Plan International USA Assurance Manager - ROA in Panama, Panama
Assurance Manager - ROA
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Location:Panama, 8, PA
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
As the Global Assurance Manager you will be expected to lead and manage a regional team in providing assurance to Senior management and the International Board on key processes, policies and controls at Country, Regional or Global level as well respond to the changing assurance needs of Plan International as the organisation implements its Global strategy.
Dimensions of the Role
Management of the Regional Global Assurance (GA) Budget of approximately €500,000
Management, leadership and direction of the Regional GA Team (currently 3 staff)
Management support on risk management and control framework to Senior leadership teams in the region and globally in Plan International
Part of the Global Assurance Management team (GAMT) providing cover and support to other managers when required
Technical support of various functional networks globally and in the region
Do you have what it takes?
In order to succeed in this role you will require demonstrable knowledge of the principles of auditing, risk management, change management as well as experience in managing diverse teams, building relationships in a global organisation and managing of multiple assignments over geographical locations.
Knowledge of development and humanitarian sector standards such as Core Humanitarian Standards and various donor conditions and requirements.
For a detailed description, plesae see:https://www.dropbox.com/s/5wihw1qr9o8d3dt/ROA%20GA%20Manager%20Role%20Profile.docx?dl=0
Type of Role:3 year Fixed Term Contract
Location: Region of Americas – Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru (travel required)
Salary:circa US$65,000 including international benefits
Reports to: Head of Internal Audit
Closing Date: Monday 31 December 2018
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child and Youth Safeguarding Policy.
As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.