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DCA is looking for a Compliance Coordinator- maybe that is you?


DanChurchAid (DCA)


Fredag, 3. august 2018 - 23:59
DCA is looking for a Compliance Coordinator- maybe that is you?



  • Would you classify yourself as a “finisher”?
  • Do you prefer systematic processes?
  • Do you think that compliance to internal and external commitments is more than just tedious control-mechanisms, but rather a key part of being an accountable and quality-oriented organisation?
  • Are you a person who can create strong working-relationships in an organisation?
If you recognize yourself in the above statements, please continue reading – you might be exactly the colleague we are looking to fill the new position as DCAs Compliance Coordinator.
The Compliance Coordinator will be a part of the newly established Strategy and Quality Management Unit at DCA’s Head Office in Copenhagen with direct reporting to the head of unit and working closely with other advisors in the unit.
The Strategy and Quality Management Unit (SQM) designs and ensures the implementation of the appropriate quality management framework, which enables the organisation to deliver on its global strategy, commitments and external requirements. The Compliance Coordinator will be coordinating, planning and assisting the processes related to audits and organisational reviews of DCAs compliance against internal and external standards and commitments. This person will have the main responsibility in ensuring that DCA can deliver on audits, organisational reviews, due diligence processes that comes from donors or as a part of our external commitments on quality, such as:


  • Risk Management Policy
  • Human Rights Policy
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) certification across all program and project types
  • Charter for Change (C4C)
  • The Performance Audit required by Danida
  • ECHO FPA Audit
  • Donor reviews
  • Donor Due Diligence


Our Compliance Coordinator will assist many of our units and country offices and be the go-to person for many colleagues when it comes to documenting that DCA lives up to our internal and external requirements. She/he will work closely with colleagues in the team and in the country offices on planning and supporting follow-up actions as required for DCA to continuously deliver on our commitments.

The skills we are looking for:

  • A real interest in the tasks described above (this is more important than many years of professional experience)
  • Post graduate degree in a relevant field
  • Ability to motivate and work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills in English is necessary – knowledge of the Danish and French language an advantage
  • Strong networking skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to prioritize between many demands
  • Ability to work independently with various and multiple tasks
  • A well-organized and structured mindset

DCA offers:

  • Contract starting as soon as possible
  • Excellent colleagues in a rewarding and empowering work place
  • Salary based on DCA’s collective agreement – incl. pension scheme
  • Work time is 37 hours per week including lunch break
  • An interesting and challenging opportunity to strengthen and further develop one of Denmark’s largest Humanitarian and Development NGOs


When applying, you are kindly requested to attach a copy of relevant certificates, together with your CV and motivation letter that clearly demonstrates experience and competencies as required. Please note all qualifications will be verified.
The place of work will be at DanChurchAid’s headquarters Meldahlsgade 3, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy.
Deadline for applications is 3 August 2018. Interviews are expected to take place 24 and 29 August 2018.
For further information about this position contact Karen Birgitte Rasmussen, Head of the Strategy and Quality Management Unit on email: [email protected].
DCA was founded in 1922 as a response to the refugee crisis after World War I and is a major Danish development and humanitarian actor with an annual turnover of around $100 million. DanChurchAid's aim is to strengthen the world’s poorest people in their struggle for a life in dignity. Our work is based on a Christian view of humanity with respect for every individual’s rights and equal worth. DanChurchAid is rooted in the Danish National Evangelical Lutheran Church, but is active wherever we find the need is highest, regardless of religion, gender, political beliefs, race, national or ethnic origins, handicaps or sexual orientation. We operate in more than 20 countries of which 10 have significant long-term development and humanitarian interventions. Globally, DCA employs more than 1000 staff. DCA has a high level of engagement and support in Denmark thanks to its more than 20.000 volunteers and supporters. DCA is member of the global ACT Alliance. Our three main goals are to save lives, build resilient communities and fight extreme inequality.

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