Graduate Compliance Assistant at the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

The Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) – Since 1993, as the second French NGO, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potentia.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Compliance Assistant

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time

About the job

  • In order to ensure accurate and complete documentation of all projects as per the FLAT (Finance, Logistic, Admin, Transparency) compliance checklist, the Compliance Assistant will assist the Country Audit / Compliance Team in with the follow-up on procedures and filing systems of ACTED.
  • S/He also provides technical support for donor external audits and due diligences preparation and follow-up.
  • S/He should comply and ensure compliance to the audit code of conduct.Your main duties and responsibilities will be:


  • Responsible for the Compliance, Transparency and Documentation procedures’ enforcement
  • Train/reinforce compliance capacities and knowledge of HR/FIN/LOG Officers.
  • Managing spot checks on the compliance of FIN/HR/LOG processes and completing the corresponding checklist
  • Ensuring that the originals of the relevant documents are received in the Capital on a monthly basis (finance vouchers, personal files, and procurement files). The effective sending remains the responsibility of each department.
  • Follow-up on audit and compliance findings and recommendations
  • Assist with Internal and External Audits preparation


  • Prepare a monthly compliance report share it with management
  • Perform other tasks as delegated by the Compliance Officer and/or Country Management.


  • All employees should master ACTED’s core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability


  • An understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.
  • 1-2 years working experience, in the field of business is require
  • University degree or advanced training/ course in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Sociology, Social work, International affairs, Humanitarian or related field
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Office Package


  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Meticulous attention to details.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 5 Months with possibility of extension
  • Level: E1-1 (national contract)
  • Start date: As soon as possible Desirable

Application Closing Date
24th April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following below with Applications addressed to “The Recruitment Manager”  via: nigeria.jobs@acted.org The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.

  • A cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. CV and Cover Letter should indicate and explain the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.


  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.
  • ACTED considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • CVs will be review on rolling bases.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants ACTED will only inform shortlisted candidates. We apologise for the inconvenience. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

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