Equity Bank is the regions leading Bank whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.
With a strong foot-print in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is
now home to more than 8 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa.
Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:
Anti Money Laundering Compliance Manager
The role holder will provide key subject matter expertise and leadership on Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance to the Bank.
He/she will manage the overall health and continued improvement of Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs and systems.
To support the build, implementation and management of the regulatory risk, anti money laundering control and monitoring framework, facilitating compliance with relevant regulation and internal policy.
To effectively manage regulatory and anti money laundering risk by ensuring risks are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported in an effective manner.
To identify relevant emerging and upstream regulatory risks through the analysis of internal policy and regulations as well as driving improvements in the management of the Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance frameworks across the Bank, proactively identifying the need for adoption of controls to meet changes in the risk profile and optimize balance between risk and controls.
To provide continuous liaison, training and advisory support to business units within the Bank and to review and advise on new products and projects for conformance with relevant regulations and the Banks Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs.
To prepare internal and external compliance reports in regard to external and regulatory compliance issues on Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance.
To train and provide leadership to a team of AML analysts.
Candidates Profile and Qualifications
Undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
5 years wide range banking experience, 2 of which must be at a supervisory level at an Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance unit of a commercial bank.
Hands on experience using Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance systems.
Risk relevant professional qualifications such as ACAMS, FRM e.t.c will be an added advantage.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Effective communication, coordination, influencing skills, team work and leadership qualities.
Must have a proactive approach to continuous improvement.
Methodical analysis and problem solving skills including the ability to translate complex problems into actionable recommendations for decision making.
Ability to work under tight deadlines with a flexible approach to accept and champion change.
An awareness of operational risk assessment techniques and knowledge of systems processes and procedures adopted within risk management.
Conversant with compliance environments and regulatory requirements and developments.
Ability to work with people across all levels of seniority.
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application quoting the job you are applying for and a detail.ed Curriculum Vitae including your current remuneration, daytime telephone contact and email address.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.