Compliance Director

Posted 5 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education, and economic initiatives in Nigeria. In anticipation of a USAID award to drive the “Accelerating Control of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE)” for the BAY states (Borno/Adamawa/Yobe) and strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Compliance Director: The Compliance Director will report to the Managing Director/Board of Trustees while working closely with the project management team. The Compliance Director will also maintain an open channel of communication with the AOR, and other relevant staff as directed by USAID/Nigeria. The Compliance Director will ensure that the organization’s operations and business transactions are compliant with the terms and conditions of the ACE award and applicable USAID policies, rules, and regulations. The position is responsible for developing compliance programs, reviewing company policies, and advising the organization’s management on possible risks. S/he will also interpret new GON and USG regulations and presents them in clear terms to the organization’s senior management. Furthermore, compliance directors need to design and implement internal policies that ensure that they can meet these new external requirements, review employees’ work, and provide advice on compliance. S/He will ensure the organization operates in a legal and ethical manner and respond to policy violations while meeting project objectives.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MSc/MA in Law, Finance, Business Administration or a related field, including a relevant compliance certification.
  • Conversant with current industry compliance protocols and best practices.
  • Progressive experience in risk management and compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal requirements and procedures.
  • Possesses high ethical standards, excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem- solving skills, and ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to: AHNi-F&

Please note importantly that: The positions are advertised in anticipation of a possible award.

Vacancy closes Friday 17th September 2021

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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