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Risk, Compliance and Legal Manager

Company Letshego Holdings Limited
Reference # Risk, Compliance and Legal Manage
Published 28/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Maseru, Maseru, Lesotho
Introduction
Risk, Compliance and Legal Manager overall responsibility shall be to support the Business in the effective and proactive management of financial, operational, compliance and legal risk within the entity, aligned with the business strategy, operating model and the Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERM). The incumbent will also act as the Company’s Corporate Secretary and assume all responsibilities associated therewith to assist the Board of Directors and Country Management Committee.
Job Functions Investigation & Compliance,Risk Analysis,Risk Management
Industries Financial Services
Specification
Key Accountabilities

1.Lead and direct the Risk, Compliance and Legal function, as a partner to the business, supporting growth aspirations whilst retaining the appropriate risk management, compliance and legal discipline to achieve strategic goals.
2.Develop and embed an Enterprise Risk Management Framework (including legal and compliance) across the entity.
3.Facilitate and provide adequate support to the Heads of Departments for the annual Risk and Control Self Assessments, monthly Key Risk Indicators (KRI) and effective use and monitoring of Risk Registers.
4.Conduct risk assessments for new products, projects, strategies and processes to identify potential risks and come up with mitigation plans.
5.Develop and implement a fraud risk strategy in combating financial crime across the entity.
6.Manage risk, compliance, legal and company secretary functions on a day to day basis which includes monitoring and reporting.
7.Prepare Compliance Risk Monitoring Plans for key statutes/regulations and conduct compliance risk monitoring reviews on a regular basis.
8.Implement the compliance and AML / CFT policy in line with local regulatory requirements.
9.Prepare reports to Senior Management and the Board on risk management programs, AML/CFT and Regulatory Compliance.
10.Administer contracts/agreements and vetting of loan products documentation.
11.Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
12.Co-ordinate and liaise with external attorneys regarding instructions that have been issued with regard to advisory as well as litigation engagements.
13.Monitor the entity’s insurance cover by way of review of the insurance return to ensure assets are adequately protected against losses.
14.Ensure that company secretarial and governance framework is adopted and effectively applied across all the entity.
Requirements
1.Minimum requirement of an LLB degree. Certificate in Compliance or Risk Management will be an added advantage.
2.Exposure to demanding operational, compliance and financial environments, ability to gain insight into the most effective risk and legal management applications and key points for leverage and influence
3.Minimum 5 years’ experience with relevant risk, compliance and/or operational risk management
4.Knowledge of non-banking financial institution legislations
5.Ability to handle tight deadlines and work under pressure
6.Advanced analytical skills, with ability to research
7.Ability to build relationships with the internal and external stakeholders
8.Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Job Closing Date 05/03/2020
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