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Role Summary :
The Compliance Officer is responsible for developing and implementing compliance strategy and programs in West Africa and Sub-
Saharan Africa ( SSA ) more broadly, with particular emphasis on supporting GE businesses. The SSA’s Compliance department’s key focus is to build, maintain and continuously improve the compliance culture through prevention, detection and response of compliance issues and implementation of core compliance processes.
Essential Responsibilities :
This is a key appointment within the GE SSA team, and the principal tasks include :
PERFORMANCE MEASURES :
MAJOR CHALLENGES :
Qualifications / Requirements :
Minimum of 8 years related work experience, including dealing with third parties and due diligence.
Knowledge and / or experience of compliance issues, such as : remote site risks, controllership, FCPA, anti-money laundering and privacy
Experience in a senior Compliance or Legal role
Compliance, Audit, Financial Reporting experience desirable
Experience managing Regulatory relationships an advantage
Experience in implementation of Compliance Programs
Sound understanding of GE processes
Experience conducting investigations
Demonstrated ability to influence senior and mid-level management
Technical Knowledge :
Strategic planning on business objectives to ensure compliance planning is integrated into overall business deliverables
Knowledge of Australian regulatory environment
Knowledge of global compliance strategies and tools
Relevant tertiary qualifications desirable
Legal qualifications are desirable but not essential
ACI membership or evidence of related compliance studies an advantage
A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria
Desired Characteristics : Skills :
Proven ability to create and execute appropriate strategy
Strong organizational and project management skills. Strong process, execution and operational skills
Ideal candidate should be a process oriented professional
Demonstrable influencing and advocacy skills in a complex environment
Strong and effective oral and written communication skills, across all levels
Able to influence in a matrix environment and be an agent of change
Strong lateral thinker
Excellent process and project management skills
Strong organization ability, prioritization and attention to detail
Experience and confidence of presenting to high level audiences
High-energy, self-motivated, confident leader willing to take on responsibilities across geographic and business boundaries
Attributes / Behaviours :
Proactive, self-driven and motivated
Customer-orientated and responsive
Prepared to make difficult and / or unpopular decisions if necessary
Locations : Nigeria; Lagos