Legal & Regulatory Compliance Manager Job Careers – Umeme

Job Title:     Legal & Regulatory Compliance
Manager

Organization: Umeme

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Head
of Compliance & Risk

About US:

Umeme Limited is the largest energy distributor in Uganda,
distributing 97 percent of all electricity used in the country. The shares of
the stock of the company are listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and are
cross listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange

Job Summary:  The Legal & Regulatory Compliance Manager will be responsible for legal and regulatory enterprise compliance
management. You will provide an advisory role and policy aspects across the
company, ensuring best practice and adherence to the compliance framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·      
Manage the Compliance officers and provide leadership
and supervision to them and their work.

·      
Develop and implement an effective legal and
regulatory compliance program

·      
Support the Head of Compliance in the process of
formulating the short, medium and long term strategic plans for the department
and for the company from a compliance perspective – including work plans and
budgets for the Section.

·      
Support the Head of Compliance to develop and
maintain a compliance framework and systems for the company in line with
Umeme’s principles and culture.

·      
Communicate and implement the company’s
compliance framework internally and externally so that all employees,
stakeholders, and contractors understand the company-wide risk and compliance
objectives and their roles.

·      
Advise Management on the implementation of compliance
initiatives across the company.

·      
Prepare monthly compliance reports properly
detailing legal and regulatory matters.

·      
Prepare an annual report to Head of Compliance
on the status of compliance within the company.

·      
Ensure that online and face-to-face compliance
training programs are delivered effectively to all identified user groups.

·      
Review the conclusions and recommendations of
internal and external audit reports to review progress made on implementation
and taking appropriate action to complete that process.

·      
Foster good working relations with
advisers/consultants, auditors, and lawyers.

·      
Develop and maintain regulatory awareness
amongst all staff.

·      
Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge and
understanding of relevant regulations and laws; and their implications upon
Umeme’s business activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·      
The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor’s
degree in law or a course relevant to the role.

·      
Membership of a relevant professional body.

·      
A master’s degree in a relevant field will be an
added advantage.

·      
At least five years’ experience in a field(s) associated
with risk management, compliance and/or program management.

·      
At least three years of managerial experience or an
equivalent experience

·      
Experience in a regulated business.

·      
Confident individual with a proactive attitude;
who maintains the highest professional standards to ensure the company is not
in a position of risk.

·      
Ability to build supportive relationships with
different groups across the company.

·      
Makes commercial business decisions and is
resilient in the face of resistance.

·      
Credibility, professionalism, and confidence to
implement best practice.

·      
Judgment to balance commercial and compliance
risks to achieve positive outcomes.

·      
Ability to work with the business to achieve its
goals within the relevant regulatory regimes.

·      
Ability to consistently demonstrate initiative
and confidence in day-to-day dealings with Management.

·      
Excellent communication both written and verbal.

·      
Ability to manage assigned tasks in an
assertive, efficient and timely manner.

·      
Proven ability to deal with confidential matters
and with discretion.

·      
Experience of preparing/delivering training.

·      
Must be able to multi-task and keep calm under
pressure.

·      
Excellent, proven organizational skills.

·      
Flexible to work outside normal office hours as
may be required from time-to-time

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.

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Deadline: 28th
February 2020

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