Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Risk Compliance Manager - Nairobi

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Active since 06-02-2017 Job category Banking and/or Insurance
Location Nairobi Level Manager
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.450, 000
Our client is a leading multinational in the financial services sector with a focus in long-term savings, insurance services, asset management, banking, protection and investment group with over 150 years of operations in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia supported by over 50,000 employees serving over 15 million customers. The company has opportunity for qualified, experienced and talented individual to fill the following position.
Are you a young seasoned hands-on manager who is confident, result oriented, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself; Are you someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo, ambitious, brave and passionate in everything you do? If so, then this is the job you are looking for.
The jobholder will be reporting to the Chief Risk Officer

Job Purpose
The job holder will lead the compliance functions within the Group providing strategic direction and focus and needs to develop Group-wide compliance coverage plans and achieve the compliance function’s targets.

Key responsibilities
• Establish and continuously improve a consistent operating framework for the identification, management, monitoring and reporting of Compliance risks and issues.
• Responsible for ensuring that the operating framework meets internal GOM and statutory requirements.
• Develop an appropriate and effective compliance officer training strategy.
• Develop and appropriate compliance communication strategy and facilitate the implementation across the Group
• Responsible for the review, challenge and roll-out of Compliance Policies and standards.
• Participate in industry bodies to ensure alignment of Compliance methodology to industry good practice and regulatory requirements
• Develop valued and value-for-money advice and guidance to business units and management on all compliance issues.
• Report to relevant governance committees such as the Group’s Executive Management Committee; Board Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and Group Board
• Promote a compliance culture throughout Group
• Ensure that internal policies do not contravene current and/or proposed legislation, rules and regulations.
• Monitor that policies are applied consistently across business units.
• Determine the impact of current and new legislation, rules and regulations on the Group, its current/new projects and current/new products.
• Assist Line Management to comply with applicable statutory, regulatory and supervisory requirements and to avoid sanctions related to none compliance.
• Evaluate new laws and regulations and stay abreast of all legislative and regulatory developments both locally and globally that might have an impact on the Group.
• Monitor non-compliance and escalate any issues where non-compliance is not addressed.
• Liaise with Risk Management and Internal Audit on risk related issues, as well as non-compliance with internal policies, legislation, rules and regulations.

Minimum Requirements
• Degree in Business related Studies or LLB with a Master’s degree in Business or Finance is desirable.
• CPA (K) /ACCA or its equivalent will be an added advantage
• A general knowledge and understanding of financial services industry (Insurance, Banking and Asset Management) as well as legislation, rules and regulations impacting the industry.

Skills and Competencies
• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to clearly express logically reasoned ideas.
• Ability to think clearly and asses matters quickly and to solve problems with the minimum fuss and time Ability to make/take calculated decisions and to think forward and act accordingly.
• Knowledge of sourcing information
• Ability to influence Senior and Executive Management


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Banking and/or Insurance
Industry / Industries Banking & Financial Services
Region Kenya
Keywords RCM

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit