FirstRand Legislation Risk Specialist Jobs in South Africa

FirstRand Legislation Risk Specialist Jobs in South Africa

  • WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading Vehicle and Asset Finance bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa.

  • WesBank has over 40 years experience in asset finance.

  • We focus on providing secured instalment finance to retail, public sector and corporate markets, as well as related services such as insurance, fleet management and full maintenance rental.

  • WesBank is the partner of choice for over 60 leading international brands in fields such as automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), insurance providers and oil companies.

  • We are a global company with successful operations throughout Africa as well as the UK.


  • The role of the Legislative Risk Specialist is to enable management to maintain compliance with relevant pieces of legislation within the organisations' risk management framework.

  • This entails risk identification, monitoring, reporting as well as faciliting the implementation of a compliance programme for the relevant legislation within WesBank and related subsidiaries and associates.

  • The incumbent is also responsible for managing stakeholder relationships at a Group and industry level.

    and Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification - Legal / Internal Auditing Qualification

  • Preferred Qualification - BProc / LLB / BCom Degree

  • Experience - Five years risk compliance experience with at least one year in financial services industry relating to relevant legislation (ie POPI, AML, etc)


  • Creates risk awareness and provides training where necessary

  • Contributes to cost efficiencies

  • Provides subject matter expertise to stakeholders on the interpretation, design, implementation and facilitation of risk solutions

  • Interprets relevant Group policies and frameworks and facilitates the implementation thereof

  • Participates in planned activities that are appropriate for own development

  • Promotes teamwork amongst peers and team members

  • Provides an advisory service and consults with business in order to recommend controls and processes to ensure legislative compliance

  • Manages, enables and monitors level of legislative compliance and progress on processes and controls to mitigate risk, and submits compliance reports

  • Minimises potential financial losses through identifying, assessing and mitigating risk

  • Creates solutions to meet customer demands

  • Ensures continuous process improvement to enable effective operational processes

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FirstRand Legislation Risk Specialist Jobs in South Africa

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