Ethics and Compliance Officer

March 3, 2024
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Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global force responding to humanitarian crises since 1933. Founded at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC aids refugees worldwide, restoring safety, dignity, and hope. Operating in 40+ countries and 22 U.S. cities, the IRC’s mission is to lead from harm to home.

Compliance with Policies:

At, we uphold the highest ethical standards. The Ethics and Compliance Officer position with IRC entails ensuring adherence to IRC Way and Safeguarding Policies. We maintain a zero-tolerance approach to any violations of the IRC Code of Conduct.

Job Description:

  • Stay informed of and ensure adherence to IRC and donor procedures and policies in Supply Chain, Finance, HR, and Programs.
  • Develop and implement checklists for Finance, Procurement, and Supply Chain functions.
  • Assist in developing Local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on Compliance, providing training to staff for compliance.
  • Support training on IRC Standard Operating Procedures and policies across the mission.
  • Produce consolidated internal reports with findings from reviews, contributing recommendations for improvement.
  • Sample HR, Finance, and Supply Chain on a Quarterly basis using a standard template and report to CD quarterly.
  • Assist in investigations for misconduct or red flags assigned by the Ethics and Compliance Coordinator or DDECG.
  • Conduct field visits to provide guidance, training, and support, submitting field visit reports to the Ethics and Compliance Manager.
  • Assist in developing tools and providing training on day-to-day compliance requirements.
  • Conduct Compliance reviews/audits on KBL + all field offices.
  • Handle other job-related tasks assigned by the line manager.

Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of work experience in a similar position, preferably with an international NGO or UN Agencies.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Law, BBA, Psycho-social, or related fields; MBA degree is preferable.
  • Strong analytical skills related to feedback mechanisms and similar matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive situations diplomatically and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to all IRC field offices and project sites.
Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year before applying for another within the organization.

Employees are encouraged to stay for at least 6 months and above to compete for internal opportunities.

To Apply:

All qualified candidates should follow the application instructions through the provided link. Applications received outside the online system will be disqualified. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and subsequent interviews. If not contacted within two to four weeks after the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.

Submission Address:

IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street #3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

Refer to the submission guideline.