Job Opportunity: Compliance Manager

Deadline: 21/05/2024

Position: Full-time

Reporting to: Head of Compliance

Job Purpose: The Compliance Manager, reporting to the Head of Compliance, will be responsible for ensuring that the Bank adheres to all applicable regulations and laws by reviewing and examining the Bank’s processes and procedures.

Location: Kampala

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Research, assess, and monitor new developments in bank-related legislation and regulatory sphere.
  2. Maintain an updated inventory of all laws, regulations, and guidelines affecting the Bank.
  3. Conduct gap analysis on new and existing legislation.
  4. Coordinate the review of Bank policies, procedures, processes, and circulars.
  5. Liaise with business units to oversee compliance procedures and offer regulatory compliance risk management advice.
  6. Monitor staff on possible regulatory breaches to avoid penalties.
  7. Monitor compliance with corporate governance standards and reporting.
  8. Monitor and report on compliance with funders’ requirements.
  9. Monitor compliance on contracts, MOUs, and agreements.
  10. Monitor market abuse as a theme of compliance.
  11. Monitor compliance with regulatory and statutory reporting timelines.
  12. Monitor relevant global legislation affecting the Bank’s operations (e.g., Fatca, GDPR).

Qualifications, Experience, and Competencies Required:

  • LLB or Business Degree with a Diploma in Law or certification in regulatory compliance.
  • Minimum three years of experience in financial services or working in a regulated environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong research skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Confidentiality and sound business judgment.
  • Objective thinking.

Application Details: If you meet the requirements, send your application with a detailed CV and relevant certificates to by 21st May 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates. Engaging in such transactions will result in automatic disqualification.

About DFCU Bank Uganda: dfcu Bank, a subsidiary of dfcu Limited, is a leading banking and financial services company in Uganda. Established in May 2000, dfcu Bank offers universal banking services and specializes in equity finance, long-term development finance, leasing, and working capital finance. It aims to support long-term development projects with financing needs that may not appeal to traditional financial lending institutions.



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