Compliance Officer (Cameroonian National Only) – NGO Jobs 2021

Job Title: Compliance Officer (Cameroonian National Only)

Country: Cameroon
Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 3 Dec 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote and encourage a culture of compliance throughout the organization.

  • Encourage transparency, communication, and teamwork related to the Ethics and Compliance Charter and its Department objectives.

  • Prepare country work plan, which determine scope, sample size, timing and frequency of compliance reviews in the country.

  • Conduct compliance reviews in accordance with the agreed country work plan.

  • Assist management to effectively identify, document and mitigate compliance risks associated with program and operations activities.

  • Prepare and timely submit compliance reports with observations and recommendations for technical review to Regional Compliance Coordinator and/or Head of Field Compliance.

  • Timely issue monthly and quarterly reports to country management.

  • Regularly verify progress made towards compliance recommendations and agreed actions plans.

  • Provide advisory services to country management on improvements and engage with other departments to support improvements in internal controls.

  • Proactively communicate results of compliance reviews and identified gaps with country management and support corrective measures in real-time to avoid non-compliance.

  • Assist Compliance Investigations Unit and country management with investigations upon their request and subject to approval of the Regional Compliance Coordinator and/or Head of Field Compliance.


  • Typically, a 4-year Bachelor´s Degree (in a three-cycle Higher Education) in Business Administration, Accounting, Risk Management or similar. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate;

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline preferred;

  • Certification in auditing, grants management, risk and/or compliance management preferred;

  • Typically, 3+ years of relevant experience working in related field, with at least 1 year in humanitarian relief or equivalent expérience;

  • Experience in risk management, compliance and/or audit preferred;

  • Knowledge and working experience with USAID, EU, FCDO and other donors preferred;

  • Knowledge of different types of instruments (grants, contracts, sub-awards etc.) preferred;

  • Knowledge and experience with various business processes (such as Human Resources, Program Management, Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Information Technology etc.);

  • Strong communication including presentation skills, time management skills, problem-solving skills

  • Fluency in English with a proven ability to express himself/herself well verbally and in writing; Knowledge of French or Arabic is preferred;

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Equal Opportunities

  • International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website for reporting misconduct:*. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review.*

How to apply:

Application process:

Application files including: Cover letter and CV, 3 References and supporting documents to the application should be forwarded at International Medical Corps Cameroun offices Mokolo, Batouri, Garoua-boulai, Bamenda and in Yaoundé at Bastos quarter, behind the Nigeria consul residence. Or to the following address e-mail Closing date:December 3rd , 2021 at 5 PM WAT