DRC Risk and Compliance Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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DRC Risk and Compliance Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

DRC Uganda looking for “Risk and Compliance Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 20, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on January 04, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Risk and Compliance Coordinator to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support risk and issue management workflows in line with existing operational risk management instructions.
  • Monitor and track escalation of high-very high risk and issues together with availability/delivery of impact mitigation resources.
  • Support the HOSS with tracking losses, providing support to ensure completeness/adequacy of the Loss Annex and providing timely analysis of loss status and trends.
  • Support the Country Director with the monthly KPI meeting and providing adhoc analysis as requested.
  • Adhoc support to finance for project audits and project compliance reviews.
  • Support the SOA and HOSS with the rollout of the legal compliance review in 2024.
  • Review and analyze internal and external audit reports to provide input on country risks and issues as well as development of compliance control measures.
  • Support the development of standardised risks and engage with relevant technical stakeholders to develop standardised risk identification guidelines.
  • Support the development of periodic compliance reporting mechanism for regional and country SMT.
  • Be the focal point for Core Humanitarian Standards policies, roll-outs and implementations across the DRC Uganda program.
  • Be the focal point for all legal matters related to expatriates’ work status in Uganda. This entails tracking their work permits, special passes and ensuring they are up to date, while also tracking progress with external government agencies to ensure no delays in processing the documents.
  • Update DRC’s NGO permit, other statutory documents and reporting to relevant authorities as needed (FIA, URSB, URA, PDPO etc), ensuring they are up to date. Any risks associated with the legal compliance in this regard to be flagged to SMT.

Position in Organization:

  • Application due: 1/20/2024
  • Workplace: Kampala
  • Department/Country: Kampala, Uganda
  • Contract type: National contract
  • Job title: Risk and Compliance Coordinator
  • Reporting to: Country Director


  • Accounting professional qualifications, preferably a master’s degree/ CPA/ACCA at least level II
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in Audit, Risk Management or Compliance role in humanitarian and/or development sector.
  • Accounting professional qualifications, preferably a master’s degree/ CPA/ACCA at least level II
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with a well-developed ability to motivate and persuade at high levels.
  • Understanding of the local laws and sensitivity to the socio-cultural context.
  • Experience and use of tools and systems for risk management and compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking ability;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results;
  • Excellent Communication skills in English required.

How to Apply DRC Risk and Compliance Coordinator Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=170052&DepartmentId=19046&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: January 20, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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