Compliance Officer (Compliance Programs / Investigations / Risk Processes /Mining ) – Central Africa
Reference Number: 008 2502 RR
Assisting the Head of Compliance, Africa to support operations and development in Central Africa; to ensure the implementation, maintenance and improvement of business compliance and risk processes and tools, accompany its development, ensure the implementation, oversight and monitoring of the Group’s ethical standards, codes and rules and liaise with Group Compliance.
Compliance Program / Policies and Procedures
Maintain and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance program and its
relevant activities, to prevent illegal, unethical and improper conduct.
Manage day-to-day operations of the Program.
Periodically review and update changes and amendments to the standard of Conduct, to ensure continued relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
Supporting & Leadership role
Collaborate with other departments (e.g., Risk, Internal Audit, HR, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
Consult with the Legal department or the Corporate attorney as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
Manage the compliance team.
Investigations / Reviews
Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating, investigating and or recommending actions.
Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the organisation are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
Provide reports on a regular basis, as directed or requested, to keep the Corporate Compliance Committee of the Board and senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to the Group Chief Legal Oficer, Africa General Counsel and the Heads of the Africa region, as and when required.
Maintain an effective compliance communication program for the organisation, including promoting
use of the Compliance Hotline;
heightened awareness of Standards of Conduct, and
understanding new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
Work with the Human Resources Department and others, as appropriate, to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
Action and report on vendor verifications (CPDD’s) Oversee and monitor new and existing vendors to identify the risks associated with their relationship with the Company.
Monitor, and coordinate compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities to identify risk trends.
Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
Monitor the performance of the Compliance Program and relates activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
Qualification(s): Bachelor’s degree in Business/Law
Experience Required: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a compliance/risk position.
Ability to do thorough investigations and write a final report
Strong verbal, written and presentation/communication skills
Ability to have candor conversations from lower staff to top leadership
Ability to manage him/herself and determine the required actions, as required
Ability to work under constant pressure and deadlines
Planning, organizing & management skills
Must be able to grasp complexities of financial investigations
A basic understanding of data forensics will be an advantage
Knowledge of the international anti-corruption laws (FCPA, UK Bribery, SA and DRC laws)
Benefits and Contractual information:
Competitive annual salary (US$)
Frequent travel extensively
If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Ruan Roodt at [email protected]
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