Head, Risk and Compliance – Jobs in Kenya

About the Role

Dash is building a unified alternative payment network for over 1 billion Africans. Dash allows its users to send, spend, save, and pay regardless of currency and provider.

Dash is looking for a visionary, missionary and talented Head of Risk and Compliance to provide oversight for risk management activities across the Company .

What You’ll Do
Support the business in developing appropriate Risk Management strategies or tools and disseminating proper risk management practices in line with developments in the market/industry, laws, regulations, etc.
Monitor periodic (scheduled and unscheduled) compliance checks across the Dash’s operations in accordance with the laid down policies and procedures.
Recommend relevant sanctions and penalties for the approval of the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, based on outcomes of compliance checks.
Enforce Risk Management policies and established risk limits to close significant gaps in risk management capabilities.
Conduct analysis of business operations to identify risks and make recommendations for preventive actions. This includes the implementation of the Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) program in Dash
Evaluate business risks through relevant Key Risk Indicators (KRI) quantified, effectively measured, and thoroughly analysed to ensure the business functions satisfactorily within established risk appetites.
Support the Management in its development of the company’s risk appetite and statements for translating the risk appetite into a risk limits structure.
Review the Company’s processes, policies and procedures, and proffer recommendations and updates, in line with best practices
Ensure compliance with all regulatory authorities
Ensure timely reporting and submission of all regulatory reports
Drive the acquisition of all licenses, certifications required for business operations

Required Qualification and Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Management or related fields of study
Additional qualification/certification in Risk Management, AML/KYC compliance & internal controls is preferred.
Minimum of eight (8) years experience in risk and compliance

Compensation + Benefits
Competitive Salary
Medical cover
Paid time off (leave days)
Pension
Hybrid work structure

N.B: The position is open to candidates in Kenya only
How to apply
For more information and job application details, see; https://spektra.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=45

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