Head of Department Compliance at Pension Fund Administrator


We are a Pension Fund Administrator providing Pension administration services in the Pension Industry. We are currently searching for Heads of Department for Compliance

Position: Head of Department Compliance

Job Description

The position will be responsible for ensuring overall compliance with all the guidelines, directives, polices and circulars of the Regulators, Company and other statutory stakeholders.

Key Performance Areas Compliance:

Compliance Audits

Conduct periodic internal reviews or audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed.

Ensure that all investments and other operational transactions comply with all relevant legislations, regulations and policies.

Compliance Monitoring

Responsibility for identifying and monitoring Operational/Corporate/Investment activities and policy initiatives, with a view to identifying issues and ensuring compliance in accordance with the provisions of the PRA 2014.

Monitoring and testing new compliance technologies.

Monitoring of regulatory changes and ensure the dissemination of updates of regulations, rules or guidelines and periodic compliance changes to concerned offices/officers.

Statutory Reporting of Compliance

Preparation of compliance reports on monthly and quarterly basis to the Board and the Commission.

Responsible for full disclosure and reporting of violations to appropriate authorities, including the Commission.

Knowledge, Skills And Experience Required

  • The candidate must possesses a minimum educational qualification of first degree or its equivalent in addition to professional qualification in Accounting, Actuarial Science, Auditing, Finance, Economics, Commerce, Law, or in any other numerate or semi numerate field.
  • Experience in the financial/banking/Pension industry is preferred.
  • Must have a sound business judgment with the ability to proactively look at markets, regulatory trends and identify existing and emerging compliance issues. MBA/MSc/MA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 12 -15 years post qualification work experience.
  • Experience in an Audit-related function at middle management level. Demonstrate a proven ability to manage market, liquidity and enterprise compliance.
  • Deep understanding of Compliance trends in the Pensions industry.
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of the business objectives and processes of various functions with the PFA.
  • Proven track record in the effective leadership and motivation of staff
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Access, VISIO and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships based on mutual trust and respect
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills gained within a quality assurance environment

Method of Application:

Suitably qualified candidates should e-mail their Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating their email address, contact telephone numbers and the position applied for not later than 28th February, 2017 to: pensionrecruit@gmail.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted