General Description of the Programme:
GOAL an International Humanitarian Organisation has had a presence in Turkey since 2013 and has been contributing to the migrant response since 2016 with a focus on responding to needs in health service delivery, social safety nets and the protection of vulnerable and marginalised migrants in southern Turkey.
GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households.
GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household.
GOAL has two projects (ECHO funded LINK and PRM funded GREEN) in Turkey, LINK program targets refugees from nomadic / semi-nomadic backgrounds and those engaged in seasonal agricultural labor. LINK has been designed to address and mitigate protection concerns of the vulnerable / marginalized refugees through provision of critical information and raising their awareness on their rights, obligations and services available in Turkey, by sensitization/advocacy (targeting key stakeholders and service providers, etc.) activities, and Individual Protection Assistance (IPA) services to enable highly vulnerable refugees to access to basic, social and protective services available under the provisions of Temporary and International Protection regulations in Turkey. On the other hand, Green program aims to improve socioeconomic inclusion, resilience and self-sufficiency of highly vulnerable/excluded women and girls from host and refugee communities (Syrians as well as those living in program locations under the international protection regulation) including nomadic communities and seasonal agriculture workers from both communities through integrated and market driven livelihood opportunities and protection services, including language courses and vocational skills training on greenhouse production and agriculture; case management (CM)/coaching services, establishment of a women cooperative, protection outreach, information provision and awareness raising; and provision of special needs and individual protection assistance services.
The Internal Audit Manager (IAM) will assist the Internal Audit Coordinator (IAC) in regularly auditing GOAL programmes and operations both in Turkey and Syria to ensure compliance with GOAL policy, in-country operating procedures, and donor rules/regulations. Audits will assess the adequacy of internal controls and identify improvements across all departments including programmes, finance, logistics, procurement, HR, IT and other system departments.
Duties, objectives, and competencies
- Stay informed of, and ensure adherence to, GOAL standard policies and procedures.
- Work with the IAC to prepare, agree and coordinate Internal Audit plans based on risk assessment. The plans should be reviewed and reassessed at least every 6 months.
- Work with the IAC and the IA team to ensure regular internal audits are conducted at both country head office and field office(s) based on the agreed Internal Audit plans.
- Directly take an active role in planning and managing auditors to carry out audit activities for both Turkey and Syria programmes in accordance with the above.
- Support the IAC to produce internal audit reports for presentation to the in-country Senior Management Team with findings and issues identified during each audit, give appropriate recommendation and suggestions while retaining sufficient impartiality to ensure future testing is not compromised.
- Work with IAC to maintain an up-to-date issues log from audits and follow up on all outstanding issues until they are closed.
- Help IAC to oversee quarterly CIL reviews and make sure that findings are retested in accordance with the implementation dates.
- Support the IAC to manage staff of the Internal Audit Unit (IAU) so that its objectives are met, staff are properly performance managed, and that staff capacity is built.
- Work directly with IA team inside Syria and Turkey to guide their audit implementation and support in development of their reports.
- Work with the IAC to develop a strong team atmosphere and ethic within the IA team.
- Follow IA team members’ performances according to the objectives set and give necessary technical trainings if needed.
- Ensure that all documents provided to the IA team are managed and maintained in the strictest of confidence.
- Conduct ad-hoc internal audit, compliance and financial investigation assignments as requested by the IAC.
- Turkish citizenship
- Fluent in English (reading, writing, and speaking)
- At least Bachelor’s degree, background in, management, administration, finance, economics, or related field
- At least 5 years experiences in finance, accounting, audit, or compliance
- Organised and flexible, able to respond to changing priorities
- Attention to detail with the capacity to differentiate strategic risks
- Excellent communication skills, capacity to communicate complex concepts simply
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
- Willingness to travel to field sites on a regular basis
- Experience in internal/external audit, risk management, internal control
- Previous experience in Big 4 companies is highly desired
- Having at least one of the professional certifications like CIA, CISA, CRMA, CFE is highly desired
- Having previous INGO experience is an advantage
- Having Arabic skills is an advantage
- Having experience in remote management is an advantage
Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the "apply now" button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application deadline is 16 April 2021 .
Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform firstname.lastname@example.org with the details immediately.
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General terms and conditions
Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.
Accountability within GOAL
Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:
- Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
- Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
- Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.
This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.
GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households. GOAL worked in Turkey in 2015-2016 to respond to the Health needs of Syrians in Turkey and will resume programming in Turkey in 2018 with a focus on Protection needs.