Country Head Conduct and Compliance

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


A reputable Commercial Bank is looking for a suitably qualified, vibrant and self-motivated individual to fill the position below:

Position Title: Country Head Conduct and Compliance

Department: Conduct and Compliance

Location: Head Office

Reporting to: Country Managing Director

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Implement methodologies for identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and reporting compliance risks. Agree on the type and frequency of monitoring in relation to the bank’s scale of the activity.
  • Ensures company-wide compliance with established policies and controls and ensures that violations are thoroughly investigated
  • Domiciliary Accounts monitoring
  • Review the entire bank clearing cheque report for kitting
  • Review of Retail Product Account
  • Review of CBN cheques lodgment
  • Review of dud cheques
  • NFIU/EFCC/CBN enquiries
  • Regulatory reporting to NFIU
  • CBN returns on Whistleblower & SDN list.
  • FIRS from CDM
  • Corporate Governance from Legal
  • Monitoring of KYC/Account Opening Documentation
  • Creation of awareness/training on KYC/AML/CFT
  • Branch visitation to ascertain adherence to KYC
  • Monitoring of regulatory renditions
  • Review of transactions & identify exceptions
  • Review of Savings Account to identify overdrawn accounts and
  • transactions of N1 million & above
  • Identify and review rules on PRM and advising management for approval
  • Preparing KYC and AML Risk Metrix for the bank along product,
  • customer, business and location lines and assigning these to
  • Team Leads for monitoring
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Head, Group Compliance & Internal Control

Skill and competencies

  • Banking Operations (Domestic & International Operations)
  • Accounting
  • Credit Analysis / Appraisal
  • Environmental / Industry Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Operational risk
  • Investment / Portfolio Management
  • Assets & Liabilities Management
  • Financial analysis / interpretation
  • TQM
  • Documentation
  • Strategic Focus/ Orientation
  • Integrity and Discretion
  • Initiative/ Proactive
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Analytical skills / Problem solving
  • Resilience, Tenacity and Integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication (oral & written)

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first degree in any discipline. Relevant Masters’ degree will be an advantage
  • Professional Membership
  • Recognized professional certification such as CFA, CIS, ACCA, ACA, CFP,CFE,ACAMS, IT Certifications, etc

Please clearly indicate the job title in the subject of your email and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application.  Applications should consist of your cover letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted. The closing date for accepting applications is 11th November, 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be e-mailed to: [email protected]

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