Senior Regulatory and Policy Compliance Officer Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Compliance
About US:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty,
Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in
the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary:  The Senior Regulatory And Policy Compliance
Officer will be tasked with monitoring the regulatory and policy compliance
risk to levels within the Bank’s risk appetite and regulatory frameworks
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Develop schedules of all statutory and
regulatory returns and monitor compliance with the filing of returns with the
Bank’s Regulators within the required timelines
·        
Keenly review and update the Bank’s compliance
obligations registers including the risk assessment of the obligations
·        
Carry out compliance audits on branches and
departments of the Bank as per relevant regulations and bank policies.
·        
Perform compliance training needs assessments
across the Bank, design suitable training programs and conduct trainings to
address the information gaps.
·        
Offer technical support to the Compliance
Champions
·        
Make follow-ups on the implementation of the
recommendations to remedy identified compliance breaches
·        
Keep records of all regulatory returns        
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Senior Regulatory
and Policy Compliance Officer vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or a related
discipline.
·        
At least three years’ experience in a Compliance
or Risk Management role in a Commercial Bank
·        
Professional Qualifications in ACCA, CPA, and
CIMA will be an added advantage.
·        
Strong operational risk assessment and IT
skills.
·        
Business and financial analysis skills and
understanding of the Financial Services Sector.
·        
Excellent report writing and presentation
skills/ abilities.
·        
Good analytical thinking, creativity and proactive
to change management.
·        
Possess good networking, communications and
Interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts,
certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of
both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue; P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard from us
within two weeks of closing date should consider their application
unsuccessful.
Deadline: 5th
December 2016 by 5:00pm
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