanisims,review reporting qualities and help the CO upload cases on the DATIX online reporting system including Fraud reported cases to the system,offline or cases reported throw SC Accountability Reporting Meckanism,CSG reported cases,Security reported incedents,Medical reported incidents,ect.
  • Ensure Closure of reported cases through investigation process and make sure all reported cases are closed in line with SC standrds and reporting time lines.
  • Manage successful closure of pending investigations, and follow on actions and recommendations from closed cases;
  • Ensure that case information is kept confidential, documented and filed/stored appropriately; and


Awareness raising

  • Develop a capacity building plan for staff, partners, volunteers and other stakeholders on Fraud Management in field offices
  • With support from fraud focal points, deliver Fraud inductions, mandatory trainings and refresher sessions on fraud , risk and compliance management to all staff, partners, volunteers, suppliers and all stakeholders working with SC in Sudan to ensure they all understand their responsibilities in fraud , risk and compliance.
  • Ensure that all fraud focal points and fraud investigators are well trained to deliver CSG trainings in their respective locations
  • Keep a record and tracker on all staff, partners and volunteers trained on fraud management to ensure all receive refresher training in accordance with fraud management guidelines.
  • Ensure relevant fraud communication materials are shared with staff at different levels.


Proactive Fraud Risk management and mitigation:

  • Support the country office in identifying internal control gaps and ensure risks are thought through and where relevant, appropriate mitigation measures are in place;
  • Support CO to implement  Fraud Risk Prevention plan under the supervision of the Director, risk and compliance.
  • Conduct fraud risk assessments within field offices, working with the teams on how to accurately assess, monitor and respond to the changing risk environments;
  • Update CO and relevant stakeholders on a regular basis on findings from fraud risk assessment, lessons learned are shared on a regular basis

Projects Technical Agreements &MOUs Management:

  • Ensure compliance with Technical Agreements and MOU procedure, timelines are adhered to and TA’s and MOU’s are submitted on time on ground in field offices
  • Technical Agreements & MOUsTracking sheets and reports tracking sheets on monthly bases to the RC&GR Director.

Compliance Management.

  • Support the implemention of Compliance Review plans
  • Ensure that all grant funded operations comply with grant agreements & Donor’s requirements
  • Ensure sub-grantee operations comply with sub-grants agreements
  • Ensure other local applicable laws and regulations are adhered to.
  1. The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • Degree in Business Administration,Social Development,Accounting, Finance or releated field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 2 years spent within a country office capacity.
  • Experience in internal auditing with non-profit / NGOs in Sudan is an additional asset.
  • Proficient of in application of internal auditing theory, standards, procedures & techiniques.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication skills, initiative, the ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently is essential.
  • Available to travel frequently to all country locations.


  • Experience with Save the Children award management and financial systems (AMS and Agresso).
  • Significant experience in fraud and corruption prevention.
  • Significant experience in audit management.
  • Professional Audit Qualification and any relevant professional qualifications is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Sudan financial legal framework.
  • Ability to operate in a cross cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Can be trusted to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Can be trusted to keep sensitive information secure.


Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV to https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100055C&lang=en


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–HAC Khartoum. Closing date will be on day: 24/July/2021. Any application after this date will not be considered. All interviews done in HAC Labour Dep.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

This position is pending funding confirmation

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