Standard Chartered bank Job: WB Compliance Officer

Posted on :

5 May, 2011

Category :

Banking Jobs in Nigeria, Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

Standard Chartered re-entered Nigeria in 1999 and opened to customers on 15 September 1999 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered Bank Plc, headquartered in United Kingdom. It now has sixteen branches located in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Ibadan, Kano, Aba and Ota offering a wide range of products and services in both consumer and wholesale banking. It employs over 380 employees and sees Nigeria as a growth centre.

Job ID: 280737
Job Function: Compliance
Job Description

  • To provide Compliance support, primarily to Corporate Finance, Principal Finance, Research and Capital Markets businesses
  • To work on a global basis with the various regional and country compliance teams to ensure coordination and strategic implementation of compliance best practices for the respective businesses

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • To implement appropriate compliance infrastructure and controls
  • Perform risk assessments, and provide efficient and practical advice
  • To provide the compliance support for transactions and ensure transactions are conducted in a compliant manner
  • Pro-active risk identification of regulatory changes or business developments
  • Development and maintenance of compliance policies and procedures
  • Regulatory risk management
  • Provide advice on new product and new business structures
  • Supervision of training requirements, monitoring, marketing activities, licensing and desk reviews
  • Interface with global product heads for standardization, reporting and efficiency

Qualifications & Skills

  • Either a compliance officer or qualified lawyer with a background in corporate finance, principal finance, capital markets and/or research experience with major investment banks
  • Experience in regional regulatory issues in particular, in Africa
  • Excellent regulatory management and relationship skills
  • Good knowledge on rules and regulations on corporate finance, capital markets, principal finance and/or research
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent English ability
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Leadership skills and management ability
  • Commitment to excellence

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.