Officer, Compliance At Development Bank Of Rwanda (brd)


Officer, Compliance At Development Bank Of Rwanda (brd) 1 Position
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Kigali, Rwanda

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Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


1.      Background Information

Job Title: Officer, Compliance


Current Grade: JG 6

Department: CEO ‘Office

Reports to: Manager Compliance

Direct Reports: N/A

Indirect Reports: N/A

2.      Contract Terms – Open-Ended

3.      Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the job is to identify, measure, control and manage compliance risk and ensuring the bank is in compliance with internal regulations and regulatory framework.

4.      Main Responsibilities of the Job

  • Identify, assess & document internal control deficiencies and regulatory exceptions and notifies the Compliance Manager of identified areas that need improvement or correctional training
  •  Carry out assessments to identify areas of potential compliance risks in order to implement preventive/corrective strategies to address compliance issues
  • Ensure Implementation of the internal policies and procedures while maintaining thresholds set;
  • Ensure that all required periodic returns are reviewed and submitted in the time frame required;
  •  Facilitate, assess, and review internal policies and procedures to ensure they are aligned with applicable laws and regulations to protect the Bank from any non-compliance risk.
  • Review and monitor changes in legislation that impact the Bank and its operations ;
  • Assesses the appropriateness of the bank’s compliance procedures and guidelines, promptly follow up any identified deficiencies and where necessary, formulate proposals for remediation;
  • Monitor and test compliance effectiveness by performing compliance testing/auditing.
  • Produce periodic compliances report.

5.      Working relationships

  • BRD All Departments

6.      Professional, academic qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of a university degree in accounting, finance or related discipline;
  • He/she shall have minimum experience of 5years in Banking with at least 1year in bank risk and/or compliance management;
  • Attention to detail. Almost all regulations require detailed analysis, but its important to attend to the detail while maintaining a view of the big picture;
  • Ability to interpret: There are very few black-and-white laws, regulations andso the ability to interpret the spirit of the laws and regulations as well as the actual language is important. Compliance staff must be able to interprete and work within confines of the laws and regulations;
  • Risk assessment capabilities. The officer should be able to assess the alternatives and make  decisions based on the criticality of risk.  Compliance officer must understand the risk tolerance of the bank as well as the level of breach or likely breaches;
  • Communication skills. Written and verbal communication skills are essential. The compliance officer must have the ability to communicate at all levels in the bank from front-line staff to the CEO and board of directors. Having compliance expertise adds little value if it can’t be communicated effectively.

7.      Core competencies

  •  Knowledge of Banking regulatory requirements;
  • Knowledge of Banking policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance risk management process
  • Positive attitude, results oriented with ability to work under pressure to deliver
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills in Risk and compliance Management, project implementation and appraisal skills;
  •  Stakeholders’ relationship management
  • Data manipulation and analytical skills since the job requires to deal with various data with deeper analysis
  • Assessment and interpretation skills Be flexible to carry out any other reasonable task as requested by the management

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