Relief International (RI) is hiring a Sanctions Compliance Coordinator (remote position, open to candidates in RI countries of operation): Apply Now!!

We are currently recruiting a Sanctions Compliance Coordinator to join our Office of the General Counsel.

This is a remote position, open to candidates in RI countries of operation.

At Relief International, we are committed to building a representative, inclusive and authentic workplace. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from minoritized backgrounds those who bring lived experience of the contexts in which we work.

We are proud to be a global recruiter, hiring people from around the world. We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages for all staff, that are applied fairly and transparently. This means we are unable to advertise the salary as it is dependent on the local job market of the staff member, we will inform shortlisted candidates of the salary range as part of the selection process.

Note you must have the right to work in your home-based location and that national terms and conditions will apply.

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This role is classified as requiring standard pre-employment checks.

About Relief International

Relief International (RI) works in 15 countries globally to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.

About the Opportunity

The Sanctions Compliance Coordinator works closely with the General Counsel to ensure sanctions policies and procedures are implemented in accordance with Relief International’s internal polices, and relevant laws and requirements.

Your role will involve advising departments and country offices on compliance, and supporting with risk management. You will also work closely with internal stakeholders to support license application/renewal processes and mandatory reporting to appropriate regulatory agencies.

Your responsibilities will be

  • Support the General Counsel in ensuring that sanctions policies, processes and practices are implemented in the organization in accordance with internal policies, applicable laws and donor requirements.
  • Support the General Counsel to ensure that sanctions risks are identified, assessed and managed.
  • Support the General Counsel in advising departments, country offices and teams on compliance with sanctions regimes, reporting requirements and associated risks.
  • Understand sanctions compliance requirements of jurisdictions relevant to the operations and activities of Relief International (including, US, UK, France, EU, UN and various donor countries), and stay current on key sanctions regulatory updates from relevant authorities (including, among others, US OFAC, UK OFSI, EU and UN).
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to support license application/renewal processes and mandatory reporting to appropriate regulatory agencies.

About You

You will bring the following experience and skills.

  • Substantial demonstrated experience with US Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations, as well as working knowledge of UK, UN, European and other government sanctions regimes.
  • Track record of achievement in a previous, similar role.
  • A recognized Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent relevant working experience focusing on sanctions compliance.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and proven experience interacting across functions and geographies, and building constructive partnerships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Self-initiative and positive attitude in learning and willing to acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to communicate in English in all forms (written, verbal, negotiation, presentation skills, etc.), and to summarize and synthesize complex information from multiple sources.
  • Ability to articulate sensitive, complex or potentially contentious issues in a constructive manner and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Strong organizational analytical and administrative skills, including a strong ability to focus on detail and quality assurance.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet challenging deadlines and quickly react to changing demands.
  • Willing to be available for meetings that are scheduled before or after home time zone normal business hours.

Research shows that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs, unless they meet every single requirement. If you’re excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align with every criteria described, we encourage you to apply anyway, you could be exactly what we need!

How to apply

To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page.

  • You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter.
  • The cover letter should be two pages, and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

Closing date: July 31 2024

As a humanitarian organization, Relief International is committed to the safeguarding of all those we come into contact with through our work. We are committed to the core humanitarian principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold the values and behaviors outlined in the Code of Conduct.

Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references, and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.

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