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Tue, 22/06/2021 - 17:00

Job Title:  Compliance Officer

Location: Freetown

Report to: Assistant Country Director -Systems

Duration: 7 Months (with possible extension)


GOAL was first operational in Sierra Leone in 1999, the current country programme has a strategic focus on health (health system strengthening and adolescent sexual reproductive health), water and sanitation systems (faecal sludge management, sanitation marketing & water infrastructure) and Protection. GOAL is currently working in seven districts in Sierra Leone.  


GOAL is looking to recruit a qualified, flexible, and enthusiastic professional to work within the Quality Assurance Team and partners to improve the reproductive, maternal, and new-born child and adolescent health services in Sierra Leone. 


To succeed in this role, you must have a professional certification in Accounting (ACCA, CIMA or CPA holder) and or have an academic degree in accounting, Economics and/or financial management. At least 3 years finance or auditing/compliance experience. Able to prepare presentations for GMMs – basic knowledge in grant management functions is required, Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, etc. Willingness to travel to field sites on a regular basis. Excellent communication skills while interacting with Colleagues and Partners. Previous INGO experience and knowledge of donors is an advantage.

Ability to conduct analysis on a wide variety of contract management and budget issues, synthesize information, and present findings in a cohesive and understandable format.

Ability to independently read and interpret contractual documents, operating instructions, policies, and procedure manuals. Excellent English and Krio skills, both speaking and written, will be needed.


If you have these skills and are interested in joining our committed and dynamic Quality Assurance team, please send your cover letter and up-to-date CV to on or before 5:30 pm on  Tuesday, 22nd June 2021. 


Please note a copy of application should be addressed to the NGO Desk Officer, Ministry of Labour & Social Security, New England, Freetown


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.           


A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

GOAL provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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