Circa £50,000 per year depending on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Global Assurance Manager

Remote homebased in an RI country of operation with frequent travel up to 60% to other RI Country Offices as required.

The post holder will require the right to work in their homebased location and national terms and conditions will apply.

This role is classified as requiring advanced pre-employment check.


About Relief International

Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.


About the opportunity

The Global Assurance Manager will have the opportunity to implement and influence change at RI on a global level. Supporting the VP Risk Management and Assurance in driving change and improvements throughout the organisation. 

You will identify risks and assess the levels of internal controls that influence the quality of the services we aim to deliver to some of the most vulnerable communities in the world.

A key responsibility will be to complete internal audit and fraud investigations. Providing critical independent assurance to RI’s management and the Board on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management, control, and oversight arrangements in place. 

You will confidently lead the delivery of high-quality internal audit assignments, reviews, and investigations that influence and facilitate change within Relief International. Proactively contribute to the development and implementation of Global Assurance and wider enterprise risk management improvement plans.


About you

You will be a qualified professional of an internal audit or accountancy body together with progressive auditing experience (internal and/or external) within the international development sector. 

You must bring expertise of working with major donors (USAID, DIFID & ECHO etc) and understanding of the grant management cycle is critical to this role.  Together with your strong interpersonal skills you will have proven success in delivering difficult messages with tact, sensitivity and diplomacy, and with credibility to influence sustainable change with senior management.

This role has a global remit that requires the candidate to be able to travel internationally up to 50% of the time, and under difficult conditions in some of the most underdeveloped, insecure and remote parts of the world.


How to apply

To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page.

You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter.  The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

Closing date. Note the closing date as per the job board listing, however, please apply immediately as we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and may withdraw the position before the job board closing date.

Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Relief International has a zero-tolerance policy for unlawful harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.

Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.


More about Relief International

Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity... Read more

Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 13 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Intl Development, Governance

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