10 May 2017

Risk & Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Vaell Ltd is a leading independent asset leasing company in Eastern and Central African region. We have established ourselves as the foremost expert in asset & plant leasing acquisition and maintenance providing services in an array of sectors across the economy.


  • Implementation of best practice on all risk related issues
  • Giving of relevant and current advise in relation to Risk and compliance matters
  • Mastery of applicable laws and regulation related to compliance matters
  • Timeliness discharge of duties
  • Assist the legal team in risk and compliance matters.

Key Roles
Internal Document Review and process control

  • Review all internal legal documentation for compliance with all legal requirements and to ensure that they are in the best interest of the company

Process Accountability

  • Proactively identify and propose solutions as shall be required by the company from time to time on risk and compliance related issues

Learning & Growth

  • Facilitate learning and development of staff legal knowledge of risk and compliance issues and and continually develop your own capacity to deliver service

Process Authorization

  • Support the provision of a compliance authorization service ensuring that any wording to be published by the company with regulatory implications, (whether a hard or soft copy), have been checked, signed off as compliant and a suitable record maintained;

Risk and Compliance Administration

  • Provide assistance with Risk and Compliance administration generally.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Assessing these risks and measuring the Company’s exposure to them;
  • Identifying material individual, aggregate and emerging risks;

Culture Development

  • Reinforce the culture and core values of the company to ensure the development and maintenance of a compliant culture through appropriate behaviors and actions;
  • Provision of advice on risk related issues
  • Give advice to the company to ensure the best approach is taken while dealing with risk and compliance related issues within the company`s operations;
  • To assist with the provision of guidance on Risks, Conflicts of Interest facing the business, to help maintain a logs of Risks & Conflicts and assist in the regular review and update of Risks & Conflicts facing the business;
  • To assist with the provision of guidance on Breaches highlighted by the business, to help maintain a log of Breaches;

Policy Development

  • To assist in developing and maintaining compliance policies, procedures and monitoring processes, to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of the leasing industry;
  • Record Keeping
  • To maintain the various Risk and Compliance records and control logs and associated evidence either in paper or electronic form (or both); To manage the Risk and Compliance archives and record keeping in general;


  • Conduct legal research on matters related to the company and advise the company accordingly
  • Monitoring changes in the regulatory framework and compliances with the relevant regulatory bodies and advise the company accordingly

Job Requirements

  • Minimum first degree in Law or related field
  • 1year’s relevant experience in interpretation of the law or research
  • Good research skills
  • Good solving skills
  • Good facilitation, communication and reporting skills

How To Apply
Send a three-page curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing:

  • A brief work history
  • Qualities you would bring to our client
  • When you would be available to start work
  • Current and expected salary

The application must reach us not later than 5pm Friday 12th of May, 2017. DO NOT EMAIL COPIES OF CERTIFICATES. Only send the CV and Cover Letter to with the Job title as the subject. If you do not here from us two week after this advert, consider your application unsuccessful.

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