Risk and Compliance Technical Assitant Nigeria Maiduguri

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These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including by focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees. In addition to the Country Office and the above-mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-office structures in Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee.

If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic, and passionate Risk and Compliance Technical Assistant to join our team in Maiduguri, Borno State. You will be responsible for the day-to-day review of transactions and support internal control functions of the organisation by ensuring proper filing and back up of support documentation and assisting in developing standard filing system which ensures complete documentation for all transactions and in accordance with NRC’s policies and procedures and relevant donor guidelines.

  • Assist to conduct quality check to make sure NRC & donor regulations are followed for all transactions under review including of finance, purchases, recruitment, payments etc.
  • Assist to ensure that all financial transactions are coded with the correct Donor, account, activity, and location codes as per standard chart of account.
  • Assist to ensure that all vendors are vetted through Watchdog prior to payment.
  • Assist to conduct spot checks for compliance and adherence to NRC and Donor guidelines.
  • Support in ensuring proper audit trails are established for all procurement and financial documents.
  • Assist in ensure that all financial documents are clearly stamped with Donor codes, paid stamp before archiving.
  • Support in ensuring that NRC Nigeria is complying to all donor regulations in each transaction and highlight up in the line if something is not followed properly
  • Support in ensuring that program/ beneficiaries data correspond with financial and logistic reports
  • Support ensuring that Procurement, warehouse and Finance document backup system is in place and backup is being done for all documents as per NRC/Donor policies.
  • Maintain filing record of Compliance & risk Unit
  • Assist in coordination with Area offices/field offices to complete the compliance review work effectively and efficiently.
  • Support in “Securing Supporting Documentation” (SSDi) in line with duties assigned by line manager
  • Follow up on any other duties as assigned by line manager.
  • Support the Risk & Compliance Manager in the training of staff, partners and other stakeholders on PSEAH and Anti-corruption policy.
  • Bachelor degree or HND in Accounting, Business administration or equivalent – any other professional qualification like ACA will be preferable.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a Support Function of a humanitarian/recovery context-including 1 year preferably with an audit firm.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English.

What’s in it for you? 

Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility:

At NRC we think creatively. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Learn on the job: NRC’s collaborative working style favours the exchange of good practice and lessons learnt. At NRC, employees learn on the job and are encouraged to look for opportunities to develop new competencies. NRC managers prioritise the quality work and the competency development of their staff. This entails giving newcomers a good start, following up, training and mentoring employees to allow them to perform well in their current job, and offering learning and development programmes.

Additional Information

 Duty Stations: Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

Duration of contract: 12 months.

Grade Level:  Grade 4 in NRC’s grading structure.

Reporting line: Risk & Compliance Manager

Travel:  30%

This position is open to Nigeria Nationals only. We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Female candidates are strongly advised to apply. 

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.


Maiduguri, Nigeria
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