Risk and Compliance Officer

The role of a Risk officer is an ambassador of the organization on risk policies and processes as well as being in charge of overseeing the organization’s compliance with laws and regulations, including any related licensing requirements. In partnership with business ventures, they provide guidance on the development of risk assessment and ensure controls are in place and operating effectively across the organization. They are also responsible for developing and implementing compliance programs, reviewing company policies and providing advice to management on possible risks.

Success in the role of Compliance Officer will be measured by metrics such as:

  • Compliance to laws and regulations
  • Key Operational risk indicators and compliance measures
  • Process documentations
  • Overall Risk Performance Rating
  • Execution of Risk activities and Programs
  • Process documentations

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role as Compliance officer or risk officer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management / Law / Finance
  • Good knowledge on legal requirements and procedures – preferred
  • Good knowledge on regulatory laws and requirements
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experienced in planning and organizational leadership skills. High level of attention to details.
  • Excellent written, oral and client facing communication skills.