Key Working Relationships

Other AMU pillars, Ethics and Compliance Unit (ECU), Finance, Office of the General Counsel (OGC), IRC UK and other European offices, Supply Chain, US Programs, and Crisis Response, Recovery, and Development (CRRD). 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

·Serve as a solution oriented subject matter expert for all USAID major compliance matters;

·Provide support for major compliance matters related to US Government donors (State Department, USDA, DOL, HHS, etc), GAVI, Global Fund, and GAC, filling in as focal point when needed;

·Design and advise on policies, procedures, and trainings to ensure donor compliance;

·Develop and maintain strong relations with key IRC internal stakeholders: Crisis Response, Recovery, and Development (CRRD), Resettlement, Asylum and Integration (RAI), Ethics and Compliance Unit (ECU), Office of General Counsel (OGC) and Finance as needed;

·Advise the organization and disseminate information on any changes made to USAID compliance regulations and assess impact on IRC; 

·Respond to escalated USAID compliance related questions and issues; Advise on USAID grant and contractual matters; ensure there is a strong understanding across the organization of what issues need to be escalated;

·Engage with key stakeholders as needed by providing input and developing donor compliant solutions;

·Work closely with the Compliance & Policy (C&P) team to develop IRC policies, guidelines, tools and templates as needed to ensure optimal implementation of USAID compliance requirements;

·Support negotiations with donor and/or partners contacts, as needed;

·Working with the AMU Subaward and Partnership team, regional teams, and technical units to provide advice, input and develop solutions on escalated compliance related subaward questions, specifically USAID contracts and partnership agreements;

·Work closely with the Director of Training to develop and provide training on USAID compliance matters;

·Other responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Director.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

·5-7 years of relevant professional experience

·Demonstrated prior experience working on USAID assistance and Acquisition awards

·Demonstrated knowledge of applicable USAID Assistance Regulations such as Code of Federal Regulation (CFRs): 2 CFR 200, 2 CFR 700, 22 CFR 228; Automated Directive System (ADS) series, Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives (AAPDS)

·Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and agency supplement: USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR)

·Proven expertise in interpreting and applying statutory and regulatory language in executing awards and contracts from USG entities and in maintaining a current knowledge of changes in the language, application and enforcement of this language;

·Developed understanding of professional business standards required to create a high performing and accountable environment;

·Experience in organizational problem solving, operations, high performance management in complex organizations;

·A positive thinker and collaborative problem solver.

·Strong interpersonal relations, team building and communication skills;

·Previous experience providing compliance training in a multicultural setting.

Preferred

·Experience with varying contract types: fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, time and material and incentive type contracts is preferred.

·Experience with CAS compliance

·Previous experience with large international nonprofit organizations