Job: Head of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC)

On October 9, 2017, the Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance (UNIC or the Network) officially launched its operation in Ukraine with support of Business Ombudsman Council (BOC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

UNIC is a platform for active business-to-business and business-to-government dialogue. It aims to unite responsible companies throughout Ukraine and to promote the idea of ethical and transparent business by conducting educational events, developing compliance policies and programs for companies, promoting an external assessment of the compliance level of its members and building the trust relationships with the government.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the high-level dialogue and cooperation with stakeholders, including governmental authorities, business associations and NGOs, international partners;

  • Development and maintenance of UNIC positive image by engaging with national and local press, opinion leaders and the public;

  • Liaising with the media to promote UNIC activity and building a strong social media presence;

  • Communication with donors and their representatives in terms of fundraising, development of grant concepts;

  • Development, update and supervision of implementation of UNIC’s Tasks and Objectives, annual budgets, governing documents of UNIC and regular reporting on implementation;

  • Ensuring that UNIC’s Tasks and Objectives and daily plans are up-to-date and timely, providing regular reporting to the UNIC General Meeting of Members and the UNIC Executive Committee on their implementation;

  • Interaction and engagement of external experts to implement specific UNIC’s Tasks and Objectives;

  • Preparation of the annual report regarding UNIC’s activities;

  • Preparation and implementation of resolutions and other decisions approved by, and provision of the support to UNIC’s bodies;

  • Overall support of the application process for becoming UNIC member;

  • Overall support and coordination of UNIC certification procedure;

  • Organization and management of operational activities of UNIC;

  • Formation and development of project teams, recruitment and induction of new team members of UNIC Secretariat.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Law or its equivalent in the relevant area (Economics, Business Administration or Management);

  • Substantial degree of relevant professional experience in Business Integrity & Corporate Compliance at least 5 years (beneficially);

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Mid Management Position or higher;

  • Subject knowledge in anti-corruption compliance and business integrity or legal practice, international instruments in this area, relevant law enforcement practices (providing information on courses attendance, obtaining levels and qualifications);

  • Start-up experience in NGO projects is a plus as well as experience in Business Development and Project Management (planning, targets setting, coordinating the team in several projects);

  • Fundraising Experience (business communication, members engagement, presentations skills);

  • Experience of working with donor-funded community development projects in the region and/or NGOs is a plus;

  • Ability to lead and manage the decision-making processes in public and private organizations;

  • Excellent liaison and strong presentation skills, established peer network, and proven ability to communicate with stakeholders;

  • Excellent command of English, Ukrainian and Russian with ability to communicate and write clearly and concisely in these languages;

  • Proven knowledge of local and international stakeholders and community-based organizations implementing relevant activities and programs in country, as well as key governmental actors;

  • Ability to travel throughout Ukraine.

Personal Attributes:

  • High integrity, intellect and discretion;

  • Strong leadership qualities;

  • Proven ability to make well-reasoned and considered judgment in complex situations;

  • Ability to handle pressure, to work under challenging deadlines, and with a positive problem-solving attitude;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Diplomacy, at ease in complex environments.

Interested applicants should submit in English and Ukrainian:

  • Personal CV, including information about qualifications, past experience in similar projects, desired salary;

  • Cover letter / statement of interest explaining interest in the job (up to 1 page).

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