|Type of role|
|Full Time||40 hours per week|
|Application Closing Date||30 Nov 2021|
VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.
The Implementation Risk and Compliance Lead will play a key role in the Grant Financial Management of projects globally. You will provide expertise on budget, expenditure and compliance management to project teams, and systems, tools, guidance, and reports to implement award terms and conditions, mitigate risks, promote data-led management decision-making, and improve the quality of accountability that is in line with donor rules and regulations, VSO’s policies and procedures, and volunteering for development approach.
Skills, qualifications and experience
The ideal applicant is a fully qualified accountant (ACA, CPA, ACCA or CIMA) or equivalent level of experience with extensive post qualification experience. You will have an extensive experience in risk and compliance management for major donor awards and leading geographically dispersed teams and managing professional and collaborative relationships with managers and employees at all levels.
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
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To apply for this job please visit www.vsointernational.org .