Recruitment of a Grants Compliance Officer

Recrutement Offres d'emplois  Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroun
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A Development Organization is seeking the services of a qualified, experienced and highly motivated Grants Compliance Officer with excellent competencies in Finance/Administration Management and Program Support.

The position is based in Yaoundé.

Key Responsibilities:

The Grants Compliance Officer(GCO) will be responsible for :

  • Developing adequate administrative and financial tools and systems that will promote accountability and transparency in the management of these two grants
  • Provide finance and administrative support to both grants to ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Build the capacity of partners to ensure adherence to donor regulations
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, asset management and purchasing
  • Develop and implement measures to prevent or reduce compliance-related liabilities
  • Perform independent reviews and assessments of various processes in the office with particular attention paid to the Global Fund and the UNHCR grants and partner organizations.

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor degree in finance, business administration or accounting, required
  • A University degree in accounting, preferred
  • Minimum four years relevant work experience w/NGO, with very strong finance background, including auditing experience.
  • Experience with Global Fund or UN finance and compliance is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in building capacity and providing training and technical assistance
  • Experience working with church partners is a plus
  • Good command of spoken and written English, and professionnal proficiency in French, required
  • Proficient in MS Office(Word, Excel, and other appropriate software)
  • Self-guided, strong organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Excellent communication, coaching and facilitation skills
  • SUN system exposure and competence will be an added advantage, or ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to travel up to 20% to the field

Application files including:

Cover letter and CV, 3 References, and copies of relevant supporting documents to the application should be forwarded to:The Country RepresentativePO Box 1851, Yaoundé-Cameroon or by email to

Closing Date: March 16, 2015

The detailed job description for this position can be obtained from

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