South Africa


Reference # FSCA 994
Published 11/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
To assist the department in ensuring that the approved authorised Financial Services Providers (FSPs) and their Compliance Officers comply with the relevant legislation. The person appointed to this position will report to the Departmental Head.
Job Functions Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
Industries Regulatory
Key Performance Areas:
•Manage a team of analysts that perform desk based and on-site supervision following a risk based supervisory approach;
•Monitor international trends and developments in the financial services industry to inform the Investment Providers risk based supervisory approach;
•Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of a risk based conduct of business
supervisory framework;
•Manage the human resources of the team effectively and efficiently (train, develop, monitor, lead and assess performance of staff);
•Engage with various divisions within the FSCA on operational and strategic matters as and when required;
•Engage with Investment Providers and compliance officers on various supervisory matters;
•Assist the Departmental Head by recommending and implementing changes to the regulatory framework and policy within Investment Providers department and the FSCA;
•Engage with industry bodies and offices of respective Ombuds on various conduct of business of FSPs and other supervisory matters; and
•Perform any other tasks as delegated by the Departmental Head.

Other Key Competencies:
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills and attributes: The ability to analyse problems, the ability to gather information; the ability to manage projects; be able to interact effectively with senior staff/ industry partners and stakeholders; and organise, lead and motivate a team in order to meet individual and work group goals; ability to work effectively under pressure whilst upholding an emphasis on quality.

FSCA is committed towards increasing the representation of marginalised groups in line with its Employment Equity Plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with short listed candidates and that the FSCA reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

A Bachelor’s degree in commerce, law or related field, with at least 5 years relevant work experience within the financial services industry, 3 of which must be at management level. The candidate must have good knowledge of Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 9 of 2017 (FSR Act) and other relevant financial sector laws. Understanding of the collective investment schemes industry will also be an added advantage. The successful candidate must be able to display good planning, organisational and leadership skills.

Job Closing Date 20/05/2022
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