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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a leading protection agency with a mandate to protect, advocate and promote durable solutions for displacement affected populations.

DRC has been operating in Ukraine since 2014, currently DRC employs over 700 staff in Ukraine and will continue significant scale-up in 2024 to implement emergency response in the Protection, Livelihoods, Shelter/NFIs and Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding (humanitarian mine action) sectors, using direct interventions, support to duty bearers and civil society organizations (CSOs), and partnerships with CSOs. DRC will continue and adapt its durable solutions portfolio to the evolving context.

DRC is currently looking for a highly qualified Risk and Compliance Coordinator (Code of Conduct Investigator) for our activities in Kyiv office.

About the job

DRC is currently seeking a talented and dedicated Risk and Compliance Coordinator (Code of Conduct Investigator) to join our team in Kyiv. This role is crucial in ensuring the organization’s adherence to ethical standards, conducting investigations, and contributing to risk management efforts.

Your main responsibilities will be

Investigations under the Code of Conduct reporting Mechanism

  • Lead and support investigations under the Code of Conduct Reporting Mechanism (COCRM) related to alleged breaches of the Code of Conduct in collaboration with Regional office and HQ counterparts;
  • Compile detailed and well-documented reports on investigation findings;
  • Recommend corrective actions and preventive measures to mitigate future risks.

Conduct Internal Audits

  • Conduct regular internal audits as instructed by the Country Director to identify areas of improvement;
  • Follow up on and collaborate with the respective departments to ensure that recommendations from the global internal audit are implemented;

Risk Management Focal Point

  • Act as Country Risk Focal Point for the Risk Management Framework applied in DRC to detect and mitigate risks;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all country-specific risk management matters.
  • Monitor and assess potential risks within the local context, collaborating with relevant departments to implement risk mitigation strategies.

About you

To be successful in this role we expect you to have at least 3 years` experience in conducting investigations/audits, preferably within a compliance or ethics-focused role. Moreover, we expect you to demonstrate a proactive and results-oriented approach showcasing an ability to initiate and drive impactful change. Effectively communicate complex findings and recommendations, fostering a culture of transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement within the organization. Moreover, we also expect the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Law, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with internal auditing processes and techniques.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse and cross-functional team environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Ukrainian.


  • Master’s degree, MBA or relevant certifications (e.g., CFE, CRMA) is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles and experience implementing risk mitigation strategies
  • Previous experience conducting audits for an INGO;

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

  • Contract length: Open ended contract after successful completion of three months’ probation period.
  • Band: G1 – non-management
  • Designation of Duty Station: Kyiv
  • Start date: ASAP

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 5th of June 2024

DRC is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Kyiv, Ukraine
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