Ethics Officer
HR Advance
Centurion, South Africa
6d ago

Main Purpose of the Role :

To serve as the organisation’s internal control point for ethics and improprieties, allegations, complaints, and conflicts of interest and provide business leadership and advice on business governance issues

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Develops and disseminates business ethics statements, policies and supporting forms / acknowledgements.
  • Provide an internal review of other business policies to ensure business consistency and integration with the business ethics philosophies
  • Provides leadership and provides expert advice to make sure of the development, explanation and execution of ethics and the observance of the policies and programs of the company
  • Oversees the development and implementation of business ethics and conflict of interest training and conducts ethical decision-
  • making training for senior management on ethics issues and avoiding conflicts of interest.

  • Promptly conducts investigations pursuant to complaints and allegations of ethical wrongdoing or conflicts of interest within the organisation
  • Answer ethical questions raised by staff or management
  • Impose the code of ethics and make modifications as needed
  • Monitor compliance with staff, suppliers, vendors, and purchasers with ethical rules and laws
  • Report updates in ethics-related laws and rules as well as violations of ethics by staff or management
  • In conjunction with legal counsel, conduct annual corporate governance audits to determine the state of the business and presents findings to superiors.
  • Develop and maintain confidential procedures for the handling and processing of complaints and allegations.
  • Provide processes for the confidential hearing of employee issues related to ethics or conflicts.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of business governance requirements, compliance and reporting responsibilities, and related legal benchmarks.
  • Resolve sensitive, complex and sensitive ethics calls
  • Experience Required :

  • Essential : Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Audit, Risk, Forensics, Legal)
  • Preferred : Master’s degree or equivalent (e.g. MBA, M Business Ethics)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) would be an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a related or similar role
  • SQL / SAS / R (preferable)
  • Competencies :
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Global & Cultural Awareness
  • Problem solver
  • Dead line orientated
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Integrity Skills
  • Leadership Skills
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