Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.
About the role
This role has been created to provide an additional resource to support our anti-corruption strategies and to lead on a portfolio of investigations reporting to the Head of Counter Fraud in the Audit, Risk and Assurance function. The role is based in Africa but will be required to work globally on a range of matters including training and awareness-raising, investigations capacity building, counter-fraud risk management and investigations case management. The role will work closely with the Financial Crime Manager and with other colleagues in Audit, Risk and Assurance to ensure that strategies are aligned and to promote effective learning from incidents under their direct responsibility and to support the workload management of colleagues as and when needed. The role will be required to work independently and to prioritise and manage a substantial workload.
The Counter Fraud Manager will be line managed by the Head of Counter Fraud (HoCF) who provides strategic leadership on the ongoing development and effective implementation of Christian Aid’s financial crime and anti-corruption policies and procedures. The HoCF role includes managing and overseeing Christian Aid’s fraud and misuse of funds caseload, including directly leading investigations into more complex or sensitive matters. In addition, overseeing Christian Aid’s Financial Crime Manager in their work and the emerging risks and legal and regulatory requirements in relation to counter-terrorist financing, sanctions and money laundering.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
Salary & Currency: The Salary and Currency for this role will be aligned to Band C High of the Country PayScale where the role will be based and will be offered as appropriate.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
- Please tell us about a time when you had to coordinate work where there are conflicting demands on both time and resources and where you had to negotiate and adapt resources requirements accordingly.
- Tell us about a time when you ensured that all of the objectives for your own unit, team or department were achieved on time and within budget.
- Give us an example of a time when you took an initiative to promote collaborative team working to break down barriers to effective cross-organisational collaboration