Compliance Officer (Government Liaison and Partner Monitoring)

Handicap International

Details / requirements:


Handicap International Federation (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 63 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of health and physical rehabilitation, inclusive education and resilience including emergency response to improve the living conditions and involvement of the most vulnerable populations in Nepal. 

HI Nepal invites applications from qualified and competent candidates for the following position: 

1. Compliance Officer (Government Liaison and Partner Monitoring)- 1 position

Position Summary: The Compliance Officer ensures the functioning of the organization in line with SWC requirement and will liaise with government bodies for HI Nepal’s projects and programmes and ensure that it has met all the SWC as well other government requirement/s. 

S/he will be required to train, monitor and support the local implementing partners to ensure compliance with Nepal government’s rules and regulations, SWC requirement as well as HI and donor rules.

Terms & Conditions: Fixed Term Contract with possibility of extension

Location: Country Office, Kathmandu Nepal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that HI Nepal is up-to-date with regards to Government  compliance
  • Coordinate with government bodies for the approval of various programmes and projects run by HI Nepal
  • Train/monitor/support the local implementing partner/s to ensure compliance with Nepal government’s rules and regulations, SWC requirement, HI and donor rules
  • Coordinate for preparation of SWC project agreement for new projects, monitoring projects expenses against SWC approved budget, take necessary actions for eventual amendment of SWC project agreement and follow up on it
  • Compile and update the government policies, rules and procedure linked to INGO and update the management and program team promptly
  • Lead, coordinate and support periodic monitoring by Government
  • Lead, coordinate and support audit/review by external auditor/ donors/ HI HQ
  • Ensure timely renewal of legal documents of HI
  • Facilitate and be responsible for local partnership agreement and fund transfer
  • Organize and plan regular internal audit in the organization and partner organizations

Qualification and Skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Management/Economics/Business Studies or Administration or ACCA/semi-qualified CA preferred
  • At least  3 years of relevant working experience preferably in liaising with Government authorities at different level
  • Strong working experience in partner monitoring
  • Sound Knowledge and understanding of Government/ SWC requirements
  • Knowledge of internal audit, audit and policy implementation
  • Strong analytical  and interpersonal skills
  • Sound coordination skill
  • Good orientation and training skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Nepali language

To Apply:

Please send a motivation letter mentioning your expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees (one must be your current line manager) with contact number and e-mail address to no later than 23rd July 2023. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process and reject any application without specifying any reasons whatsoever.

Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

HI firmly believe in the importance of inclusion and diversity within our organization. This is why we are committed to a disability policy to encourage the inclusion and integration of people with disabilities. Please indicate if you require any special accommodations, including participation in the first interview.

Candidates applying for a job with HI must be ready to comply with our Child Protection Policy, and Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment. HI Nepal has a zero tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the values and mission of HI, hence, all selected candidates are expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Category Accounting and Finance, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Fixed Term
Experience 3+ years
Education B. Com./BBS, BBA / BBM, Chartered Accountant (semi-qualified)
Posted Date 12 Jul, 2023
Apply Before 23 Jul, 2023
City Kathmandu