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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2024
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    Food for the Hungry is an international relief and development organization that answers God’s call to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in more than 26 countries. Founded in 1971 by Dr. Larry Ward, Food for the Hungry exists to help individuals reach their God-given potential. In developing countries on nearly every continent, Food ...
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    Sr. Enterprise Risk Management Analyst

    Job Summary

    • The Senior Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Analyst is responsible for assisting management in identifying and assessing the level of risk within a portfolio of assigned Country Offices (COs) and Corporate Business Units (BUs), and ensuring required remedial actions are documented and implemented to mitigate those risks. This role will also collaborate with Country Office Senior Leadership Teams (SLT), GSC Business Units and Risk Champions within the business to drive the successful implementation of effective risk management. The Analyst will also support training and use the established ERM application (LogicGate Risk Cloud) to strengthen ERM maturity within FH.

    Principal Responsibilities

    Country Office and Corporate Business Unit Support

    • In coordination with the FH GSC (Risk and Assurance), the Sr. Director Global Internal Audit, and with the FH Global Finance, as well as Program leadership, leads the development of a self-review plan and its implementation to ensure regular and adequate reviews are performed in all COs, and particular attention is given to high-risk offices/locations and programs. Likewise, similar support shall be provided to certain Business Units that maintain risk registers.
    • Drives the building of capacity of staff on risk management, internal controls, and conducting annual risk management refresher training for CO SLT and CO Risk Champions.
    • Works with CO Risk Champions Country Leadership (specifically Finance Managers, Program Directors, and Human Resources) to ensure compliance with relevant regulations, proactive review, identification, assessment, and reporting of risks, in line with FH ERM policy.
    • Helps to build capacity of managers and other staff in terms of risk management and compliance within COs.
    • Receives and responds either verbally or in writing to inquiries from employees, departmental leadership, and other staff in GSC and COs on risk management.
    • Works with the ERM leaders to establish regular risk updates to the FH Executive Leadership Team (ELT), as well as the Board’s Finance and ERM Committee.
    • Support country leadership in developing country-wide risk assessments and mapping (risk registers) and lead the drafting and implementation of mitigation action plans. Identifies ways of improving cost-efficiency and streamlining processes, and advises management of country, regional and GSC offices.
    • Hold regular meetings with COs and Business Unit Risk Champions both collectively and individually, and support them in strengthening risk management culture and practices within their CO.
    • Lead the quarterly CO/BU risk assessment for assigned COs in collaboration with CO SLT, under the guidance of Sr. Management ERM.
    • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and resource on matters of risk within the programs and projects and supports program development and execution on matters of risk.


    • Leverage data and best practice standards to proactively engage with COs to inform of strengthening of risk management practices within COs.
    • Standardized data outputs for Senior Management level discussions.
    • Periodically extracts, reviews, and submits risk dashboard reports on CO to various levels of risk oversight across the organization.
    • Utilize the established ERM application (LogicGate – Risk Cloud) to enhance reporting and monitoring mechanisms.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Level Specifications

    • Vibrant Demonstrated computer-operating skills, including proficiency in Google platforms, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), and virtual technologies such as Skype and Zoom.
    • Ability to sit/stand at a computer for up to 8 hours a day doing repetitive motions on a keyboard.
    • Strong intercultural communication skills, able to acclimate to the various national environments in which FH operates.
    • High integrity and a strong sense of professional ethics.
    • Advanced knowledge of risk management and compliance processes and practices.
    • Ability to lead and perform risk assessment reviews and discussion and develop a system that ensures effective risk management practices.
    • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Spanish or French is a plus.
    • Ability to write professional reports and business correspondence succinctly.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
    • Ability to travel up to 25% of time per year in the US and internationally, sometimes to insecure countries or locations.


    • Typically, 4 years of external audit, internal audit, and/or risk management experience.
    • Experience performing operational reviews and fraud investigation is a plus.
    • Working awareness and knowledge of the COSO ERM processes or ISO 310000 risk management standards is a must.
    • Familiarity with ERM applications and/or platforms. LogicGate experience is a plus.
    • Experience in conducting risk assessments in a global organization is a must.
    • Experience with US Government regulations such as the 2 CFR 200, as well as other multinational and private donor regulations is a plus.
    • Non-profit (NGO) ministry experience is a plus.


    • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in accounting, internal audit, compliance, risk management or similar area required.
    • Certification in compliance, audit or related certifications is strongly preferred.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Food for the Hungry (FH Kenya) on to apply

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