Greater London (On-site)
Job description
About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

This is a senior manager role that provides strategic leadership on the ongoing development and effective implementation of Christian Aid's financial crime and anti-corruption policies and procedures. It line manages a Financial Crime Manager and the Counter Fraud Manager for Africa. It is a global role that provides leadership to ensure that Christian Aid has the right training, reporting systems, investigative skills and capacity, and risk and due diligence processes in place to tackle fraud, bribery, terrorist financing, sanctions and money laundering risks. This includes managing and overseeing Christian Aid's fraud & misuse caseload, including directly leading investigations into more complex or sensitive matters, overseeing Christian Aid's Financial Crime Manager in their work and keeping up-to-date with emerging risks and legal & regulatory requirements in relation to counter-terrorist financing, sanctions and money laundering.

About you

You will be a highly experienced and motivated anti-corruption leader with relevant qualifications (e.g.ACFS, CFE, PIP2) or equivalent national accreditation educated to degree level or with ten years plus relevant investigative experience within a law enforcement agency. You will have significant experience in legal and regulatory compliance, including playing a strategic role in the development and implementation of related policies and procedures, making sensitive regulatory disclosures and a proven track record of caseload management. You will be an excellent communicator and influencer, committed to gaining the right outcome for Christian Aid in often challenging circumstances. You will be an effective line manager and motivating leader, inspiring the best from your team

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

From 1 July 2021, the process for completing right to work checks has changed and we can no longer accept EU passports or ID cards as valid proof of right to work, with the exception of Irish citizens.

There are now two types of right to work checks: a manual check and an online check. A manual check can be completed against relevant documentation as outlined by the Home Office. An online check can be completed if you hold digital proof of your immigration status in the UK. We will require your share code and date of birth to carry out this check. Please see Government website for more information on acceptable documents.

All successful candidates will require either a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) and a Counter Terrorism Sanction check as part of your clearance for commencing your role with us. Information will be forwarded to you by the HR team with your offer.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid's Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid's Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions (if required)

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

1. Tell us about a time when you ensured that all of the objectives for your own unit, team or department were achieved on time and within budget

· What was the situation? What were the different objectives?

· What were your responsibilities?

· What actions did you take to ensure that all of your objectives were achieved? If there were any obstacles to this, how did you address them?

· What were the results? Were you successful? If so, how were you successful?

2. Please give us an example of a time when you took an initiative to promote better team working to break down barriers to effective cross-organisational collaboration

· What was the context? What were the obstacles to effective cross-organisational collaboration?

· What was your responsibility?

· What action(s) did you take? Why? How effective were they?

· What were the results? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?

3. Please tell us about a time when you had to coordinate work where there conflicting demands on both time and resources and where you had to negotiate and adapt resources requirements accordingly

· What was the context? What were the conflicting demands?

· What was your role? What was expected of you?

· What action(s) did you take? Why? How?

· What were the results? In what way(s) were you successful? How did you know?
More about Christian Aid

Our vision Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid ha... Read more

Refreshed on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 28 January 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 3527
Tags: Intl Development