Job Title: Compliance, Data Protection and Legal Assistant

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Company: CIC Insurance Group

About CIC Insurance Group: CIC Insurance Group is a leading insurance provider in Uganda, committed to excellence and integrity in its operations. We are currently seeking a dynamic and competent individual to join our team as a Compliance, Data Protection, and Legal Assistant.

Job Description: As the Compliance, Data Protection, and Legal Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring regulatory compliance, data protection, and legal adherence within our organization. Your responsibilities will include:

Compliance Duties:

  • Develop and implement a robust Compliance Management framework to ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Provide high-quality compliance advice to various business functions on internal policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of regulatory changes and support business units in implementation.
  • Carry out compliance monitoring and investigations as required.
  • Prepare operational policies to assist in compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate submission of regulatory returns and prepare compliance reports for management and the board.

Data Protection Duties:

  • Establish and implement a comprehensive Data Protection framework and policies.
  • Guide subsidiaries and departments on data privacy requirements and support them in compliance with the Data Protection Act.
  • Maintain a register of all data processing activities and conduct data protection impact assessments.
  • Provide training on data collection/processing and ensure compliance with data privacy laws.
  • Collaborate with Information Security to maintain data security incident management plans.
  • Serve as the point of contact between the company and regulatory authorities on data protection matters.

Legal & Company Secretarial Duties:

  • Provide technical support to the Company Secretary, including organizing meetings and preparing reports.
  • Draft correspondences, reports, agreements, and other legal documents.
  • Represent the company in legal matters before courts of law.
  • Carry out legal research and provide legal opinions as required.
  • Sensitize staff on policies, regulations, and compliance standards.

Position Specifications:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in compliance/audit within the financial services industry, preferably insurance or banking.
  • Strong team player with adaptability to fast-paced environments.
  • Excellent time management, communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and ethics.

How to Apply: If you meet the qualifications and are ready to take on this mandate, kindly send your resume to careers@ug.cicinsurancegroup.com by the deadline of 29th February 2024. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 



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