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Jul 22, 2017

Plan International Global Assurance Senior NGO Job in Nairobi Kenya

About Plan International: Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. 

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. 

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. 

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The Opportunity: Global Assurance Senior
Global Assurance is part of Plan’s governance framework and has been established to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve Plan’s operations. 

 It helps Plan accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The role of the Global assurance senior is to conduct and manage assurance engagements at regional and global level so as to provide management with assurance that key systems, processes, policies and controls are working as expected.

Influence change within and across the organization to strengthen risk management, accountability and effectiveness and support management in improving operations and provide a platform for learning across Plan.

Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate and conduct assurance engagements.

Manage assignment team and ensure the work is performed by a team which is cost-effective, efficient, skilled in their area of expertise and compliant with the expectation Plan has of all staff.

The Person
The incumbent will have Demonstrable knowledge of principles of auditing and risk management and be aware of the risks facing the development sector. 

Awareness of development sector standards (Sphere, PiAid, Core Humanitarian Standard), have experience of practical programme management as well as awareness of emerging practice in programme effectiveness and impact measurement with experience on various donors conditions and requirements.

The GA Assurance senior will demonstrate good Interpersonal, analytical and communication skills, H/S will be working with other GA teams and therefore must demonstrate a strong team leader with good influencing, negotiation, facilitation and presentation skills. 

The incumbent should possess relevant undergraduate degree.

For application and detailed person specifications, please go to this link:

Location: based at the Regional Office in Nairobi, or in a country office within the RESA region

Type of Role: 3 years fixed term contract
Reports to: Global Assurance Manager
Closing Date: 31st July 2017

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan International’s Child Protection Policy. 

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required. 

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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