Senior Compliance Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya - Christian Blind Mission

Position Title: Senior Compliance Officer 

CBM (registered as CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.) is an international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the persons communities of the world. Based on our Christian values and more than 100 years of professional expertise, we address poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability. We work in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.

This position is only filled locally. With contractual conditions of the respective country. An expatriation is not intended.

We are looking for someone who will

  • Participates in the processes to set compliance and accountability standards, tools and methodologies for early warning systems.
  • Perform compliance reviews and critical issue investigations at partners, assess findings and agree with the partners and country office(s) on follow up actions
  • Manage new and emerging compliance issues and monitoring the effectiveness of project controls
  • Implements and manages the issue resolution process of Critical Issues incidents in the regions and reports back on a regular basis by drawing up of a list of lessons learnt after a resolution process and building this into project compliance audit process.
  • Identify and analyse field compliance risks on an on-going basis and prepare a report on specific cases and general trends
  • Review, report and recommend remedial actions to partner systems as measured to contract obligation

Supporting core business functions

  • Develops an excellent understanding, skills, knowledge and behaviour that is aligned to Business needs and wider organizational strategy
  • Undertakes Partner Assessments as may be required from time to time

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Holder of a university degree in accounting, business management or similar and CPA/ACA/ACCA.
  • A minimum of five years of field compliance experience preferably with an international development organisation and/or experience in audit
  • Good knowledge of fund requirements of major aid agencies for example EU, USAID, BMZ
  • Deep technical knowledge in areas of financial management, risk and compliance
  • Knowledge in maintaining highly optimized compliance processes
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and with an ability to remain flexible and work well under pressure
  • Knowledge of Teammate+ auditing system (an added advantage)

How to apply

Please apply exclusively online via our applicant portal and link below

A letter of motivation, CV and relevant (work) references complete your application.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Application Deadline: 28th May 2023

CBM encourages persons with disabilities who meet the qualifications to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at