Compliance Officer – Risk Senior Manager – Johannesburg

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Role Overview:

The Compliance Officer plays a crucial role in ensuring an organization’s adherence to legal and regulatory requirements and mitigating risks. This role involves analysing legal and regulatory frameworks, assistance in the compilation and maintenance of a compliance universe, the development of policies and procedures and providing guidance to the organization to minimize legal and compliance-related issues.

Job Description:

Research and implement relevant governance requirements across the region
Assist in the development, update and review of key governance documents in accordance with applicable legislation.
Collaborate with internal stakeholders across all Member firms in Africa, to formalise a compliance program. Assist with the mitigation of compliance related risks and the drafting of policies and risk management plans for relevant legislation (ensure compliance with all relevant legislation)
Develop and deliver compliance training programs to educate employees on legal and regulatory obligations.
Implement and manage Data Privacy compliance within Africa. (with specific focus on EU GDPR and POPI in SA)
Implement and manage AML compliance to relevant legislation for all Member firms within Africa.
Perform the secretariat function as required


Legal Qualification or a Compliance Management Qualification

Key Requirements

Quality orientated
Problem solver
Pragmatic with strong business acumen.
Effective communication and presentation skills.
Planning and organisational skills
5 years of experience in Compliance is imperative
Working knowledge of Data Privacy / AML a must

Other Personal Characteristics

Unquestioned ethics and integrity.
High level of self-confidence and energy, intellectual agility, initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness, and patience.
Strong analytical skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational abilities.
Ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.