Legal and Compliance Officer

Dominion Consulting – Our top client, who aims at disrupting microcredit in Africa by building a credit system to help people reach their financial freedom and turn their dreams into reality.

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a Legal and Compliance Officer who will work with the team, and be responsible for ensuring our business operations and procedures comply with regulations (industry, legal or legislatives, social-cultural or communal, global best practice or engage in any activity that may advent event that threatens the going concern of financial institution) and internal policies.
In this position, you will perform a range of duties including evaluating all current and new compliance regulations, reviewing company processes, and leading training sessions. You are expected to be an excellent communicator, with in-depth knowledge of the latest industry procedures and regulations
Job Responsibilities

Support to provide analysis on legal and policy issues
Support in co-ordinating the writing and updating of processes, procedures and other guides relating to operations
Review contracts, legal related documents, internal policies and ensure they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
Support to manage the Institution’s charged off loans and non- performing assets
Provide legal counsel to recover outstanding debts from defaulting Customers.
Conduct research into variety of legal issues.
Examine and report newly published laws, acts and regulations and ascertaining how these affect the institution’s business
Perfecting of legal documentation.
Support in recommending operating policy and procedural improvements.
Keep abreast with all government legislations and CBN policies that may affect operations and present opinion/advise on same
Provide support for all Law Enforcement related matters when required to do so
Support to develop comprehensive reports on matters that are to be instituted in Court

Support to create necessary awareness on regulatory and supervisory provisions, circulars, directive and legislations affecting the bank’s operation and objectives
Support to collaborate with HR department to provide periodic trainings for staff on Regulatory compliance.
Follow up on approved recommendations of CBN, NDIC etc.
Ensure full compliance of monthly reporting to regulatory bodies CBN, NDIC, EFCC, Credit bureaux.
Prepare evaluation report on compliance to the management on monthly basis.
Job Requirements

Education level: Degree in Law and a relevant professional certification is an advantage.
Must have a minimum of Four (2) years post call legal experience out of which minimum of twelve (12) months in a financial institution.
N200,000 / month.

Application Deadline
27th September, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and detailed CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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