Compliance Officer job at Absa Group
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Vacancy title:Compliance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:Absa Group

Deadline of this Job:18 July 2022  

Duty Station:Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 11, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Mandatory Responsibilities and Competencies

• Assume the Compliance Officer role and be directly accountable to the board, the regulators and ensure that the Absa Life Zambia business is fully compliant with all laws/regulations, applicable policies, and that conduct, and reputational risks are proactively monitored and mitigated.
• Oversee implementation of a compliance risk management plan that is fit-for-purpose. Assessment of the regulatory, conduct and reputational risks in the business and the management thereof through effective implementation of governance, policies and standards, training, monitoring and ongoing assurance.
• Support the Managing Director and Head of AFS Compliance in the management of the compliance, conduct and regulatory risk.
• Manage regulatory relations and engagements with the regulators in respect of the business and work together with the Head of Regulatory Relations and the Head of AFS Compliance on matters pertaining to the Absa Life Zambia business.

AFS Business Management

• Support the AFS Head of Compliance through development of and execution of the Compliance strategy
• Provide input to enhance the Compliance methodology
• Provide input into the RBB regulatory, conduct and reputation risk environment
• Share knowledge across the RBB business

Compliance Advisory

• Drive the right behavior, specifically adherence to the organizational Values, in the business through effective standard setting, advice, training, assurance, escalation, reporting and engagement.
• Clearly communicate the role and objectives of Compliance to the business.
• Maintain constructive regular engagement with relevant stakeholders, including business, other functions (including second and third lines of defence) and regulators.
• Provide accurate and timely compliance and regulatory advice to the business as a second line of defence.
• Provide relevant Compliance risk information reporting to management.
• Report and escalate policy and regulatory breaches and conduct or regulatory issues to appropriate stakeholders, which may include business management and regulators.
• Maintain a compliance training plan for the business and ensure effective execution of training, including face-to-face and e-learning.
• Deployment of policies.
• Manage new regulatory requirements by evaluating regulations (local and international) identified as relevant to the business and provide an impact analysis relevant to the business. Address impacts, including policy amendments, business notifications and provision of training.
• Keep Business appraised of notifications distributed by the regulator impacting the business.
Stakeholder Management

• Be the point of entry for interactions with each regulator regarding the business.
• Position and communicate compliance policies, requirements, and initiatives with the relevant stakeholders
• Actively drive a stakeholder management plan for all compliance and regulatory matters affecting the business
• Liaise with senior executive stakeholders and stakeholder groups

Risk Management

• Be the accountable key conduct risk owner for the business
• Perform on-going monitoring of the business through stakeholder engagement, compilation, and assessment of management information, and tracking and analysis of issues.
• Maintain detailed conduct risk assessments for the business, identifying all regulations and assessing the regulatory risk.
• Maintain and assess regulatory risk MI for the business.
• Perform effective monthly assurance testing on key regulatory risks of the business.
• Review and provide input on the Compliance Risk Review coverage for the business. Review the coverage plan, the scope of each review, and conclusions and final report of each review.
• Assess the overall testing coverage on regulatory risk for the business and address deficiencies
• Serve on appropriate risk and governance forums in the business and Compliance
• Report to relevant governance forums with overall conclusions on conduct, regulatory and reputational risks.


Bachelor’s Degree: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 July 2022  
Duty Station: lusaka
Posted: 11-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-07-2065
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