Whole of Syria: Transparency and Compliance Volunteer – Amman, Jordan At ACTED


Volunteering | 6 months | ASAP

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED Syria

Since 2012, ACTED has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: ACTED provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, ACTED has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

Under the authority of the Country Risk and Compliance Manager / Officer (if any) the Transparency and Compliance Volunteer facilitates the implementation of ACTED’s compliance process in the relevant country. She/He should comply and ensure compliance to the audit code of conduct.

Main duties:

Facilitate the implementation of the ACTED standard guidelines and FLATS System in the country

Facilitate the external audit preparation and the due diligences

Contribute to the implementation of the approved national internal audit plan

Training sessions / lessons learn / best practices

  • Capacity building and Training
  • Lessons learn
  • Team work

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Postgraduate diploma in Audit, Finance, International Relations, Law or in relation with the position;
  • Ability to summarize, writing, communication and reporting skills;
  • Analytical skills and ability to propose solutions to problems encountered;
  • Demonstrate flexibility, dynamism and autonomy;
  • Interest in international relief and development programmes;
  • Knowledge of internal control and audit related issues;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.

Conditions

Status: volunteer

  • 300 USD per month living allowance
  • Coverage of all accommodation, guesthouse, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg
  • The provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
  • Psychological assistance

How to apply

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email ([email protected]) including the reference: T&CV/WOS

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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