2 Fresher Compliance Officer Job Careers – Bank of Baroda


Job Title:       Compliance
Officer (2 Fresher Job Careers)

Organisation: Bank
of Baroda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Head


About US:

The Bank of Baroda
Uganda Limited, also known as the Bank of Baroda Uganda (BBU), is a commercial
bank in Uganda. BBU is involved in all aspects of commercial banking, focusing
on large corporations, small and medium enterprises, and individuals. BBU is a
subsidiary of the Bank of Baroda (BBI), an international bank with headquarters
in Mumbai, India.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To identify and assess the main compliance risk issues facing the
  • To report to the Senior Management on any material compliance
    failures (e.g. failures that may attract a significant risk of legal or
    regulatory sanctions, material financial loss or loss to reputation).
  • To conduct a compliance risk assessment at least once in a year.
  • If some changes in compliance risk profile based on relevant
    measurements are observed such as performance indicators, to apprise the
    senior management about the deficiencies and suggest corrective measures
    to address the deficiencies and to strengthen the measures already
    undertaken by the Bank.
  • To coordinate with other risk management functions within the Bank
    and with the internal audit function.
  • To obtain necessary information from other departments/branches in
    order to carry out your responsibilities.
  • To conduct investigation into the breaches of the compliance policy
  • To express and disclose your findings, if any, to the senior
    management. To assist the senior management to effectively manage the
    institution’s risk.
  • To ensure compliance of guidelines of all the policies/manuals of
    the Bank and guidelines of BOU and other local/international authorities.
    To monitor and test compliance by performing sufficient and representative
    compliance testing and report the results of such tests to senior
  • To coordinate with various agencies with regard to Compliance Risk.
    To attend to various notices and correspondences received from Government
    organizations like URA, NWSC, BOU etc.
  • To ensure periodical statutory information/ statements are sent
  • To attend to ERASE / FRMS / AML alerts promptly as AMLCO/AMLRO and
    follow up with branches.
  • To carryout “Off-site” compliance test check for KYC-AML
    guidelines for the accounts opened Transactions done by obtaining data
    from DWH.
  • Conducting Training/workshop for Branch Heads/staff members for
    creating awareness of compliance Function.
  • Forwarding the circulars issued by BOU to respective functional
    departments and ensuring compliance.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Graduate with a First Class or Upper Second Class degree in any
    field and have reasonable knowledge of compliance function. Candidates
    with certified Anti-Money Laundering specialist (ACAMS) qualification may
    be given preference. Additional qualifications/certificates in relevant
    area will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years of experience in compliance Function in a
    Financial Institution.
  • Applicant should possess leadership, team building, computer and
    excellent interpersonal communication skills, besides high degree of
    integrity & confidentiality with ability to work with minimum
  • Age: Preferably up
    to -30- years. However, Management reserves the right for determining the
    age criteria even beyond -30- years keeping in view the market conditions
    vis-à-vis requirement of the Bank based on experience/ qualifications.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send typed applications with full C.V., names of two referees with
photocopies of academic/professional/experience certificates, proof of age etc.
should be sent to the Executive Director, Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited, 18,
Kampala Road, P.O. Box 7197, Kampala. Uganda



  • Envelope containing application must be clearly marked for the
    position applied for.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for selection process
    as decided by the Bank.
  • No communication will be sent to the applicants whose applications
    are not found suitable during short-listing process.
  • Bank reserves the right to reject/accept any application and to
    relax/alter any condition  without
    assigning any reason.
  • Bank reserves the right not to make any appointment as a result of
    the selection process.
  • The short-listed candidates will be subjected to written test and/or
    personal interview
  • Final selection will be subject to finding the candidate medically
    fit by Bank’s Panel Doctor.
  • If any information with regard to Qualification, Age, Experience,
    background checks etc. provided by any applicant to the Bank is found to
    be false at any stage, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her
    selection/appointment at any stage.


Deadline: 29th September 2020 by 3:00pm


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