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Risk & Compliance Officer

ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 16, 2021.

Risk & Compliance Officer Jobs in ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT)

# Job Description

The role is responsible for ensuring that ENCOT conducts its business
processes in compliance with laws and regulations,
professional standards, and accepted business practices. The Risk and
Compliance Officer has a responsibility for upholding the ethical integrity of
the organization and ensuring that business activities are conducted using a
regulatory
framework. He should advise Management on possible risks and how to mitigate
them through performing regular
audits and executing them under design control systems.

Major areas of accountability:
• Develop, maintain and implement strategies and annual plans for risk and
compliance management and
• related activities
• Maintain and review policies, procedures, business continuity plans and
annual plans for Compliance
• Oversee and monitor the implementation of the risk and compliance frameworks
throughout the ENCOT
• including risk and compliance assessments, control environment evaluations
and action plans.
• Report on Risk and Compliance to senior management, Audit and Risk
Committees and as required, external
• stakeholders.
• Ensure Risk and Compliance Assessments are undertaken including analysis and
reports on developments,
• exposures, control, breaches and related action plans across ENCOT.
• Identify and communicate as necessary industry developments and changes in
best practice for risk and
• compliance management.
• Provide guidance, advice, and/ or training and educational programs, to
embed business understanding of risk
• management, related laws, regulatory, contractual and policy requirements to
staff and key stakeholders, as
• required
• Liaise with senior managers in particular to ensure they understand their
roles and obligations within their
• jurisdictions and commit with timelines for reporting.
• Provide additional appropriate support to other departments. Management and
supervision of members of
• the risk and compliance team.
• Any other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Attributes:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies, Accounting, Finance or related
field or equivalent work experience; MBA
• or Advanced education preferred. With a minimum of 4 years’ experience.
• Strong background and prior experience in risk and compliance management
cycle.
• Demonstrated knowledge and skills in people management including the ability
to lead and motivate others.
• Vast knowledge and understanding of the Microfinance industry, contemporary
microfinance products
• structure and loan management systems in a rapidly growing microfinance
business.
• Strong training and mentoring skills.
• Excellent organizational and planning skills.
• Good interpersonal and both written and verbal communication skills
• Experience in donor and partner relations
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to ENCOT’s
mission and vision.
• Flexible and able to multitask; work within an ambiguous, fast-moving
environment while driving toward clarity
• and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and
guiding investment in people and
• systems.
• Proficiency in MS Office suite, good understanding of IT and its role in
modern management as well delivery of
• services to target customers.
• Able to travel as required.

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Email:: [email protected]

Qualified and interested candidates should address applications as below and
submit in PDF or MS Word Cover Letter and CV only by email to
**[email protected]** by 5:00pm, Friday 24th December, 2021

Risk & Compliance Officer Jobs in ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at ENCOT Microfinance Limited (ENCOT)

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