International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Fostering a culture of ethics and compliance amongst all International Medical Corps staff across the country and assist the country program and its management in achieving its objective by compliance management practices which contribute to sound and responsible business practices and integrity for the support provided to the oppressed and under privileged.
The objective of the compliance is to monitor and detect deviations from International Medical Corps policies & procedures, donor regulations, local laws and regulations of the country program and suggest improvements to the current systems and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In collaboration with the country program management team, assist in conducting periodic reviews of applicable local laws (i.e labor law, taxes, registration, etc.) to ensure compliance and assist management to effectively identify, document and mitigate compliance risks associated with program and operations activities.
Sample review of recruitments, inductions, separations, performance appraisals and local handbook manuals to ensure their compliance with organizational policies and procedures, local laws and donor regulations as applicable.
Periodic review of International Medical Corps warehouses to ensure compliance with stock, storage, receiving and exiting procedures. Sample review of procurement transactions to ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures and donor regulations. Also a sample review of payroll transactions to ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures and review of budget vs actual for projects.
Develop an Issue Log for management agreed upon action plan that includes compliance, internal and external audit recommendations to track their timely implementation. Exemplify the role model behavior when it comes to ethics and organizational values. Cascade International Medical Corps Code of Conduct to various key stakeholders through trainings and/or other means. In collaboration with other departments facilitate training on fraud awareness and major donor compliance rules and regulation as necessary.
Assist in investigations upon request and approval of the Regional Compliance Coordinator. Communicate periodically with management in order to verify progress made with regards to the internal and external audit recommendations.
“To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.”
• 5-7 years of experience, preferably in a similar position.
• Strong time management and follow up skills.
• Audit, Risk and/or Compliance experience is a plus.
• Good know-how with Excel, Word and Power Point.
• Familiarity with the different types of instruments (Grants, Contracts, sub-awards, etc.)
• Familiarity various business controls (HR, Finance, Procurement, Logs, I.T, Program)
• Familiarity with various donor rules and regulations is a plus.
• Education: University degree, preferably in Business Administration and/or Audit.• Language Skills: Local language and English with solid communication and writing skills.