Head of Compliance at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a development finance institution involved in providing short and medium-term loans, risk bearing services as well as trade and market information and export advisory services to the Nigerian export community.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Compliance

Reference Number: 130-PEO01181
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent


  • Proven experience as Compliance Manager.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry standards and regulation.
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record-keeping.
  • Strong business acumen patterned to legality.
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities.
  • An analytical mind with ability to relate complexities of procedures with demands of Regulation.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will:

  • Conduct and oversee internal reviews or audits periodically to ensure that approved procedures are followed.
  • Conduct or direct internal investigations on of Compliance issues.
  • Inform, educate and train employees on matters that are associated with regulations and industry practices.
  • Review Bank’s activities to identify and assess Compliance risks.
  • Develop effective plans to manage a crisis or Compliance violation.
  • Work cooperatively with external auditors when needed.
  • Co-ordinate, prepare and submit appropriate Compliance reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Discuss emerging Compliance issues with Management and employees.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments to ensure Compliance Control and best practice standards.
  • Ensure and verify that all regulatory policies and procedures are documented, communicated and duly implemented.
  • Prepare and submit appropriate compliance reports to senior management, Board and regulatory agencies as required.
  • Communicate awareness on laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Monitor Compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
  • Drive the development, implementation and review of Bank’s policies.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and ensure continuous improvement.
  • Undertake periodic reviews of reports and procedures to identify risks and breaches in implementation.
  • Co-ordinate all units of the Bank to monitor/ ensure enforcement of policies and regulations.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate.
  • Liaise with external auditors, supervisory, regulatory and statutory agencies when needed.

Deadline: 6th January, 2021.

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