Ended Compliance Officer

The Job

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Duty Station: Aden / with possible travel to field sites

Current Employee

Salary Level: As per IMC salary scale


Background/International Medical Corps (IMC) Summary:  

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofits organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


Job Overview/Summary:                                                              

The Compliance Officer will provide support to effectively conduct the tasks and requirements of International Medical Corps field-based compliance department in the country of operation.

Field Compliance is independent of all country program management and the Compliance Officer is expected to maintain a professional and ethical demeanor beyond reproach and to always protect confidentiality.


  • Cascade International Medical Corps Code of Conduct to various key stakeholders through trainings and/or other means. In collaboration with other departments facilitate training on fraud awareness and major donor compliance rules and regulation as necessary.
  • Assist management to effectively identify, document and mitigate compliance risks associated with program and operations activities.
  • Assist in investigations upon request and approval of the Regional Compliance Coordinator.
  • Develop an Issue Log for management agreed upon action plan that includes compliance, internal and external audit recommendations to track their timely implementation. Exemplify the role model behavior when it comes to ethics and organizational values.
  • In collaboration with the country program management team, assist in conducting periodic reviews of applicable local laws (i.e labor law, taxes, registration, etc.) to ensure compliance.
  • Periodic review of International Medical Corps warehouses to ensure compliance with stock, storage, receiving and exiting procedures.
  • Sample review of procurement transactions to ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures and donor regulations.
  • Sample review of payroll transactions to ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Review of budget vs. actual for projects.
  • Sample review of recruitments, inductions, separations, performance appraisals and local handbook manuals to ensure their compliance with organizational policies and procedures, local laws and donor regulations as applicable.
  • Communicate periodically with management in order to verify progress made with regards to the internal and external audit recommendations.                                                        
  • Assist in investigations upon request and approval of the Regional Compliance Coordinator.
  • Any other task as required by the Regional Compliance Coordinator and the Global Director of Field Compliance.
  • Standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.


Reporting to: Compliance Manager

directly supervise: None


  • 2-3 years of experience, preferably in a similar position.
  • Strong time management and follow up skills.
  • Audit, Risk and/or Compliance experience is a plus.
  • Good know-how with Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Familiarity with the different types of instruments (Grants, Contracts, sub-awards, etc.)
  • Familiarity various business controls (HR, Finance, Procurement, Logs, I.T, Program)
  • Familiarity with various donor rules and regulations is a plus.
  • Education: University degree, preferably in Business Administration and/or Audit.
  • Language Skills: Local language and English with solid communication and writing skills.

“International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability or status as a veteran.”

How to Apply

Candidates need to submit their CVs to IMC-AdenHR@InternationalMedicalCorps.org and need to write the title of the position they apply for it in the "email subject line".

  • Employer: IMC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 23 June 2020
  • Deadline: 2 July 2020