Business partner for risks and compliance | Jobs

department: Finance, Operations and Support Services

Class: Grade E (£38,000 per annum), adjusted for local cost of living according to location

Limited time contract: 1 year

Responsible for: Head of internal audit

HelpAge International is hiring for Risk and Compliance Business Partner, collaborate with teams and ensure that the organization successfully meets all compliance requirements, both donor and local legal requirements. Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the position holder will identify areas of potentially higher risk within the organization and work to develop a framework for their more complete assessment. He/she will play a key role in ensuring that the financial and other control procedures identified in the risk register are properly implemented, managed and used across offices, in emergency programs and by our operational partners.

It is a one-year contract with the possibility of extension, depending on the availability of funds and performance. The position holder will work as part of the Global Team, virtually, but will need to travel to “Ukraine” as soon as possible and therefore we are looking for someone with an existing right to travel to Europe/Ukraine. Applicants must hold a valid UK or European passport or a valid Schengen visa to enable HelpAge International to evacuate staff from Ukraine to neighboring countries if necessary.


HelpAge International is entering an exciting phase of its evolution as we fundamentally change what we do, how we do it and how we are organized. Driven by our commitment to localization, we are evolving how we partner and deliver value at the state and local levels. In the next 3 years, we will localize our offices and programs in the country and develop new and diverse forms of partnerships on a global level.

Our values

At HelpAge International, we work hard to achieve our goals together as a team with a clear common purpose. Our values ​​determine how we work together:


We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.


We value and recognize the contribution of our staff and network members, as we put older people at the heart of everything we do.


We work together with network members and others to increase reach, influence and impact. We are committed to a culture of cooperation and building positive relationships.


We are passionate about learning, we are responsible and we work together to find creative solutions.

Everyone who works at HelpAge shares our values ​​and is committed to behavior that demonstrates and supports them.


Everyone has a role to play in creating and maintaining a safe and respectful work environment where no one is harmed or abused. At HelpAge, we take our responsibilities very seriously and will take action against irregularities. We will do everything we can to ensure that we do not hire people who pose a security risk and will undertake criminal record checks where necessary.

Equal opportunities

HelpAge International is committed to creating an inclusive work environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities and respecting diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender and sexual orientation.

Diversity and inclusion

HelpAge International is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all of its employees/consultants while fostering a culture of inclusion in our work.

We believe that our workforce should reflect the broad diversity of the communities we serve and that diverse voices should be elevated and intentionally integrated into our work. We accept diversity and diversity of identity, experience and thinking and actively strive for inclusive behavior in our organization and work regardless of gender, race, disability, age, nationality, ethnic/national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital status, pregnancy, social status and political beliefs.

To be considered, please read the job description for more information and then send your application to [email protected] before the deadline.

Closing date: Friday 27 January 2023 at 24:00 (GMT+1)

Important message: Please remove personal information from your CV, including date of birth, age, gender and marital status. Please do not include photos.

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