Regional Anti Money Laundering Officer EA - Kenya - Tech

Nairobi Permanent
  • AML Africa experts with ACAMS certification
  • Experience with listed & regulated MNC, banking, finance services & institutions

About Our Client

Our client is an international key player of the Tech industry in Africa. As part of the set-up of its Group Legal & Compliance department, we are looking for a Regional AML looking after Eastern & Southern Africa to be based in Kenya.

Job Description

Based in Nairobi, you report to the Group Chief Compliance Officer and play a key leading role in overseeing Group's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programme and systems in Eastern & Southern Africa.

In line with this role, you will be expected to fulfill the following assignments :

  • Drafting, managing and executing policies and procedures governing the Group's compliance programme in Eastern & Southern Africa,
  • Monitoring and testing policies and procedures to ensure they can result in compliance,
  • Carrying out risk assessment and compliance reviews to ensure policies and procedures are being followed by the affiliates in the region,
  • Liaising with legal and regulatory bodies on all compliance-related issues,
  • Ensuring that the organization complies with existing and developing international and national laws and regulations,
  • Establishing and setting the tone of compliance throughout the organization in the region,
  • Recommending the initiation of investigative procedures in response to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and the Code of Conduct,
  • Carrying out periodic evaluation of the compliance Programs to make appropriate changes and improvements if needed,
  • Providing guidance on the effective response to detected problems and proffer recommendations for corrective action as appropriate.

The Successful Applicant

You have a degree in law together with ACAMS certification and a minimum of ten experience in AML officer roles looking after Kenya and other countries in Eastern & Southern Africa in the private sector with regulated and listed multinational companies of the telcos, FMCG, banking, financial services & institutions industries. Exposure to regulators and law enforcement agencies in the US and the region will be an added value. You have a strong drive, entrepreneur and communication skills together with high agility and wish to bring your AML expertise to succeed in a setting-up, fast-paced and fascinating start-up environment.

What's on Offer

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Aude Badran
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+33 1 41 92 44 88

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Aude Badran
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+33 1 41 92 44 88
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