Compliance Officer - STTA

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 606
Date Posted:Feb 7, 2019
Reference:139
Closing Date:Feb 13, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) was established in 1973 by Vincent V. Checchi to promote social and economic development in developing and transitional countries around the world. Since its inception, the company has completed more than 300 long-term contracts in a wide range of program areas in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, including projects in many fragile and post-conflict states. Today the company specializes in rule of law, anti-corruption, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. The company’s principal client is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). While the company’s practice areas have changed over the years, Vincent Checchi’s original vision continues to inspire and inform our work. We utilize a practical, results-oriented approach that emphasizes sustainable development, guided by our core values of integrity and commitment to excellence. Checchi staff members combine the technical expertise, depth of experience, cultural sensitivity and dedication needed to work effectively in some of the world’s most challenging development environments. Ultimately, we strive to improve people’s lives through outcomes that result in more just, stable and democratic societies.

Job Summary:

The Compliance Officer will provide support to the Grants, Subcontracts and Compliance Manager in overseeing all grants administrative and procurement processes. S/he will work closely with Grants, Subcontracts and Compliance Manager in performing other duties in support of the overall compliance activities.

THIS IS ALMOST A TWO -MONTHS STTA CONTRACT BUT SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE STTA CONTRACT GIVES THE CONDIDATES IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT IN APRIL 2019.

FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:


Work with Subcontracts, Grants & Compliance (SGC) Department to complete subcontracts and support the request for proposal (RFP) and bid analysis processes

Facilitate communication and follow-up documentation with subcontractors during the bid phase to guarantee transparency. Document all communications to include but not limited to email communication and responses, telephone calls and in person meetings.

Draft subcontracts, bid matrix, technical and cost review documents, modifications, spreadsheets, RFPs, negotiation memos, award memos and other compliance-related documents as required

Conduct review of documents (e.g., vouchers, award documents, RFP/RFQ) to make sure they are in line with all relevant policies, procedures, and regulations as noted above

Establish and maintain a clean, thorough filing system (electronic, paper, binder) for all subcontract related documents. Ensure the management of all filing systems, binders, records, spreadsheets and documents are maintained audit ready at all times daily

Ensure accountability, transparency and internal control procedures in the procurement process in relation to Checchi-ADALAT procurement policies and procedures as well as donor’s rules and regulations

Process and facilitate subcontractor payments timely

Create excel spreadsheets for tracking subcontracts and disbursements

Complete monthly cost projections to ensure funding availability by Finance

Ensure that all Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) subcontract-related tax regulations for procured goods and services are followed

Ensure all property purchased on subcontracts are tagged in accordance with USAID regulations as required. Notify the ADALAT Logistic Specialist of any property tagging requirements.

In coordination with the M&E Manager, provide assistance and support in the monitoring and evaluation of subcontract implementation perimeters.

Prepare activity reports

Maintain updated and accurate filling system

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in contract management, business administration or similar field preferred.

Five years of relevant experience.

Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working with subcontracts, compliance and/or procurement for USAID, NGOs or an international organization is preferred.

Experience and understanding of the FAR, USAID and USG subcontracts and grant rules and regulations.

Demonstrated experience with all facets of subcontract process, including an understanding of the different variety subcontracts such as Firm Fix Price, Subcontracts, Cost Reimbursable Subcontracts and Indefinite Deliverable Indefinite Quantity Subcontracts.

Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.

Must have the ability to work independently, effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.

Must be flexible and willing to perform other duties as requested by SGCM Manager.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels and functions within the company.

Proficient in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Word.

Job Keywords:

Grants
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