Risk and Compliance Senior Manager - Beirut
Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization committed to diversity and inclusion, working towards empowering and protecting children worldwide and in the countries where it operates. Save the Children highly encourages and welcomes receiving applications from qualified candidates regardless of their diverse gender, orientation, disability, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origins, religion and beliefs. Save the Children has a global policy on anti-harassment as well as zero tolerance for discrimination, bullying, sexual exploitation and abuse. All applications will be looked at and treated with the strictest confidentiality and transparency regardless of the diversity of candidates
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This vital function leads risk analysis and mitigation and provides the second line of control for the organization to safeguard against risks that negatively impact the delivery of quality programs for children.
The role holder is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of Risk, Internal Control and Compliance, Internal Audit and Fraud in the country office. This document is intended to clarify core, shared expectations of Risk and Compliance to existing staff and newcomers, to key stakeholders such as line managers, technical advisors, regional leads, and those who rely on the risk/compliance/control/fraud work they do.
The role is a critical 2nd line of control for the organisation and requires independent and objective staff. The role therefore reports into the Country Director (CD) with a dotted line into the Regional Risk and Compliance Leader who has a dotted line into the Global Risk Director. The Regional Risk Leader will provide functional coaching/feedback and development to the individual and should be involved in their recruitment/ talent management/ objective setting processes.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
- Master’s degree in economics, Finance, Business Administration, or relevant fields
- A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the fields of risk and compliance, internal controls, or internal audit
- Experience within the private and/or international NGOs sectors
- A strong interest in international development/humanitarian work
- Broad spectrum programme experience, with strong analytical skills
- Excellent business partnering and relationship building skills
- Proven ability to have a highly strategic focus, whilst dealing competently with operational matters
- The ability to understand and break down complex technical problems, both translating them into layperson’s terms as well as finding solutions which work
- Strong personal organisational and self-management skills with an ability to lead and work in teams and motivate others
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.
A copy of the full role profile can be found at Risk and Compliance Senior Manager - Beirut
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.