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RTI is seeking a Compliance Advisor to serve as a recognized expert in a broad range of compliance and performance matters in providing support of the CDC Tanzania, the Ministry of Health (MOH), and the PEPFAR interagency team.
- Serve as an advisor to the Extramural Branch Chief on all issues related to proper compliance to the USG rules and regulations by implementing partners receiving cooperative agreement/grant funding under the PEPFAR Tanzania portfolio.
- Provide extensive review of implementing partners operation process to ensure compliance of Notice of Grants Awards (NGA). The review requires World Documentation of discussions and recommendation on next steps. Deliverables are shared with the Extramural Team to ensure compliance of the NGA.
- Provide IP guidance and training annually on the Notice of Grants Award (NGA) and Grants Policy and Administration Manual (GPAM) to ensure IPs are in compliance with regulations pertaining to allocation of USG funds.
- Conduct site-visits across Tanzania to monitor implementing partners and ensure proper compliance with USG rules and regulations.
- Conduct annual review of work plans and budgets for compliance with Tanzania Country Operating Plan guidance.
- Review Management Decision Letters (MDL) to ensure all findings pertaining to audits of implementing partners are addressed. Draft appropriate corrective action plan and monitor for audit resolutions follow-up.
- Assist cooperative agreement team in tracking progress of all implementing partners’ audit resolutions including reports of outstanding audit reports and recommendation of corrective actions.
- Coordinate with PEPFAR office, Project Officers, and other agencies to communicate, attend meetings, and share compliance reports by implementing partners.
- Travel in-country and international to fulfill a specific programs monitoring or training requirements and share PEPFAR guidance and knowledge in extramural, financial, and program management with CDC staff and implementing partners.
- Bachelor’s in Science and a minimum of five years experience in oversight, infrastructure, compliance, audit or HIV/AIDS health consulting in a resource-limited setting.
- Minimum of two years prior experience working for PEPFAR programs.
- Working level proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
- Proficient in English and Kiswahili required