Compliance Manager

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

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Reference Number: 125-NIG00167

Department: Assurance


Job Profile:

The candidate will function as a Manager specializing in Risk and Compliance Services, as part of PwC Nigeria’s Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) team.

He/She will lead the delivery of Compliance solutions to a diverse range of clients in various industry sectors, and work with PwC teams both within and outside GRC to develop tailored solutions for clients.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Leading teams and delivery of compliance related projects of varying complexity through projects plans, economics, monitoring and evaluating risks, budgets and delivery of projects in line with required standards.
  • Provide compliance advisory and assurance services to clients across all industries in line with evolving compliance framework and standards.
  • Lead effectiveness reviews of compliance programs and benchmarking against applicable standards and international leading practices.
  • Provide recommendations to ultimately improve entity-wide compliance policies/processes and practices, and aid the development of a sound ethical and compliance culture within the organisation.
  • Develop and implement robust business ethics and compliance structures, frameworks and policies to support organisations seeking to improve their effectiveness and establish a culture of sound ethical practices.
  • Lead risk assessments on compliance and ethics risk areas.
  • Develop, implement and review a controls framework around the organisations compliance processes.
  • Develop training materials and facilitate compliance-training programs.
  • Review, analyse and advise on new and evolving regulations, and their potential impact/ implications for organisations in various respective sectors.
  • Play a key role in people development activities (coaching/ mentoring) for less experienced team members and play a key role in attracting and retaining talent to build the team as the business grows.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with existing and potential clients, stakeholders and members of the C-Suite.
  • Engage in business development activities and initiatives.
  • Develop thought leadership in compliance management for companies across various industries.
  • Promote the Compliance team within PwC in order to encourage collaboration and increase internal leads.


Experience & Requirements

  • Minimum of a First degree in any discipline is required (Master’s degree would be an added advantage).
  • Experience in a consulting firm and/or industry.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a compliance role, with at least 2 years in at management level.
  • Excellent knowledge of Compliance practices and the Nigerian regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of ISO 19600 and ISO 31000 (and other compliance related standards).
  • Experience with developing compliance solutions including executing assurance programs.
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with C-Level client stakeholders.
  • Experience in business development and relationship building.
  • Strong IT skills and technical depth.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving, delivering results and meeting client expectations.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (presentation & facilitation).
  • Project management skills - ability to manage across multiple and complex projects.
  • Demonstrable creativity and innovation.

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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Administration & Office Support

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years