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Risk and compliance officer Job Kampala

Posted by East African Underwriters Limited Private Central
  • Company: East African Underwriters Limited
  • Experience: 5 - 10 yers
  • Studies: Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma
  • Category: Public Sector - Administration
  • Contract: Undefined
  • Salary: Undefined
Job details:Job title: Risk and compliance officerCompany: EAST AFRICAN UNDERWRITERS LIMITEDReports to: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFCERLocation: kampala Uganda

Purpose
of the job To act as the subject matter expert to maintain, support and
monitor the implementation of the'relevant components of Enterprise
Risk Management and Com pliance to ensure that they are full complied
to.

Key responsibilities

To
assist the CEO in driving and supporting the implementation of all risk
and compliance frameworks and policies within the business and to
provide oversight and monitoring of risk and compliance.To
maintain networks and relationships with internal and external
stakeholders in order to achieve and promote the development of
Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance.To
analyse and manage data quality within the relevant risk and compliance
systems including reports, and to drive actions to improve data
quality.To
assist in the development of standards, procedures, guidelines,
templates to support the implementation of Risk and Compliance policies
and frameworks.To
ensure that adherence to statutory, supervisory and regulatory
requirements are monitored and reported on to the relevant stakeholders.To
continuously and proactively liase, advise, communicate, and provide
risk and compliance support to relevant internal and external
stakeholders to assist and support the meeting of statutory, supervisory
and regulatory requirements.To prepare and consolidate compliance and risk reports to inform management decision making.To assist with the implementation of business continuity.To
ensure that a compliance and risk culture is embedded within the
organisation by means of appropriate training and development, and
awareness initiatives.To assist with ensuring that all methodologies are in line with best practices, both nationally and internationally.To assist with insuring that required legislation is implemented in the business by means of relevant processes and controls.To
support the business in identifying, assessing, treating, monitoring
and reporting of all risks in terms of controlled self-assessments.To support the business in identifying root causes of control breakdowns in terms of both risk and compliance.Convening board meetings as well as shareholder meetings and regular management Committee meetingsCompiling
and circulating agenda, board/committee packs, attending meetings,
taking and preparing minutes and resolutions as well as maintaining
statutory records for companies.Ensure that the Board is run in terms of King Ill principles. 'Prepare statutory returns to the regulators and resolutions for companiesEnsure compliance with legislation and regulatory requirements as well as Best international Practices on Corporate GovernanceEnsure the lodging of correct information and forms with RegulatorsAttend to shareholder queries and act as liaison officer between the shareholders and Transfer SecretariesAssist with the preparation of the annual financial statements for the company.Establish & maintain healthy relationship with all Regulators.Get Board approval of all Policies required for the day to day running of the business.Provide support to the Board by arranging training for the Board MembersEnsure implementation of board resolutions. Provide legal advice upon request and on a pro - active basis in anticipation of changes in the business environment.
Qualifications B A (Law) or LLB Post Graduate Diploma in Risk and/or Compliance Management would be an advantage.

Experience
At least 5 years Risk and Compliance experience within the Financial
Services Industry At least 2 years Risk and Compliance Experience in
General Insurance industry.

Knowledge

Financial services industryGeneral Insurance knowledgeLegislation and regulations pertaining to risk and compliance (Working knowledge of principles of project managementUnderstanding of processes and controlsGovernance practices and procedures — best practiceKnowledge
of Company structure, articles of association for respective entities,
delegation of authority and meeting procedures in terms of the board
charter and terms of reference for the various board sub-committeesShareholder administration and communicating with Transfer Secretaries
CompetenciesPresenting and Communicating InformationAnalysingLearning and ResearchingDelivering Results and Meeting Customer ExpectationsAdhering to Principles and ValuesPersuading and InfluencingCreating and InnovatingPlanning and OrganisingFollowing Instructions and ProceduresAdapting and Responding to Change
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