Head – Compliance

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Head - Compliance

  • Post Date:December 12, 2021
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Banking
Job Description


Reporting to the Managing Director – AFC Commercial Bank Limited; the Head Compliance will be responsible for ensuring compliance with best practices, standards and risk mitigation strategies which reflect regulatory expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and enabling a compliance management function through impiementation of strategy, structure and process.
  • Supporting seamless integration of compliance management and providing input and ensuring accurate reporting and articulation of compliance risks.
  • Promoting a compliance culture by advising, guiding and influencing transformation and provision of compliance risk monitoring programmes.
  • Conducting compliance risk and control assessments by identifying and testing existing controls.
  • Providing advice and support which enables management to make informed decisions, ensuring compliance best practice, standards and risk mitigation.
  • Working with stakeholders, directly and through the compliance team to propose and agree actions required to mitigate key risks.
  • Advising stakeholders on possible contraventions of compliance risks or related matters that may compromise business. ‘
  • Leading and motivating the compliance team in their advisory and assurance awareness activities.
  • Developing policies, procedures, governance frameworks and tools with focus on relevant risk legislation.
  • Leading and overseeing delivery of Compliance training and human resources development.
  • Representing and coordinating compliance at relevant meetings and committees with key regulators.

Job Skills and Competencies

  • Strong technical background of regulatory requirements across commercial banking.
  • Strong understanding of a range of compliance frameworks with ability to present findings of compliance reviews to stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical background with the ability to analyse relevant legislation, engage with business on changes and identify potential
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing across all levels of management.
  • Ability to build successful relationships with a number of diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to operate effectively within a fast-paced organisation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor of Laws, Risk and Insurance/Economics/Business Studies /Accounting or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Compliance or Compliance Certification
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) /MBL or relevant Master of Science (MSc) is a distinct advantage.
  • At least 5 years Compliance experience in the financial services sector at senior managerial level.
  • Knowledge of commercial Banking business systems, rules and regulations is a distinct added advantage.

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed resume by no later than 14 December 2021. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for as your E-mail Subject Reference.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.