Legal and Compliance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka


Vacancy title:
Legal and Compliance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Legal ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday, May 13 2024

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

Legal and Compliance Officer
• Ensure the organization’s compliance with all applicable Zambian laws, regulations, and internal policies related to financial services, anti-money laundering (AML), counter-terrorism financing (CTF), know-your-customer (KYC), and other regulatory requirements set forth by the Bank of Zambia, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other relevant authorities.
• Conduct risk assessments and develop compliance programs, procedures, and controls to mitigate legal and regulatory risks in the Zambian context.
• Monitor and analyze changes in Zambian laws, regulations, and industry best practices, and provide guidance to the organization on compliance matters.
• Review and provide legal advice on contracts, agreements, and other legal documents in accordance with Zambian laws and regulations.
• Investigate and address any potential compliance violations or breaches within the organization’s operations in Zambia.
• Collaborate with various departments, such as operations, risk management, and information security, to ensure enterprise-wide compliance with Zambian regulations.
• Conduct compliance training and awareness programs for employees in Zambia, tailored to the local regulatory environment.
• Represent the organization in interactions with Zambian regulatory authorities, such as the Bank of Zambia and SEC, and external auditors.
• Prepare and maintain accurate compliance reports and documentation as required by Zambian regulators.

• Bachelor’s degree in Law or a related field from a recognized Zambian university; advanced degree preferred.
• Extensive knowledge of Zambian financial services regulations, including AML, CTF, KYC, and other relevant laws and regulations.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proficiency in English and local languages as required.
• Proven experience in a legal or compliance role within the financial services industry in Zambia or a similar regulatory environment.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Integrity, attention to detail, and a commitment to ethical conduct.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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