Risk and Compliance Officer

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

We are a reputable engineering, procurement, construction, operation, and maintenance (EPCOM) contracting company in the oil and gas sector. The job holder will Identify and ensure that the organization complies with relevant legal, statutory, and regulatory requirements as well as internal controls (policies, processes, and procedures established by the organization).

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Principal Duties/Responsibilities/Authorities:

  • To develop and implement an organization’s compliance programs. 
  • Determines the relevant interested parties (Regulators) and their requirements.
  • Continually monitor and review information about the interested parties (regulators) and their relevant requirements
  • Maintains and strengthen the relationship with Industry regulators (responding to correspondence and inquiries from regulatory authorities)
  • Ensures strict adherence to compliance standards and advises Management on implications of non-compliance.
  • Ensures all stakeholders are aware of the company’s Compliance program through quarterly/periodic training such as AML/CFT etc.
  • Ensures regulatory filings are done as at when due; monitors and reports on the effectiveness of controls in the management of the organization's risk exposure.
  • Provides updates on relevant rules and regulations and their implication for the business.
  • Provides quarterly compliance reports to the management.
  • Ensures that adequate due diligence is carried out on all business partners. 
  • Ensures functional whistleblowing lines and avenues are in place.   
  • Tracks and follow-up with management on non-compliance issues to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Acts in the capacity of the company’s representative on all compliance matter both internally and externally.
  • Prepares periodic reports and performs other duties as required/requested by the Line Manager.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Strong understanding (of both practical and theoretical knowledge) of Quality standards/frameworks: ISO 9001.
  • Very good quality audit skills and auditing experience.
  • Good knowledge of compliance and risk management.
  • Ability to motivate people and manage stakeholders’ expectations.
  • Excellent social and communication skills.
  • Mature individual, able to relate effectively across the board while maintaining professional detachment and assertiveness.
  • Good organizational and personal effectiveness skills.
  • The person must be able to work effectively with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent proficiency in the use of office productivity tools.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Legal, Business Management, or any other social science discipline. 
  • CIN - Certified Designate Compliance Professional as a minimum
  • Other risk management certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five (5) years work experience with two (2) of those years as a practicing compliance officer. 

Person Specification:

  • Must be well organized and demonstrate a high sense of urgency with regard to risk management. 
  • Must possess a service-oriented attitude.
  • Must possess very strong attention to detail and the ability to grasp information quickly.
  • Must be able to cope with working long hours and be ready to travel (when necessary) for business meetings within short notice.
  • Must be able to manage sensitive information.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Zero tolerance for infractions of legal, statutory, and regulatory requirements.
  • Zero undetected risks.
  • Increase organizational-wide awareness of compliance risks.
  • Meantime to compliance issue discovery – low
  • Meantime to compliance issue resolution – low 
  • Low numbers of Non-Compliance (NC) issues reported during an audit.

Department: Quality Management 

Reports to: Quality Manager 

Grade Level/Job Classification: Coordinator 


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