Regional Risk And Compliance Coordinator

Full Time

CARE USA manages, supports and oversees 5 country offices in the Southern Africa region through the regional management unit (RMU). Within the RMU, the Regional Risk and Compliance Coordinator will report to the Regional Business Services Manager. The primary function of the Regional Risk and Compliance Coordinator (RRCC) is to ensure effective risk management processes and internal procedures and policies are socialized, understood, and maintained through.


  • Providing independent assurance and consulting services that improve operations of the Country offices
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance
  • Determine compliance with selected policies, procedures, donor requirement as well as local laws and regulations
  • Perform special investigations as requested
  • Making recommendations to the COs that will increase efficiency and/or effectiveness of the control systems of functions reviewed
  • Compliance functions
  • Risk management
  • Fraud management
  • Oversee and support country offices financial planning and performance
  • Partnering with the wider organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management and CPA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ work experience at CO or Regional set up in an INGO
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in auditing, compliance with working knowledge of classical compliance techniques and tools including problem solving, corrective action and auditing Facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium, and large-sized groups
  • Experience with major donor audits (e.g., USAID, EU, ECHO etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; Customer focused while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes, and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Good leadership, coaching, and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word, People Soft or any other related online accounting packages