About The Role
Kenya through USAID Nuru Ya Mtoto Project seeks to recruit a Risk and
compliance officer who will ensure that the project’s operations and business
transactions are in compliant with the applicable donor regulations and laid
down PATH Kenya rules, policies, and internal controls. The successful
candidate will also ensure that all the project risks are identified in time,
analyzed and sufficient risk mitigation measures put in place in addition to
reviewing employees’ work and providing advice on compliance as well as
educating and training staff and local implementing partners (LIPs) on
Risk, Compliance, and
processes improvements 85%
evaluate business processes to identify risks throughout the project and advise
programs, support teams, and senior management on necessary actions.
and maintain project risk register with accurate and updated information.
constructive suggestions relative to enhancing current procedures on the
existing PATH Kenya policies and procedures to accommodate situations in the
various field offices.
compliance reviews with respect to donor rules and regulations, both internal
and with project partners.
compliance with applicable local laws to safeguard project resources.
the application, adherence, effectiveness and efficiency of PATH Kenya policies
and procedures across the field operations.
PATH Kenya Money Transfer System of payment and the internal control measures
around the payment system.
and perform post payment verification of direct benefits received by
beneficiaries under the project, including but not limited to cash transfers,
school fees and commodity distribution.
work with the program team to ensure that the data in the various reporting
platforms such PRISM, KHIS, DATIM, DREAMS & OVC databases is of integrity.
and execute spot checks for critical business processes. These shall include
field activities, meetings, workshops, HRH, Vehicles Usage etc.
with internal audits, external audits and partner risk assessments and any
other due diligence activities as may be necessary.
audit queries/findings and recommendations and ensure sufficient internal
controls/risk mitigation measures are put in place.
in drafting and revising project policies, SOPs, handbooks, tools etc
Capacity Building 10%
training of project staff related to PATH on donor regulations and PATH
closely with Grants and Compliance staff and program teams to develop, review,
and implement award/sub award management associated procedures within
on the partner/sub-awardee institutional capacity strengthening plans to ensure
effective, efficient implementation of projects.
employee concerns or questions on compliance.
Budget Management 3%
compliance with approved program/project budgets and spending policies, and
initiate improved policies and systems regarding spending guidelines, cost
allocation, and annual planning.
any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to
Experience & Key Competencies Requirements:
bachelor’s degree in finance, Business management or related field
full CPA qualification or equivalent.
least five (5) years of relevant /proven and progressive experience in the
health sector. Experience working in USAID-funded projects preferred.
understanding of the regulatory landscape, industry knowledge and control
to multi-task, handle pressure and work as a team player in a diverse working
detail oriented and adaptable to changing priorities to meet strict deadlines.
demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision.
analytical with strong attention to detail.
sound business acumen.
to interpret complex data and solve problems.
on experience with data processing and analysis tools such as advanced MS excel
How To Apply