SMEP – Risk & Compliance Manager (HR/04/01/17)k



P.O. Box 64063-00620, NAIROBI.

Tel: 020 2055761, 3572799, 2673327/8

Cell: 0776 255861/2/3; 0711 606900

Email: info@smep.co.ke

SMEP Microfinance Bank Limited is a dynamic Christian based bank regulated by the Central
Bank of Kenya, whose Mission is “To empower our customers through provision of market
driven financial solutions”.

We are inviting applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates who are
passionate about transforming lives in the society, to fill the following senior position:


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will be responsible for the Bank’s
overall enterprise risk management and compliance framework and will be responsible for the
providing timely and accurate reports to the various stakeholders.


. Formulating and implementation of the Risk and Compliance framework and Policies.
. Monitoring and tracking of Banks’ compliance to regulatory guidelines statutory
requirements and internal processes and procedures.
. Identification and assessment of the compliance risks associated with the bank’s current and
proposed future business activities, including new products, new business relationships and
. Continuous monitoring of compliance with internal policies, procedures and guidelines by
through regular and comprehensive Risk and Control assessment and testing
. Preparation of periodic Risk management reports to the Management and to the Board Risk management committee.
. Providing assurance of the bank’s readiness in case of business interruption/disruption through regular reviews of the unit BCP plans.
. Responsible for monitoring compliance and reporting for Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism
. Providing regular training of staff to build on risk management and compliance awareness
. Reviewing and providing advise on corporate governance management
. Regular reviewing of transactions to ensure that high risk transactions are identified and appropriately approved.

Key Qualities, Competencies & Experiences

. At least 7 years experience in a Compliance, Risk or Internal Audit role 3 years of which must have been in a senior position in a reputable Banking institution

. Keen to detail and sharp analytical skills
. Excellent report writing skills
. An excellent and proactive planner with great organization skills
. Flexible and willing to travel across the country at short notice
. Good interpersonal and communication skills
. Between 35 and 45 years of age
. Applicants must be committed to Christian values with a passion to serve


. Bachelors’ degree in Accountancy, Finance or Business Administration.
. Must have acquired professional certification in Accountancy or Auditing
. Post graduate degree will be an added advantage
. Proficiency in MS Office suite and previous experience with T24 Banking system will bean added advantage.


The full job profile is on the website and qualified and interested candidates who meet the criteria should download the “Job Application Form” at http://www.smep.co.ke/opportunities, and
send their filled applications to recruitment@smep.co.ke on or before Monday, 13th February, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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