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Type: Full-Time | Industry: Other | Location: Windhoek, Namibia | Closing Date: 24 Nov 2020

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Hiring Organisation: EasyStaff Job Recruitment Agency

WINDHOEK - CHIEF RISK & COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Looking for a Chief Risk & Compliance Officer reporting directly to the CEO.
Job Purpose:
To manage the Risk and Compliance function and to provide operational and advisory support to the organization in the review, implementation, management and evaluation of an Integrated Risk Management and Compliance program and to monitor the program to ensure ongoing compliance. To effectively manage and control all operational duties within Risk and Compliance Division.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development, review and roll-out of compliance policies and standards
Develop and maintain the compliance universe using a risk-based approach
Assist management to comply with applicable statutory, regulatory and supervisory requirements
Evaluate new laws and regulations and stay abreast of all legislative and regulatory development both locally and globally
Create, promote and maintain a culture of risk awareness and accountability
Drive, maintain and enhance the risk management framework and compliance programme in line with the requirements of the board
Drive risk data collection and monitor, analyse, report and recommend on risk outcomes, exposures and trends
Maintain the risk register and the different risk and compliance policies
Ongoing strengthening of staff skills and enhancements to risk and compliance management systems, policies, processes, quantitative models and reports as necessary to ensure that the risk management capabilities are sufficiently robust and effective to support its strategic objectives and all risk-taking activities
Liaise with internal and external audit on risk-related issues
Act as liaison and relationship manager with the other regulators
Investigate and assess alerts for potential money laundering risks
Ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions
Ensure timely and efficient reporting to the board and to the Financial Intelligence Centre
Maintain a current understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies, procedures, regulations, industry best practices, criminal typologies and developing trends
Core Behavioural Competencies:
Logic thinking/reasoning
Leadership Skills
Management Skills
Organisational skills
Emotionally mature
Attention to detail
Self- starter
Teamwork
Assertive
Observant
Education & Experience Requirements:
Degree in Risk Management and/or Compliance, Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor; or law degree
A minimum of 5 years’ working experience preferably in external audit, internal audit, the financial services sector or 7 years’ post-graduation experience in law or accounting
Member of certified Risk and Compliance Management Profession (CRMP) will be an advantage
Member of Association of certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) will be an advantage
Member of Association of Certified Compliance professionals in Africa (ACCPA) will be an advantage
Banking experience will be an advantage
Namibian citizen
Must have trace able references
Closing date - 20 November 2020
If you qualify for this position, please forward an UPDATED CV AS WELL AS A RECENT COLOR PHOTO to [Email address withheld to avoid spam. Please log in to see application contact details.]

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