Compliance Officer (Insurance / Reporting / Risk Management / Regulatory/ Management / Governance) - Namibia

Location: Windhoek, Namibia
Date Posted: 04-08-2017
CA Global Finance has a leading client, within the Insurance industry, who is looking to appoint a Compliance Officer. The individual will report to the Head of Risk and Compliance. The position is to be based in Namibia.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Support the development and implementation of Compliance Management Frameworks, Policies and Procedures.
  • Provide input and guidance to in-country businesses on the implementation of frameworks and policies.
  • Provide an assurance function to management on the management and mitigation of risk within the in-country businesses.
  • Ensure that compliance management in the in-country businesses is pro-active and has the right balance between the maturity of the business and robust practice.
Reporting and Processes:
  • Contribute to identifying the controls required in functional areas for the mitigation of risk and provide guidance to in-country businesses on the effective implementation of these controls.
  • To produce Compliance Reports for assurance purposes for the business
  • Assist in-country businesses with the production of Compliance reports to be used in mitigating risk and improving business and operational processes.
  • Ensure that in-country compliance resources monitor and report on limit breaches; and follow up on corrective actions to ensure that they do not recur.
  • Provide a monthly dashboard on compliance breaches and exposures.
Compliance Management:
  • Work closely with the MD, Head’s of Departments, Statutory Actuary and compliance teams to proactively monitor new legislation in terms of managing threats and opportunities.
  • To keep abreast of new regulations and industry developments in order to effectively provide support in managing compliance risk in-country businesses.
  • Track and report compliance with all applicable Namibian and the Group’s legislation.
  • Provide input into, set and maintain compliance monitoring methodology, guidelines and standards.
  • Contribute towards building and maintaining an effective stakeholder relationship with all in-country Insurance Regulators
  • LLB Degree
  • Post grad qualification in Compliance Management would be advantageous
  • A minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in Compliance within the Insurance and financial services environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of Compliance Management
  • Legislative knowledge
  • Insurance Industry products
  • Insurance industry operational processes
  • Must have exposure to the following legislation:
  • Insurance Acts, AML, TCF, FATCA, POPI and relevant insurance related legislation.
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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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