Head of Compliance (Legal and Business Compliance)
Networkers International (UK) Limited
Cape Town, South Africa
14d ago


  • Head of Compliance (Legal, Business) - Financial Services, Insurance
  • Financial Services Organisation - Cape Town
  • Senior management position responsible for overseeing Compliance by all Legal and Business entities
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    Head of Compliance (Legal and Business Compliance)

    The Job

    Head of Compliance, main duties will include :

  • Maintain and promote a compliance strategy
  • Provide independent assurance to the Divisional Board (executive management).
  • Implement the Compliance Policy
  • Provide and maintain a consolidated view of the identified compliance risks and controls implemented
  • Ensure timeous reporting of compliance risks and incidents
  • Escalate any matters that may require the attention to relevant governing board.
  • Advise and provide guidance to senior management on systems, policies, processes and controls implemented to assist with compliance.
  • Maintain relationships with the various regulators.
  • Assist with the compilation of compliance monitoring plans
  • Manage a team of Compliance Officers (direct reports and dotted-line management structures).
  • Assist with the reporting of suspicious or abnormal transactions as defined and required by the applicable legislation.
  • Provide guidance to compliance officers on the interpretation of legislation.
  • Essential qualifications required :

  • A law degree (i.e. LLB or B.Proc) at a South African University
  • Essential Experience required :

  • 5-10 + years legal or compliance experience.
  • At least 5 years compliance management experience in the Insurance industry
  • Report writing
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of the regulatory requirements impacting on the various businesses within Financial Services and Insurance environments
  • Desirable Qualifications :

  • Compliance qualification (PG Diploma in Compliance Management would be advantageous)
  • Admitted attorney or advocate in South Africa would be advantageous
  • Meeting the competence and experience requirements to be registered as a Compliance Officer with the Financial Services Board would be advantageous.
  • A postgraduate law degree will be advantageous
  • For more information and to apply, please contact Melissa.Slaymaker Networkerstechnology.com


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