Controls, Compliance & Ethics Lead UBL Employment Opportunity – Diageo

Organization: Diageo
Duty Station: Portbell
Brewery, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of CCE –
About US:
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an
outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and
wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor,
Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas,
Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Job Summary: The Controls,
Compliance & Ethics Lead UBL will support UBL to discharge their
accountability in creating an environment where risks are proactively managed,
and internal controls, compliance and ethics are at the heart of the business.
Key Duties and
  • Embedding a culture of compliance within
    the business and ensuring leadership accountability;
  • Ensuring that the Code of Business Conduct
    is accessible and understood by all employees across the Group; & by
    3rd parties
  • Developing an appropriate framework of
    policies that have clear ownership;
  • Developing appropriate training and
    communications to support understanding of Code and policies;
  • Tasked with monitoring breaches of the
    Code and ensuring consistent disciplinary action is taken;
  • Developing and introducing best practice
    procedures for assessing business and compliance risks and formulating a
    response to mitigate and manage risk;
  • Developing, in conjunction with CARM
    control owners and Global Risk & Governance, best practice control
    procedures to be implemented by the business to help them maintain
    compliance with policies;
  • Facilitating effective reporting on
    compliance KPIs to the management and Board of the company;
  • Providing support and materials to ensure
    third party due diligence is carried out to the standard (KYBP);
  • Ensuring that the “Speak Up” line operates
    to best practice standards and is available to all employees globally;
    Promoting within the business the development of a culture of integrity
    and solid internal controls. This role is key in ensuring the Global Risk
    & Compliance programme is implemented and embedded effectively in the
    Uganda business
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Drive compliance by encouraging our people
  • Embedding a rock solid internal controls
  • Drive forward looking risk management and

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in a
    business-related field preferably with Legal or accountancy qualifications
    (preferred but not essential) or other professional qualifications.
  • The ideal candidate for the Diageo
    Controls, Compliance & Ethics Lead UBL job placement must have a professional
    compliance and ethics or Internal Audit function
  • At least three to five years of experience
    gained through working within a multi-national environment.
  • Excellent communication and influencing
  • Previous experience in developing and
    implementing key elements of a controls, 
    compliance and ethics program, including organizational leadership
    and culture; standards, policies and procedures; training and
    communications; enforcement and incentives; delegation of authority;
    monitoring, auditing and reporting; and response and continuous
  • Previous exposure and experience in policy
    development and monitoring relating to areas such as anti-money
    laundering, bribery& corruption and gifts & entertainment.
  • Perceptive and appreciative of different
    countries’ cultural differences.
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    in ‘virtual teams’ with colleagues in different functions and locations.
  • Strong project management focus and
    ability to proactively manage own workload.
  • High level of personal integrity, and
    proven ability to ‘stand tall’ under pressure.
How to Apply:
If you desire to join the world’s leading premium drinks business,
Diageo, in the aforementioned capacity, please click web link below.
For more of the latest jobs, please visit or
find us on our facebook page

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.