Risk & Compliance Specialist Jobs – UAP Old Mutual Group

Job Title:   Risk & Compliance Specialist    

Organisation: UAP Old Mutual Group

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The UAP Old Mutual Group is an integrated Financial Service business comprising Faulu Microfinance Bank, UAP and Old Mutual. The Group, which is operational in East Africa services to more than 1.2 million customers across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan. The UAP Old Mutual Group now comprises of three key players as a result of the acquisition of a controlling stake in Faulu in 2014 and UAP in 2015 by Old Mutual. The acquisitions resulted in Old Mutual Kenya UAP Holdings and Faulu Microfinance Bank, forming one of the largest financial services groups with a growing footprint in East and Central Africa. UAP and Old Mutual have been major players in the financial services market in East Africa for decades. The two entities have vast experience in Insurance, Investment, Asset Management and Banking, and are passionate about helping our customers achieve their financial goals.


Job Summary:   The Risk & Compliance Specialist will support the Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance function through the implementation of the Risk Management and Compliance Framework within the standards defined by the Group, including the identification, measurement, monitoring and reporting of risk and enforcing compliance with policies, processes, procedures and controls.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor implementation of the Group’s risk policies, procedures, standards, systems and guidelines and identify gaps to be closed (30%)
  • In conjunction with the Group Head of Financial Risk, conduct stress tests, sensitivity analysis and simulation to update the Board and EXCO on the risks that the company is facing and how to mitigate them (20%)
  • Monitor full compliance against established risk standards/benchmarks and regulatory requirements, including transaction monitoring, tracking risk & compliance matrix and review of reports sent to the regulator (10%)
  • Identify potential areas of risk and control gaps; provide guidance on how to mitigate the risks identified; conduct follow-up to ensure corrective actions are implemented (10%)
  • Provide the necessary awareness among management and staff through guidance, communications, and training to ensure compliance with the company’s framework and methodologies, including internal policies, procedures, standards and guidelines (10%)
  • Provide regular reporting as required on risk and compliance, including Dashboards and Reports for Financial, Operational risk, compliance and AML/CFT reports, quarterly Board reports, and Risk Management Reports MANCO (10%)
  • Adequacy of personal competence through continuous professional and technical education to effectively perform risk and compliance tasks (10%)
  • Conduct identification and assessment of the risk gaps for each functional area /department of the company and recommend controls to reduce residual risk.
  • Conduct independent monitoring and oversight of the risk appetite limits.
  • In conjunction with the Group Head of Financial Risk, conduct gap analysis and stress tests for market, credit risk and liquidity risk to update the Board and EXCO on the risks that the company is running and how to mitigate them.
  • Prepare periodic reports to regularly update the financial and operational risk exposures and circulate them to the various Heads of Department for action.
  • Review of Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), incidence reports, key risk indicators (KRIs), loss data collection, and conduct other risk analytics.
  • Assist in the development of the company Risk management standards reviews of all policies, policy guidelines and procedures that provide direction on processes within the company.
  • Assist with conducting compliance risk assessments with a focus on AML/CFT and assess AML/CFT risk from new products, delivery channels, and services and conduct annual AML/CFT risk assessment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree (B): Actuarial Science (Required), Bachelors Degree (B): Finance And Management (Required)
  • Skills: Board Reports, Business Risks, Compliance Assessments, Compliance Frameworks, Control Self Assessments, Credit Risks, Ensure Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Financial Risk, Key Risk Indicators, Liquidity Risk, Management Reporting, Operational Risks, Periodic Reports, Regulatory Requirements, Risk Analytics, Risk Appetite, Risk Assessments, Risk Compliance, Risk Management


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 12th October 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-30
Valid Through 2023-10-12
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization UAP Old Mutual Group
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda