Compliance Officer


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Designation: Compliance Officer

Reporting Line: Manager Compliance

Business Unit: Compliance x 2

Location: Lusaka

Job Purpose

To proactively & constructively assist business to manage its responsibility to comply with all relevant legislative requirements so as to minimise compliance risks through the application of risk management principles, processes & procedures.

Key Outputs & Responsibilities

Strategic alignment
  • Ensure compliance risks in the Bank are appropriately identified and resolved to achieve satisfactory audits.
  • Participate in and support Management and the Board in managing compliance risks in the Bank to ensure no concerns are expressed by regulators.
  • Participate in the review of the in-country compliance policy and framework for the identification, management, monitoring and reporting of compliance risks and issues.
Regulatory reporting and interaction
  • Ensure receipt and submission of routine governance reports on the bank’s status of compliance to achieve stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Provide input into the completion of trends-based data analysis for Compliance risk incidents to ensure alignment with best practice.
Operational oversight
  • Conduct compliance reviews and, in situations of non-compliance, manage the escalation process (as per policy) to ensure action is taken by business to mitigate non-compliance issues raised in the issue log.
Stakeholder engagement
  • Build professional stakeholder relationships, displaying excellent abilities to listen, advise, influence, negotiate and present at all levels for a productive working environment.
Effective teamwork, self-management and mentoring with group values
  • Promote a co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals.
  • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards to ensure that ongoing support is provided to the department.
  • Clarify performance expectations of sta and work closely with them to grow their skills where needed.
Education Requirements
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits, English and Mathematics inclusive.
  • Degree in Law, Business, Finance Audit, Risk Management or similar; Relevant post-graduate compliance qualification /certification (advantageous)
Experience & Qualifications
  • Minimum three years Compliance related work experience with substantial exposure to compliance risk management.
  • Must meet “fit and proper” requirements of a Compliance Officer as prescribed by local regulators.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should email their CV’s to e-mail address [email protected] Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject field. Closing date: Tuesday, 3rd August 2021.

African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited T/A Atlas Mara. Registered Commercial Bank

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