Compliance Officer at Network of People Living with HIV in Nigeria (NEPWHAN)

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Compliance Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This position is located in the National Office and assignments are undertaken in the areas of finance, administration and operations.
  • Incumbents at this level will work to lead members of an audit team and report directly to the National Coordinator/Management Board.

The Compliance Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Identify internal constraints which undermine compliance within NEPWHAN‚Äôs programme and operations and propose corrective measures, review the current approaches available on assessing, measuring and mitigating risks.
  • Design tools and propose risk mitigation and compliance measures in key operational areas, including program implementation, admin, procurement, human resources, finance and security in collaboration with the primary focal points of these respective units.
  • Conduct IP Assessment, review and update DOA, maintain risk register and promote respectful workplace
  • Provide support in the implementation of NEPWHAN collaborative programmes, especially budgetary and financial implementation, recording and reporting
  • Develop and maintain standard operational procedures (SOPs) and checklists for effective support and service delivery to the technical programmes in the NEPWHAN National office and overseeing the relevant team for accurate and timely reporting to the WR for informed decision-making.
  • Verify and provide budget clearance to project proposals, correspondence and requests, ensures compliance with financial regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Follow-up on recommendations of Internal Oversight Service, state review mission and internal/external audit team related to budget and finance aspects of implementation.
  • Provide analytical inputs, maintain and update risk management registers/tools to identify areas requiring attention; rectification of oversights and alert in advance to the programmes and for appropriate risk management/mitigation measures.
  • Train and sensitize National office staff with the NEPWHAN/GLOBAL FUND financial rules and regulations and ensure inventory records are in place.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate financial tracking system of all financial activities and monitor implementation rates and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the National Coordinator
  • Submit an end of assignment report (mandatory).


  • Minimum of a Degree- B.Sc / HND but a Master‚Äôs Degree in Law, Finance Management, Accounting, Public or Business Admin or an equivalent University Degree is desirable.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in internal control and related monitoring processes and systems, including some years of international experience.
  • Experience in managing a large, diverse, multidisciplinary group of professionals in undertaking serious and complex internal audits is required
  • Experience with developing, managing, and implementing strategic and operational work plans for a large, complex, multidisciplinary internal audit function is required.
  • Experience with international internal audit activities is required.
  • Experience with an international or multilateral organization is desirable.
  • Knowledge of donor regulations including UNAIDS, The Global Fund and/or other foreign government development agencies, and other multilateral development agencies.
  • Ability to negotiate/support negotiations effectively with donors, troubleshoot issues, and take proactive approaches to improving financial and budget management processes.
  • Excellent capacity building, team building/management, and coordination skills.
  • An ability to delegate responsibilities effectively and coach and mentor junior staff.
  • Well established and practiced organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability and willingness to flex work hours to accommodate multiple time zones, as needed.
  • Demonstrable respect for all persons regardless of their status, religion, ethnicity, class or gender, with a high comfort level working in a diverse environment with a demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards.
  • Personal commitment to NEPWHAN‚Äôs mission and goals
  • Good oral and written English language skills, including the ability to clearly communicate complex financial, compliance and operational issues into layperson language.
  • Demonstrated high-level proficiency in the use of various Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Collaborative, flexible and solution-oriented. Ability to work under pressure, maintain balance when under stress and meet strict internal and donor deadlines.


  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing result
  • Ensuring the Effective use of resources

Application Deadline
9th March, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter as One MS Word Document or PDF to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Late submissions will not be considered.

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