Risk and Compliance Manager – Liberty Life Assurance Uganda Limited

Organisation: Liberty Life Assurance Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
About US:
Liberty Life Assurance Uganda
Limited is a leading financial services group that provides investment,
insurance and health offerings to individuals and businesses in 14 countries
across the African continent.
Job Summary:  The Risk
and Compliance Manager is the subject matter expert to maintain, support and
monitor the implementation of the relevant components of enterprise risk
management and compliance to ensure that they are fully complied to. The job holder
will also act as the company secretary and be in charge of all legal matters affecting
the company while looking into all the legal aspects of Life and Health claims
made against the Company
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for the implementation of all risk and compliance frameworks and policies
    within the business and to provide oversight and monitoring of risk and
    compliance.
  • Update
    and maintain networks and relationships with internal and external
    stakeholders in order to achieve and promote the development of Enterprise
    Risk Management and Compliance.
  • Regularly
    analyse and manage data quality within the relevant risk and compliance
    systems including reports, and to drive actions to improve data quality.
  • Responsible
    for the development of standards, procedures, guidelines, templates to
    support the implementation of Risk and Compliance policies and frameworks.
  • Ensure
    that adherence to statutory, supervisory and regulatory requirements are
    monitored and reported on to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare
    and consolidate compliance and risk reports to inform management decision
    making.
  • Support
    the implementation of business continuity.
  • Actively
    promote the compliance and risk culture. To make sure it is embedded
    within the organisation by means of appropriate training and development,
    and awareness initiatives.
  • Technically
    support the business in identifying, assessing, treating, monitoring and
    reporting of all risks in terms of controlled self-assessments.
  • Support
    the business in identifying root causes of control breakdowns in terms of
    both risk and
  • compliance.
  • Compiling
    and circulating agenda, board/committee packs, attending meetings, taking
    and preparing minutes and resolutions as well as maintaining statutory
    records for companies.
  • Process
    all correspondence with the Insurance Regulatory Authority and Uganda
    Insurance, Commission.
  • Ensure
    compliance with legislation and regulatory requirements as well as Best
    International Practices on Corporate Governance
  • Offer
    technical support to the Board by arranging training for the Board Members
  • Ensure
    implementation of board resolutions.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five
    years’ experience related to risk and compliance in a financial services
    environment
  • Possess
    a Legal Background
  • Compliance
    and Risk qualification/certification
  • Financial
    Services Industry Knowledge
  • Industry
    knowledge specific to area of accountability Legislation and regulations
    pertaining to risk and compliance – local and international
  • Excellent
    analytical and problem solving
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send an updated CVs and cover letters with three
work-related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be
marked: “Risk and Compliance Manager”
E-mail to: application@.ppg.co.ug
NB: E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be
considered.
Deadline: 3rd April 2015 by 5PM

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