Group Risk/Compliance Officer

Confidential

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An ICT firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop the enterprise risk management policy for the company.
  • Guide integration of enterprise risk management with other organizational planning and management activities.
  • Respond to regulatory enquiries and manage regulatory relationships as appropriate and through second line Compliance
  • Perform first line risk assessments to understand the level, significance and scope of risk
  • Introduce a culture of Risk Management supported by policies and guidance
  • Develop and maintain a Risk Register and ensure it is reviewed regularly by the Management Team and Trustee Board.
  • Assess the organisation and recommend, prioritise and implement relevant organisational and service specific quality policies
  • Ensure that all systems (IT and paper) for holding and processing customer information and data are compliant with prevailing legislation
  • Identify training needs for risk management and oversee development of enterprise risk competence and awareness across the company
  • Liaise with departmental heads and HR in ensuring to ensure all company policies, standards and processes are enforced with compliance periodically audited.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the company’s internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks
  • Proactively identify emerging risks and report to relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and oversee control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies
  • Liaise with departmental and country heads on the adequacy of proposed actions in management of risk areas identified in internal audit reports.
  • Revising procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Test the effectiveness of cascading risk management approach to business decisions.
  • Develop risk management systems and train departmental risk champions on implementation
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization
  • Conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors;
  • To undertake any other duties that may be required as deemed appropriate by the management.
  • Expected Output

 

 

 

Below are key outputs measurable of the Group Risk / Compliance Manager

 

  • Enterprise risk management policy
  • Periodic compliance, audit reports processes, policies and procedures across the organisation
  • Proactively make recommendations to strengthen the control and compliance of policies, procedures and controls and are regularly updated with new development through alliance with all head of department.

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law / Accounting / Business / Finance with relevant professional certifications
  • Minimum Working Experience:
  • Minimum of five (5) years of which 3 must be in audit related function at middle or senior level.
  • Experience conducting periodic risk identification, assessment and reporting cycles and processes with a keen sense of regulatory compliance in multiple operational environments.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax and Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Salary

₦160,000.00 ‐ ₦240,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Today