RISK AND COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT- BRAND NEW ROLE – REF8716

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Our client is a leading South African and Pan Africa firm – actively transforming the financial services landscape and best positioned for the changes reshaping the global economy. They are a multi-manager and have a PE focus too.

They now seek a risk and compliance consultant to join their team. You will report directly to the head of risk and compliance. This is a new and important role.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • You will be responsible for day to day management of operational compliance and administrative items;
  • You will be responsible for support oversight, implementation and maintenance of effective and well monitored compliance and risk management frameworks for the group;
  • You will be responsible for effective implementation of compliance plans and monitoring programmes;
  • You will be required to assist in establishing and maintaining a compliance culture within the group;
  • You will be required to support reporting to regulatory agencies, as required;
  • You will be required to engage with portfolio managers and business on compliance matters relating to all business units, where instructed;
  • You will be required to assist in communication of risk policies and processes throughout the group;
  • You will be responsible for report operational risk issues identified through review processes and ensure that the management interventions agreed to are tracked and reported on, on a regular basis;
  • You will be responsible for management of new regulatory requirements by evaluating regulations identified relevant to the group;
  • You will be required to conduct research on regulatory developments when required;
  • You will be required to assist with Board and Committee requirements and reporting;
  • You will be responsible for contract drafting and review when required;
  • You will be responsible for general administration and query resolution.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • You ·have excellent communication (verbal and written) skills in English;
  • You have the ability to prioritise and deliver on deadlines;
  • You are self-disciplined and capable of work without supervision.

 

CORE QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • You have a risk management, compliance and/or legal qualification – or more than one of these;
  • You have a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ current, relevant experience in risk and compliance roles within the insurance and investment  sector;
  • You are a FSCA compliance officer for Cat I, Cat II and ideally Cat III –
  • You have completed RE exams – this would be a distinct advantage.
  • You have knowledge and understanding of:
    • Operational and organisational risk management;
    • Insurance Act 18 of 2017;
    • Prudential Standards (GOI and GOG);
    • Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (“FAIS”);
    • Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act 1 of 2017 (“FICAA”);
    • Collective Investment Schemes Control Act 45 of 2002 (“CISCA”) and subordinate notices;
  • Companies Act 71 of 2008.
  • Very important role for the business. Friendly, open culture -successful business that is keen to utilise your expert skills and knowledge. You will be well rewarded for same.