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SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organization we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.

Internal Auditor Region CEE/CIS/Middle East (f/m)

LocationAmman,Jordan

Mission

The Internal auditor („IA“) is reporting directly to the International Director Region CEE/CIS/ME. As a third line of defense the internal audit function provides assurance to the regional management that internal control, risk management, managerial and financial compliance are put in place in the SOS member associations in the region.

In particular, the safeguarding of SOS financial standards, assessment of financial risks and the compliance in financial operations are subject to regular internal audits in member associations.

The IA is responsible to manage the whole internal financial audit process in the region and the position works closely with regional and international stakeholders.

Besides conducting internal audits, the IA also assesses and investigates suspected fraud and asset safeguarding misconduct. As focal point for fighting corruption and member in the regional Integrity and Safeguarding Team the position contributes to a holistic view on the audit function in the region and contributes to further professionalize the existing procedures in member associations and the Regional Office.

Main Clients And Regular Contacts

  • International Director Region CEE/CIS/ME 
  • Deputy International Direct Region CEE/CIS/ME as key-contact for investigations 
  • Epxerts of the regional Integrity & Safeguarding Team
  • International Director of the Internal Audit Unit
  • Head of Integrity, Compliance and Legal Unit in the International Office
  • Finance Heads and National Directors of Member Associations in the region
  • Finance Advisors and line management representatives in the Regional Office

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Work within a defined global safeguarding framework with a high level of organizational independence towards a systematic approach to the internal audit process
  • Act as regional member in the global network of internal auditors and contribute to the implementation of the global IA strategy 
  • Set up the regional annual audit plan in close alignment with the regional management and the global Internal Audit Unit 
  • Lead and conduct internal financial and governance audits within the region and ensure that a follow up process is put in place 
  • Lead of cross-functional audit teams
  • Conduct pre-assessments of complaints and whistleblower reports and conduct internal investigations as assigned by the International Director Region or other stakeholders
  • Contribute to trainings and awareness raising in member associations and the regional office (Board, national management, program and field staff, national internal auditors, staff of the Regional Office)

Requirements

  • Master degree in Finance/ Accounting, Business Administration; a Bachelor Degree with considerable additional experience would also be considered.  
  • Qualification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), desirable also qualification as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) 
  • Experience in auditing management and governance set-ups
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in internal or external auditing, including in an international setting, ideally with some experience in the non-profit sector  
  • Vast experience in conducting internal audits and investigations
  • Managerial experience in setting up own work area in self-steered manner
  • Excellent in management reporting and analytical presentations
  • Experience in trainings in a diverse range of different cultures

We Offer

  • A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment  
  • As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement   
  • A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications  
  • An unlimited employment contract  

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 31May 2022 at the latest

To Support Us With This Important Responsibility The International Office CEE/CIS/ME Is Looking For a Committed

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 137 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.

SOS Children’s Villages International Representative

(CVI Rep)CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)

Location Vienna - Austria.

Mission

The mission of the SOS Children’s Villages International Representative (CVIR) is to be the link between the General Secretariat (GSC) and the governing bodies and leadership of assigned Member Associations (MAs), supporting the MAs according to mutually agreed priorities and GSC services, which are based on Federation strategy and local needs .

Purpose Of The Position

  • To promote good governance and management in Members Association 
  • To advise and support MA (Members Association) boards and leadership in critical strategic issues and in application of Federation policies, strategy and plans 
  • To have high level oversight of the development of assigned MAs and critical risks and issues
  • To ensure two-way exchange of information and priorities between MA boards and leadership and the GSC/developments in the Federation
  • To work closely with IOR functions to mutually ensure that the MA receives relevant services

Tasks And Responsibilities

Governance and leadership

  • Assist in establishing legal entities, statutes, governance structures and board composition
  • Assist in developing good governance within the MA
  • Strengthen and maintain affiliation by communicating main strategic developments and policies of the Federation, share regional and federation know-how, and foster opportunities for meeting and sharing between MA Boards
  • Monitor, support, escalate that the development of the MA is in line with federation minimum standards, policies, and guidelines and raise critical issues with the board
  • Maintain a regular dialogue with the National Director and advise, support as requested

Risk and Issue Management

  • Maintain an overview of the MA’s development and any significant risks (internal and external)
  • Regularly visit the MA and participate in board meetings in order to maintain overview
  • If actions are needed to address risks, bring this forward on a timely basis to National Management, Board, IOR functions and/or management.
  • Ensure that crises, complaints. compliance and other issues are dealt with at the appropriate level and following Federation processes

Coordination with stakeholders

  • Provide effective information flow to Promoting & Supporting Associations (PSAs) and link with MAs to contribute to effective working partnerships
  • Upon the request of the MA, represent the MA to stakeholders and external partners, including national government and others as relevant
  • Link up with IOR functions to ensure coordinated services to MAs

Strategy, planning, budgeting, reporting

  • Support MAs in developing national strategies, linking up with IOR functions, and endorse MA strategies, plans, proposals and budgets according to applicable processes
  • Approve the reallocation of MA funds within the relevant frame
  • Maintain an overview of progress of strategies and plans and bring forward the needs for corrective actions on a timely basis

Affiliation, Knowledge Management

  • Bring together National Directors (and Board presidents) in relevant and motivating focus groups to offer an agile approach to address and develop their key priorities and increase affiliation
  • Link and finding solutions for issues raised by one or a group of MAs
  • Motivate MAs to contribute to the Federation by sharing knowledge and support through funding other MAs

Safeguarding (CS)

  • Support National boards to monitor the implementation, progress and effectiveness of CS procedures within their respective MA and to ensure that needed improvement and remediation actions are taken on a timely basis
  • Support the IOR CS Advisor (focal person) as requested in dealing with challenging CS issues/follow up of CS action plans in MAs

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in Management and Social Science or development related subjects. Masters´ degree an added advantage. 
  • Should have total work experience of 10 to 15 years, including international experience
  • Experience of senior management role in INGO or relevant organisation
  • High interpersonal skills and excellent communication in a range of situations 
  • Team-oriented Ability to build strong/professional relationships/networks and cooperate effectively in a spirit of mutual respect, integrity and trust with peers, partners, stakeholders, local governments and others
  • Ability to do critical analysis and integrate information
  • Ability to think strategically and future-oriented towards operational and fundraising planning
  • Good understanding of numbers, ability to do critical analysis and integrate information. 
  • Strong Business writing skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English language skills.
  • Any additional languages preferably Arabic and/or Russian 

We Offer

  • Working for a meaningful cause 
  • A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment
  • Opportunities for learning and development 
  • A committed and innovative team and management culture 

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 13 June2022 at the latest


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