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Senior Compliance Officer at The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)

Senior Compliance Officer at The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB).

Senior Compliance Officer at The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)

Jobs at The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)

Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world.

Senior Compliance Officer

Job Summary:

The function of this position is to ensure that Ciheb-Kenya is compliant with all Ciheb-Kenya, donor, and government rules and regulations. This will be achieved through the establishment and use of best practice project management systems, contribute significantly to ERP internal control design, providing expert advice on donor requirements and regulations, by supporting contract negotiation and review, and by helping to build staff and business systems capacity to ensure compliance with contractual and donor regulations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure current internal control systems are in place and are compliant with Donor regulation and Ciheb-Kenya policies.
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify areas of improvements.
  • Conduct quarterly donor compliance spot check and prepare the quarterly report to be submitted to the Board/CEO. This includes a review of sample documents from Finance, HR, Programme, Logistics, Procurement and Grants and communicate findings to the relevant staff/department for corrective action.
  • In collaboration with Board/CEO, provide technical support or create awareness to all departments/staff in relation to donor compliance issues.
  • Support in the design of Internal Controls and continuous improvement of the finance, procurement, and reporting components of the proposed Ciheb ERP system.
  • Contribute significantly to ERP internal control design and
  • Support in the design of Internal Controls and continuous improvement of the finance, procurement, and reporting components of the Ciheb ERP system.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in accounting or related field and a must requirement for Certified Information Systems Auditor, or Certified Internal Auditor qualifications with a minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in audit, accounting, and ERP implementation.
  • Proven experience working on audits of projects funded by USAID/CDC and other development partners
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skill in English
  • Exceptional organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and giving attention to details is a must: ability to manage/work along with professional people from operation and finance backgrounds
  • High – level skills in MS office application software
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to the field.

Apply now

Kindly send your application, which includes a cover letter and an updated CV including the names of three professional referees to CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.org on or before 29th January 2024. Applicants are advised to include the job title in the subject line.

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