World Vision

World Vision Somalia is seeking an experienced Risk and Compliance Manager to join their team in Nairobi, Kenya. This role offers an opportunity to contribute to the organization’s mission of helping vulnerable children overcome poverty through effective risk management and compliance strategies.

Position: Risk and Compliance Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya (with frequent travel to field offices)

Job Type: Full-time, Fixed-Term Contract

Job ID: JR33432

About World Vision:

With over 70 years of experience, World Vision is a global Christian organization working in nearly 100 countries to transform the lives of vulnerable children.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Strategic Data Management and Analysis:

  • – Develop and maintain data warehouses and business intelligence tools
  • – Design data collection and reporting tools, including GIS databases
  • – Analyze financial and programmatic data to inform risk assessment

2. Enterprise Risk Management:

  • – Implement and oversee WV Somalia’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • – Advise Senior Leadership Team on risk mitigation strategies
  • – Collaborate with departments to identify and report on functional risks

3. Compliance Oversight:

  • – Manage compliance tracking systems and investigate violations
  • – Support incident management and crisis response
  • – Lead internal and external investigations as needed

4. Data Quality Assurance:

  • – Oversee compliance checks for knowledge management policies
  • – Lead data quality and program quality audits across regions

5. External Engagement:

  • – Participate in relevant working groups on risk management
  • – Engage with stakeholders to position WV as a thought leader in the field


  • – Bachelor’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, GIS, Criminology, Law, Finance, or related field (Master’s preferred)
  • – Minimum 5 years experience in compliance management and investigations, preferably in an INGO setting
  • – Extensive understanding of statistical analysis, GIS, and data visualization tools
  • – Proficiency in Somali language and understanding of local dynamics
  • – Experience in financial processes, internal controls, and risk management
  • – Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • – Ability to work in cross-cultural environments and manage diverse projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • – Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • – Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • – Experience working in fragile contexts

This position offers an opportunity to contribute to World Vision’s mission of transforming children’s lives while developing your career in risk management and compliance.

To apply, visit World Vision Somalia’s career page and reference Job ID: JR33432.

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