Compliance Officer Job Placements – PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

 

Job Title:    Compliance Officer

Organization:  PostBank Uganda Ltd (PBU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Manager Regulatory & Statutory Compliance

 

About US:

PostBank Uganda Ltd
(PBU), a government owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial
Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on being the market leader in
advancing financial inclusion.

 

Job Summary:  The Compliance Officer will ensure that the
bank adheres to the highest standards of ethical and professional behavior in
conduct of its business and comply fully with all applicable laws, regulations
and rules that govern the bank’s business in order to safeguard the bank
against financial losses and loss of reputation; and also meet expectations and
demands of shareholders, customers as well as to withstand regulatory scrutiny
.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Developing
and maintaining a thorough understanding of the requirements of applicable laws
and Regulations and as well the Bank’s internal standards of conduct and
procedures as stated in the Bank’s Code of Conduct.

·        
Based on
knowledge of the Bank’s business, identifying potential areas of compliance
vulnerability and risk and assessing the severity of potential Compliance
Risks.

·        
Serving
as a contact point within the Bank for compliance queries from staff members.

·        
Provide
training to staff and management on compliance issues, legislative and critical
AML/CFT legal regulatory requirements.

·        
Effectively
implementing day-to-day monitoring and sufficient and representative testing
(including spot checks) of the Bank’s actual compliance with the Applicable
Regulations.

·        
Carry
out compliance field checks on a regular basis to evaluate the effectiveness of
Bank compliance with the applicable Regulations and make proposals for
improvement and correction whenever required.

·        
Recommend
updates to the compliance programs and compliance manual.

·        
Prepare
draft compliance review reports

·        
Assist
in planning for compliance checks and properly document the tests carried out
and conclusions drawn.

·        
To
ensure that monthly Risk meetings are held.

·        
Regular
updates to the unit’s risk profile/register, track or monitor and report on the
status of the unit’s Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) to line management.

·        
Ensure
timely reporting of incidents and support the completion of the unit’s annual
Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and review of the Business Continuity Plan
(BCP).

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Social Sciences, Development
Studies, Social Work and Social Administration.

·        
Relevant
training in banking regulations and financial services

·        
A
minimum of three years of working experience in a related field with an
reputable organization

·        
Knowledge
of the financial sector.

·        
Working
knowledge of banking legislation and regulations

·        
Ability
to engage teams and make meaningful decisions

·        
Good
communication and interpersonal skills

·        
Good
report writing skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online with the following documents; Detailed CV, certified copies
of academic documents, applicants address and day time telephone contacts, postal/email
address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in
society one of which should be your current Supervisor. Applications must reach
the address below;

 

Chief Human Resource
& Admin Officer

PostBank Uganda Ltd,

Plot 4/6 Nkrumah
Road,

P.O Box 7189
Kampala. Uganda

 

Email to: hr@postbank.co.ug (Please include job title as subject.)

 

Note: Only
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 16th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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