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Due Diligence and Compliance Officer

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Tue, 24/07/2018 - 17:30

Due Diligence and Compliance Officer


BBC Media Action is the international development agency of the BBC, using media and communications to improve people’s lives.  BBC Media Action in Sierra Leone is currently seeking applications for the following national staff role;


Due Diligence and Compliance Officer – to support all aspects of donor compliance of radio station partners working on different BBC Media Action projects. This wide-ranging role will involve working closely with local radio stations to strengthen donor compliance. Demonstrable understanding of best practice in financial management, administration, policy development, and safeguarding of vulnerable groups will be required for the role. Being able to establish and develop good working relationships within a partnership context will be essential for this role. Effective and proven training skills will also be key to the success of the role.


This position will be based in Freetown, with regular travel up-country. The position is offered with excellent terms and conditions on a BBC Media Action 12-month national contract.  BBC Media Action offers a friendly and professional team of colleagues, plus real opportunities for career development and professional growth. Please note that this role is advertised subject to confirmation of expected donor funding.


The role may involve working with groups of vulnerable children and adults. For the successful candidates, mandatory training will be provided on BBC Media Action’s safeguarding policy and staff code of conduct. A police background check may form part of the recruitment process. BBC Media Action operates a zero-tolerance policy concerning all forms of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.


To apply, send an email to and request for the specific job description concerning the role you wish to apply for. Read the job description carefully. Then please send an up-to-date CV and a supporting letter to or to the BBC Media Action office at 41i Derek Drive, off Spur Road, Freetown. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Closing date for applications is 24th July 2018.


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