Head of Fraud and Internal Audit (Nationals Only)

The Opportunity





The Head of Fraud and Internal Audit is responsible for risk management across the Myanmar Sri Lanka Thailand (MST) Cluster, including (a) Identifying significant risks faced by Save the Children, including financial, programmatic and reputational risks. (b) Identifying strategies for addressing such risks, including mitigation, acceptance and avoidance. (c) Developing risk management plans, indicating risk owners and timelines for implementation of agreed actions, and (d) Monitoring the implementation of risk management plans, and (e) Evaluating the impact of the risk management strategies on the net risk.


Key Responsibilities


  • Identify risk areas and assess their significance to Save the Children programs, operations and reputation.

  • Develop a MST cluster risk management plan with specifics for each country.

  • Contribute to the ongoing development and effectiveness of internal control systems

  • Develop review/ internal audit plans for approval and specific TORs for each audit engagement.

  • Develop and perform internal audit procedures, exercising reasonable judgement in the application of audit principles and techniques.

  • Keep the MST SMT and CO CMTs aware of changes in the risk environment, progress with the implementation of risk management plans, the outcome of internal audits and lessons learned from fraud investigations.

  • Be the focal person for any Global Audit for MST countries.

  • Ensure follow up of internal and external audit recommendations

  • Lead and coordinate actions to eliminate fraud and corruption

  • Ensure partner compliance with local statutes, including annual audits, tax regulations and overall financial legal compliance.

  • Support partners in building their capacity for risk management, avoidance of fraud and investigation of alleged fraud and internal audit.

  • Keep up to date on significant developments within SCI Asia region, SCI centre and SC members, as well as within the donor community.


The Organisation


We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:


  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.



Application Information:


Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers



We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Job description:

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Date advertised: 7 Nov 2019

Closing date: 21 Nov 2019 - 11:59 +07

Location: Myanmar, N/A

Department: Finance

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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