Mastercard Foundation Head of Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Mastercard Foundation Head of Compliance Jobs in Kenya


About Mastercard Foundation

  • Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada with several offices in Africa.

  • Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance education and learning in Africa, primarily for young people, and in Canada for Indigenous youth.

    The Work At The Foundation

  • The Head of Compliance, Africa is a newly-created position at the Foundation and comes at an exciting time of growth for the Foundation as it implements its new strategy, Young Africa Works.

  • The Foundation is evolving to a new way of working to deliver on our Young Africa Works Strategy.

  • This role will focus on co-creating and implementing compliance programs across various regulatory areas and overall leadership development of a function.

    The Opportunity

  • Reporting to the Head of Legal and Compliance and working closely with the Head of Legal, Africa, the Head of Compliance, Africa will provide a broad range of high-impact compliance practices and strategies to the Foundation.

  • They will be a leader, subject matter expert and critical resource to the organization.

  • They will also be responsible for the design and implementation of best-in-class practical compliance programs to promote the highest levels of integrity and ethics and ensure the Foundation meets its regulatory requirements.

    Ways You Can Contribute

  • Participate in the creation of an integrated Compliance vision and framework to build organizational capacity in support of the Foundation’s reputation as a leader in integrity and ethics.

  • Lead the design and delivery of the Foundation’s Compliance framework that enables the achievement of organizational goals.

  • In partnership with the business leaders and external partners co-create the design and lead the implementation of Compliance programs.

  • In conjunction with external partners, co-create Compliance solutions that address emerging and future needs of the Foundation.

  • Lead the implementation of training and e-learning as well as introduce engaging and impactful learning solutions/experiences that enhance employee compliance capabilities.

  • Lead the development of systems and processes that support efficient and effective management of all regulatory compliance for the Foundation.

  • Provide strategic direction to the senior management team on compliance
    matters for the Foundation.

  • In partnership with Programs stakeholders, oversee the Foundation’s Safeguarding compliance components.

  • Oversee and continuously improve monitoring and due diligence activities.

  • Develop annual compliance plans that uniquely address the compliance needs of the Foundation

  • Periodically revise the compliance plan as the need arises across the Foundation.

  • Champion a values-based compliance culture as our organization evolves.

    Who You Are

  • University Degree and/or Graduate Degree (Masters/PhD), preferably in Law, Accounting or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Compliance, including anti-terrorist financing and anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, anti-bribery, and privacy and data security, within various African jurisdictions.

  • Experience in developing and delivering a broad range of learning experiences including experience with e-Learning Platforms.

  • Proven ability to effectively influence, build relationships and leverage the formal and informal organizational structure.

  • Ability to exercise appropriate and sound judgement and discretion in dealing with legal matters.

  • Experience working in a start-up or ‘build’ environment.

  • Ability to take initiative, “roll-up one’s sleeves” and bring creative new approaches and diverse solutions.

  • Results driven; motivated by a sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency.
    Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.

  • Ability to challenge appropriately and voice alternative perspectives and viewpoints.

  • Professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.

  • Must be fluent in English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mastercard Foundation Head of Compliance Jobs in Kenya


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