Compliance Officer Job in Kenya


Across two refugee camps, Dadaab and Kakuma, and four counties (Garissa, Turkana, West Pokot, and Nairobi), the IRC implements programs in the sectors of health, Nutrition, governance & rights, and women’s protection & empowerment, Economic Recovery and Development, as well as providing emergency response through a network of four field offices and a range of institutional and community-based partnerships.

The Country Program is seeking to recruit a Roving Compliance Officer under a regular contract, to be based in Kakuma under the direct supervision of the Compliance Coordinator and will further support the Hagadera, Lodwar, and Nairobi offices.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Compliance Officer will provide support to the Compliance Section in the conduct of investigations into allegations and support prevention initiatives.

In carrying out this overall function, the officer will:

Assist in reviewing cases reported.

Assist in drafting documents and communications concerning cases under investigation, including investigation plans, witness statements, and other documents.

Assist in conducting interviews with subjects, complainants, or witnesses.

Assist in identifying, collating, and analyzing potential evidence.

Assist in undertaking compliance/system reviews and preparing reports.

Assist in following up with relevant departments in ensuring timely response to compliance audit requirements and recommendations.

Assist in monitoring mitigation measures to be implemented by the Country Program.

Assist in the implementation of prevention strategies to promote a culture of ethical and compliant behaviors across all field bases, offices, and areas of operation.

Assist in partnership management – reviewing the selection process of the partners, and the reviews and evaluation of processes from a compliance perspective. Review the partners’ agreements or contracts, ensuring compliance with IRC policies and procedures.

Assist in promoting a culture of reporting on ethics and compliance concerns and client responsiveness.
Undertakes other related tasks as required.


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science e.g. Criminal Justice/Criminology, sociology, law, finance, or a comparable field

Experience in conducting research and investigations,

Proven ability to analyze data to report critical information.

Strong planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate information accurately, clearly, and swiftly.

Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing, in English and Kiswahili a plus.

Excellent analytical, presentation, and reporting skills.

Ability to respond to changing priorities.

Ability to work independently on own initiative.

Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Evidence of successful experience in compiling and conducting training workshops.

High level of integrity, professionalism, self-motivation, and sense of urgency

Strong commitment to IRC’s mission, purpose, and values.

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