Regulatory Affairs Officer Job Careers – ABSA Bank

 

Job Title:    Regulatory Affairs Officer

Organization: Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays
Bank UK)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Absa Group Limited
(formerly Barclays Bank UK) is a diversified standalone African financial
services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across
personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth,
investment management and insurance. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE
and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a
presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.

 

We own majority stakes
in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles,
South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of
Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia
and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique,
South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

 

Job Summary:  The Regulatory Affairs Officer will support
the Head of Regulatory Affairs as the alternative point of contact / liaison
between the Bank and the Regulators and support implementation of the
regulatory engagement plan.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Identification
and assessment / analysis of regulatory requirements for embedment in business
operations in order to mitigate exposure and risk, as well as any loss,
monetary and reputational, by providing specialist support to management in
identifying risk, compiling Compliance risk management plans, providing the
appropriate advice and monitoring levels of compliance.

·       
Review,
localisation and ongoing update of Compliance policies and standards and
dissemination of Compliance policy related matters to Business.

·       
Facilitate
operational processes in the section including but not limited to managing
communications to Regulators, handling complaints escalated to Regulators,
management of the review, impact assessment and roll out of new regulatory
requirements, responding to requests for information and business advisory.

·       
The role
requires business awareness and a proactive approach in anticipating and
addressing risks, driving adherence to the Values of the Absa Group, building a
solid network of relationships within the bank and with Regulators and being a
role model for Compliance across the industry.

·       
Support
align in country policies and minimum standards for Financial Crime and
effective governance structures to Group Compliance Standards

·       
To
facilitate and embed policies, processes and business requirements to ensure
that risk is sufficiently mitigated

·       
Co-ordinate
and Review Gap Analysis exercises performed by the Team.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the ABSA Group Regulatory Affairs Officer job should hold
relevant qualifications

·       
Higher
Certificates and Advanced National (Vocational) Certificates: Business,
Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join ABSA Group in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 10th March 2021

 

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