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Risk And Compliance Technical AssistantThe Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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job description - Risk And Compliance Technical Assistant

  • These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including by focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees.
  • In addition to the Country Office and the above-mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-office structures in Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.
  • We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee.
  • If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic, and passionate Risk and Compliance Technical Assistant to join our team in Maiduguri, Borno State.
  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day review of transactions and support internal control functions of the organisation by ensuring proper filing and back up of support documentation and assisting in developing standard filing system which ensures complete documentation for all transactions and in accordance with NRC’s policies and procedures and relevant donor guidelines.


  • Assist to conduct quality check to make sure NRC & donor regulations are followed for all transactions under review including of finance, purchases, recruitment, payments etc.
  • Assist to ensure that all financial transactions are coded with the correct Donor, account, activity, and location codes as per standard chart of account.
  • Assist to ensure that all vendors are vetted through Watchdog prior to payment.
  • Assist to conduct spot checks for compliance and adherence to NRC and Donor guidelines.
  • Support in ensuring proper audit trails are established for all procurement and financial documents.
  • Assist in ensure that all financial documents are clearly stamped with Donor codes, paid stamp before archiving.
  • Support in ensuring that NRC Nigeria is complying to all donor regulations in each transaction and highlight up in the line if something is not followed properly
  • Support in ensuring that program/ beneficiaries data correspond with financial and logistic reports
  • Support ensuring that Procurement, warehouse and Finance document backup system is in place and backup is being done for all documents as per NRC / Donor policies.
  • Maintain filing record of Compliance & risk Unit
  • Assist in coordination with Area offices/field offices to complete the compliance review work effectively and efficiently.
  • Support in “Securing Supporting Documentation” (SSDi) in line with duties assigned by line manager
  • Follow up on any other duties as assigned by line manager.
  • Support the Risk & Compliance Manager in the training of staff, partners and other stakeholders on PSEAH and Anti-corruption policy.


  • Bachelor's Degree or HND in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent - any other professional qualification like ACA will be preferable.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a Support Function of a humanitarian/recovery context-including 1 year preferably with an audit firm.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English.
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