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Compliance Risk Manager - KCB Job Vacancies

Compliance Risk Manager 
Job Ref:RISK 02/2010

The Position

Reporting to the Head, Compliance Risk, the position will coordinate and be responsible for undertaking effective compliance monitoring reviews within the KCB Kenya functions, involving data gathering, analysis, and report preparation to identify, assess, advise, monitor and report on compliance risks.

The Compliance Manager will be responsible for and act as the key contact point for the business on remedial action set through compliance monitoring reviews, and act as the AML liaison contact in Head Office, maintaining continuous dialogue and information to business units on key issues defined in the AML/KYC policies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Liaise with Compliance Managers/Compliance Champions in KCB Kenya to collect and collate compliance risk survey & assessment data to facilitate establishing of the compliance universe and recommendations on the high risk issues.

  • Monitor and report on the daily management of compliance issues at respective units including significant internal policies as may be advised.
  • Act as anti-money laundering liaison contact in Head Office, maintaining continuous dialogue and information to business units on key issues defined in the AML/KYC policies.
  • Prepare internal compliance reports for the Central compliance office with regard to external and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Monitor and alert on the status and performance of compliance responsibilities across Head Office Support functions.
  • Plan, support, & provide AML/KYC awareness and system training & other compliance policy training across the network units.
  • Carryout initial review of AML alerts and maintain follow-up for conclusion on AML case management, including providing AML system support to users.
  • Carry out compliance risk events data collection, analysis and preparation of reporting including recommendations to mitigate exposures.
  • Maintain continuous engagement with business units and advise to carry out compliance risk monitoring, analysis and reporting on New Products, and Projects.
  • Provide compliance risk liaison at peer levels across specialist and risk functions (Legal, Audi, Risk, HR, Finance, including Forensic investigations and Insurance).
The Person
In order to be considered for the above position, all applicants should have:-
  • A first degree from a recognized university. An MBA degree will be an added advantage
  • At least one risk-relevant professional qualification, ACAMS, ABCI, PRMIA, etc
  • 5 years of wide ranging bank experience – 3 years management experience, in either operations, or compliance/audit related activities, with demonstrated understanding of the regulatory environment including CBK Prudential Guidelines
  • Good knowledge of money laundering issues and KYC requirements
  • A good of bank-wide business functions, administration and supervisory skills
  • Good management skills including organizational, communication and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high integrity.
The above position is a demanding role for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the respective job title or ref no. in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by 21st October 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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