Employment opportunities

The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) is an international not-for-profit organization that provides global leadership to save and improve lives for people with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. Established in 1963, the WFH works with member organizations in 134 countries as well as through a network of international volunteers and healthcare providers to improve and sustain care and "Treatment For All" around the world.

Compliance Manager - Health, international, NFP / Gestionnaire de la Conformité - santé, internationale, OSBL / Temporary – 12 months (possibility of extension or regular) / Temporaire 

Reporting to: WFH USA National Director / WFH Strategy and Communications Director
Type of position: TEMPORARY (12 month); full-time (possibility of extension or permanence)
Location: Montreal (WFH headquarters)
Start Date: Immediate - latest August 2017 

The WFH is looking for a knowledgeable, experienced, and results-oriented Compliance Manager – 12 months TEMPORARY with superior analytical and interpersonal skills to establish the framework and be responsible for the oversight and management of the WFH’s (world health, NFP) compliance initiatives and activities.


Reporting to the WFH USA National Director / WFH Strategy & Communications Director, the Compliance Manager TEMPORARY (12 month) ensures organizational compliance (world health, NFP) and manages all related activities for both the WFH and WFH USA, including the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program, fundraising regulations, organizational risk management, and the review of contractual agreements involving either organization.


  • Conduct the internal investigation of WFH and WFH USA programs compliance issues (world health, NFP)
  • Coordinate and lead risk assessment activities
  • Develop and disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance initiatives and activities
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities and investigation outcomes
  • Develop plans to address emerging compliance issues with senior management
  • Develop and oversee control systems to identify, prevent or respond to legal and regulatory compliance
  • Identify areas for improvement, evaluate the efficiency of controls, and improve them continuously
  • Revise procedures, reports, etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues
  • Collaborate with legal counsels to ensure organizational interests are managed and reviewed
  • Identify compliance issues and ensure relevant advice and training is provided to staff, Board members, and volunteers where needed
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory/oversight bodies as appropriate
  • Ensure the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of compliance activities
  • Assume responsibilities and accomplish other tasks related to the position as required by the WFH USA National Director / WFH Director of Strategy & Communications.


  • Demonstrated experience as effective compliance professional (ex., medical / pharmaceutical industry)
  • 6-9 years of relevant experience in compliance management in the health not-for-profit or public sector (preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of compliance management and oversight
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • BA/BSc in law, finance, business administration or related field
  • Certified as a compliance professional - an asset
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the proven ability to understand the implications and complexities of different regulations and contractual agreements
  • Ability to think critically, collaborate with others in a diverse team of staff and volunteers, as well as work autonomously
  • Highly motivated, efficient individual
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; ability to work well with volunteers and as part of an international team
  • Excellent English (written and oral - language of work) communications skills; working knowledge of Spanish and/or French - an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; familiarity with Access and SQL preferred
  • Willingness and flexibility to undertake occasional international travel

Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

Please send in full confidence, an English resume & cover letter IMMEDIATELY - latest: June 9, 2017 to:

Fédération mondiale de l’hémophilie World Federation of Hemophilia
Gestionnaire, ressources humaines / HR Manager  
1425, boulevard René Lévesque Ouest, bureau 1010 
Montréal, Québec H3G 1T7 Canada 
Fax: +1 514.875.8916

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
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Updated May 2017