Senior Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

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Senior Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Senior Compliance Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure financial crime compliance programs are implemented including AML, Anti-bribery, Counter-terrorist financing, sanctions etc.
  • Maintain an up-to-date high level of knowledge and understanding of country regulations, internal policies and procedures on AML, Anti-bribery, Treating Customers Fairly, Data Privacy, and implications on business activities
  • Work closely with the Britam Asset Managers EXCO to ensure all business processes are compliant with policies and procedures
  • Work closely with Risk & Internal Audit to ensure regulatory and statutory compliance and avert risks that may result from non-compliance
  • Compile the compliance obligations register incorporating the RACI matrix and communicates statutory requirements
  • Liaises with the CEO and functional heads on major non-compliance findings and advises on mitigations to be considered
  • Work with the EXCO, to identify all compliance requirements
  • Analyze the compliance risk for each obligation and recommend treatment approach
  • Utilize the available tools to evaluate compliance programs to determine effectiveness and devise solutions to address new legal and regulatory developments

  • Work closely with the Britam Group Head of Compliance to ensure that exemplary compliance standards are consistently maintained by the Company in accordance with Britam Plc Group
  • Compliance Policies, relevant local laws, regulations and rules as well as applicable international/global requirements and best practices

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, legal, business administration or related field
  • Professional certifications (CISA/CISI/CRM, CISM)
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in compliance management

Technical/ Functional competencies

  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of insurance products
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Report writing skills

Leadership category responsibility framework (Core Competencies)
Emerging Leaders in Britam need to:

  • Plan, direct and apply efficiencies and resources in order to optimize output and profitability against time, cost and team targets.
  • Effectively communicate strategic and operational departmental goals and objectives to peers and others in order to ensure proper implementation;
  • Ensure that department priorities are adhered to and effectively communicated.
  • Ensure competent and effective people resources through appropriate coaching, development and people supervision as appropriate;
  • Embody a high performance, proactive culture.
  • Effectively ensure the adherence to key performance areas, deadlines and goals in order to optimize operational effectiveness.
  • Effectively communicate resource needs, possible opportunities and achievements to management in order to aid them in their decision-making.
  • Effectively set and monitor priorities and objectives for more junior staff.
  • Understand and communicate objectives in relation to the larger organizational impact.
  • Effectively disseminate knowledge within the correct context, towards subordinates as well as management.
  • Appropriately model the company values while setting the pace and energy for delivering.
  • Effectively manage and communicate change within the department in order to increase staff and process effectiveness.
  • Provide access to accurate and consistent information and services across all channels.
  • Ensure a seamless experience for clients.
  • Improve service delivery for clients.
  • Engage in continuous brand building to become the trusted partners to clients.


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