Mayfair CIB Bank Corporate Governance Manager– Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Mayfair CIB Bank Corporate Governance Manager– Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Role Description:

  • Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a robust governance framework within the bank and monitoring adherence to governance-approved policies, ethical standards, and controls.

  • He/She will support the Chief Compliance Officer in ensuring that the bank complies with all applicable governance rules and regulations in order to avoid any adverse regulatory actions, reputational damage, or legal ramifications as a result of non-compliance.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining robust governance controls includes drafting and developing governance policies and procedures and ensuring that the corporate governance framework remains up to date with related regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure that the bank’s bylaws, the charter of the Board and its sub-committees and terms of reference are regularly reviewed and comply with the regulatory governance requirements.

  • Providing expert guidance and acting as the first point of contact in relation to corporate governance, conflicts of interest, and code of conduct risks and advising staff on their responsibilities and disclosure obligations.

  • Ensure staff's adherence to governance approved policies, ethical standards, controls and disclosure obligations across the bank, investigate any violations or misconduct cases and recommend appropriate disciplinary action.

  • Ensure appropriate segregation of duties within the bank’s organisational structure, so that no staff member, senior manager, or director is assigned with conflicted responsibilities.

  • Ensuring that staff’s job descriptions and reporting lines in different departments align with the department scope and there are no conflicted interests, or duplication of responsibilities across the bank.

  • Assist the compliance Chief Compliance Officer in disseminating ethics-based standards across the bank so that everyone is aware of the governance culture and associated risks are mitigated.

  • Formalize and monitor a system to enable employees to report any noncompliance without fear of retribution, ensuring that the reporting system is adequately publicised and that allegations of noncompliance are investigated and responded to promptly.

  • Assuring that the internal controls are capable of preventing and detecting instances of conflicts of interest or patterns of unlawful or unethical behaviour conducted by employees.

  • Investigate any identified irregularities, non-compliance issues, or violations of applicable governance policies, standards, or conflicts of interest instances and propose appropriate disciplinary action to the Chief Compliance Officer, with follow-up on correction actions.

  • Ensure that the department's day-to-day activities are carried out in
    accordance with set standards and procedures.

  • Review and analyse obtained facts and information that supports the Chief Compliance Officer in solving conflict of interest situations when evident.

  • Preparation of governance periodic reports for senior management, relevant board committees, and components of the bank's annual report.

  • Develop an appropriate training program for all employees to enhance their awareness and ensure their understanding of the applied governance policies, ethical standards, and their roles and responsibilities.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the line manager or his/her designate.

    Key Competencies:

    Demonstrated knowledge and experience with;

  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in compliance in the banking sector with a good understanding of governance, risk management, and banking operations

  • Certifications, or equivalent experience, in governance, compliance, and risk management with a globally accredited institution are preferred.

  • Experience with company secretarial roles, or within control areas, will be an added value.

  • Previous working experience in corporate governance

  • Knowledge of corporate governance regulations and applicable laws.

  • Experience within the control areas will be of added value.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to manage conflict and deal with pressure in a positive manner.

  • Ability to evaluate different, complex situations and make appropriate and timely decisions.

  • Strong experience of report writing and dashboard presentations.

  • Ability to draught policies, procedures, and report on findings.

    Qualifications /Technical Skills Required:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or a related field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Observance of a code of governance, conduct, and ethical standards.

  • Dynamic, detail oriented and self-driven individual with the ability to work under pressure.

  • Unquestionable commitment to integrity and maintaining confidentiality.

  • Ability to manage and collaborate with diverse teams and relationships.

  • A Critical thinker with problem solving skills.

  • A team-oriented individual.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mayfair CIB Bank Corporate Governance Manager– Compliance Jobs in Kenya

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