Company: Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication
Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication is
one of the leading local health and development communication NGO in Malawi. Pakachere exists to empower Malawians, particularly the vulnerable, to choose and sustain healthy behaviours, through service delivery, evidence-based health and development communication, community mobilization, advocacy and networking
Pakachere invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following
Project: Compliance Officer
Responsible to: Executive Director
Key relationship: Head of Finance, Director of Finance& Administration, Chief of Party, Project Leads
Salary: Competitive consummate with experience and professional
Working hours: 40 hours
Contract: Full time,1 year contract-renewable
Location: Blantyre Head Office.
•Developing an annual compliance work plan that supports
monitoring compliance within the organization's donor and legal requirements based on a risk prioritization which include partners' areas of operations and sub-awardees.
•Reviewing the reliability and integrity of the reported data
through reviews of automated systems and enforcement of maintenance of complete and authentic documentation-
in conformance with available policies and procedures.
•Using the organization's operating environment, review its policies, donor, and legal compliance (Government Laws and regulations) and Providing consulting on Policy and other regulatory compliance matters.
•Ensuring that new employees and Management are oriented and are conversant with core values operating environment including general compliance aspects with internal communication procedures.
•Advance the idea of implementing all known policies by staff and ensure action is always taken for those violating important policy provisionS Conduct special reviews
to identify any faulty or ineffident processes Initiate change for policies that do not add value as risk mitigaton measures
•ldentify compliance weaknesses and aeas of actual or potential non-ompliance with organization and donor requirements and summarize these in report, containing observations and recommendations for improvement
•Support management with Risk Assessment ideas induding identification and mitigating measures, at least once a year for the entire organization and as needed for the projects.
•Monitor the implementation status of compliane recommendations made internally and also
recommendations made by extenal observers as applicable
•Perform initial investigations into suspected frauds areas in line with established policies of the organization. Lead in gathering detais for reporting to the donor.
•Other assignments as assigned by supervisor and Management from time to time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION
•Bachelor's degree in accounting finance or any of its equivalent. •Along with computer iteracy for spreadsheets and word processing, preferably advance excel spread
sheets. With a minimum of 3 years of audit working experience in a donor funded entity.
•Good experience and understanding of the working
environment of the cooperating partners, health public sector, NG0s, and private setor.
•Good understanding of the NGORA requirements and major Donor Rules and Regulations, including those for USAID.
•Excellent oral and written communication skils at all levels
•Clear understanding of the Governance, Risk and
Compliance requirements of an NGO entity
•Innovative ways of handling upcorning issues
•Be self-starter, effective team player and demonstrated verifiable result-oriented track record.
Applications should contain: A leter of appication, Curriculum Vitae,
and copies of academic certificates, Applications should be sent to the following address to be received on or before 5:00 pm Friday, 16th February 2024.
Applications must be sent to
The Hunan Resource Manager
Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication,
Smythe Road, Opposite the Story Workshop, Old Goal Malawi Ofice
Sunnyside, P.O Box 30248, Blantyre 3, Malawi.