Team Member, Regulatory Liaison at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) – Edo, Enugu, Rivers and Lagos


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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:   Team Member, Regulatory Liaison

Locations: Benin - Edo, Enugu, Port Harcourt - Rivers and Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • To assist the GCCO in ensuring prompt response to regulatory issues.
  • Ensure prompt rendition of regulatory reports
  • Zero regulatory sanctions

Responsibilities

  • Identify the relevant role players in accordance with business requirements and dependencies.
  • Build a cordial relationship with Law Enforcement Officers.
  • Compile a database of major role players among the agencies.
  • Manage relationships in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements within the allocated time frames.
  • Ensure to keep a proper record of enquiries from Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Ensure that required information is collated and reviewed to be satisfactory.
  • Transmit such information and documents to the respective LEA.
  • Guide staff in honouring LEA invitations and giving evidence on behalf of the bank in courts.
  • Obtain and collate reports and inputs from the various other departments and Units.
  • Review data/inputs obtained from other departments and units.
  • Ensure that the various reports are prepared and that they meet standards.
  • Ensure that the reports are transmitted to the respective regulators.
  • Ensure that the TAT is met in rendition of these reports.
  • Identify such risks posed by high-risk customers in their KYC documentation and other requirements.
  • Ensure that complete documentation expected from the customers is obtained for high-risk customers.
  • Ensure that PEP customers are identified and rated high.
  • Participate in training staff within the group.
  • Ensure that staff abide by Group Policies and relevant laws as applicable.
  • Carry out enhanced due diligence on high-risk and high-profile accounts.
  • Investigate and clear transactions identified against specified watch lists.
  • Ensure that due diligence is conducted on transfers to high-risk countries.
  • Assist in the management of Compliance Helpdesk.
  • Render advisory support to staff through Compliance Helpdesk.
  • Provide support to Cluster Compliance Officers.
  • Assist in the automation of Compliance Process Application.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in operations, internal control or audit & compliance, external auditing, risk management

Candidate's Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have knowledge of regulatory Liaison Mgt, strong knowledge of CBN policies and interpretation of Policies & law. Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Liaison Management.
  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services and Processes
  • Extensive knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of CBN’s policies and the business environment
  • Strong human interpersonal relationship and communications skills.
  • Good interpretation of policies and laws.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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