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Head Legal, Governance & Compliance – LETSHEGO HOLDINGS LIMITED

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Company Letshego Holdings Limited
Reference # HL,G:C
Published 03/02/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia
Introduction
Purpose of the Job:
To be responsible for legal counsel and compliance including oversight on
governance and adherence to country laws, regulatory requirements, policies and
procedures. Reports to the country CEO and Board of Directors; regularly review
progress on programme implementation and establish improvement plans.
Job Functions Banking,Legal
Industries Banking / Finance & Investment
Specification
Key Accountabilities:
1. Develop and implement Country Corporate Compliance Management
Framework that supports business sustainability and continuity within the
Letshego Holdings Namibia (LHN).
2. Develop, Implement and maintain AML policies and processes and liaise with
Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) to mitigate AML risk arising from the
operations of LHN.
3. To implement legal and compliance framework to ensure compliance with
Namibia Stock Exchange (NSX), Bank of Namibia (BoN), FIC, MAMFISA and
other regulatory requirements.
4. Ensures adherence to local laws and regulatory requirements.
5. Provide legal advice to the business including new and upcoming projects.
6. Ensures and monitors compliance with local and international laws/standards
about Market Abuse, Insider Trading, Conflicts of Interests, Market Conduct,
and Employee Compliance.
7. Encourages staff to report suspected fraud or impropriety without fear of
retaliation.
8. Provides legal advice for the business to grow within the regulatory
framework.
9. Provide company secretarial services to the Local Board.
10.Implement the strategies and policies approved by the Board, develop
processes that adequately identify, measure, monitor and control Risks faced
by the institution.
11.Oversees and manages Anti-Money Laundering Financing control activity in
all relevant business areas to establish a reasonable threshold level of
control consistency
Requirements
Knowledge and Experience Required:
1. Minimum of 10 years of experience across strategic and senior management
functions in Compliance Management.
2. At least 5 years’ experience in financial/banking institutions or strategic
advisory functions.
3. Experience working in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
4. Proven ability to execute effectively against strategy and exceed goals
consistently.
5. Knowledge of country regulatory of the financial/banking services industry and
legislation including micro finance.
6. Good understanding of corporate governance, regulatory and financial
compliance requirements.
Closing date for applications: 25 February 2022
Apply to (email address): https://letshego-internal.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/
Standard Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Skills:
1. Ability to work under pressure and perform tasks with limited direction. Ease at
managing competing demands and determining top priorities independently.
2. Outstanding organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communications.
3. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and interact on behalf of
Executive Team with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
4. Ability to work collaboratively with CEO, principals, and executive team members
5. Ethical, proactive and initiative taking when completing tasks.
Job Closing Date 25/02/2022

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