Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the above position within the Legal Department.

  • We are looking for a Regulatory Compliance Manager to ensure that our operations and business transactions follow all relevant laws, regulations and internal policies.

  • He/she will support their line manager by ensuring there is compliance with laws & regulations across the bank operations.

  • He/she is expected to be informed on local & international laws and regulations, ensuring comprehensive reviews are carried out and guiding business on implementation.

  • Manage the team providing regulatory compliance support to Equity Group and subsidiaries

  • Oversee regulatory compliance by the business by undertaking gap analysis, recommending and advising on appropriate remediation on the gaps in the bank policies;

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory risk guidelines and best practices;

  • Engagement with Regulators, managing regulatory relationships

  • Ensure regulatory requirements are logged and tracked to conclusion

  • Ensure staff are educated and trained on the latest regulations including assisting with development and delivery of a comprehensive training program on regulatory matters

  • Facilitate effective and constructive sharing of knowledge and best practice on Compliance issues within the team

  • Prepare Executive and Board risk reports for review by line manager

  • Prepare reports intended for consumption by the regulator and other external users;

  • Regularly advise line manager on key regulatory lapses in the business;

  • Support compliance change oversight, reporting and governance

  • Establish close working relationships with Business to ensure support on compliance policies and framework

  • Data privacy management


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law. A professional certification in accounts or company
    secretarial would be an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory guidelines

    Essential Knowledge

  • Broad range of experience in the financial services industry

  • Sound knowledge of regulatory environment and applicable laws and regulations

  • Experience in setting and rolling out compliance policies

  • Ability to synthesize and articulate key regulatory gaps, identify deficiencies in compliance programs and highlight areas of improvement

  • Knowledge in data generation, interpretation and giving important insight into data

    Key Critical Competencies

  • High level of analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision while ensuring that Management are fully informed at all times

  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently, orally and in writing

  • Ethical Leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk, compliance and control activities

  • Flexibility to balance the compliance requirements with commercial objectives without compromising achievement of the highest standards of compliance

  • Proven ability to analyze complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank Regulatory Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

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