Assistant Manager – Risk and Compliance – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client a Licenced Micro – Finance is seeking to recruit an The successful candidate plays a critical role in supporting the organization’s efforts to identify, assess, and mitigate risks while ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. The Ideal candidate Must have prior experience in the Financial Service Sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • AML, CFT & KYC Policy Compliance Reporting
  • Regulatory and Legal Compliance Reviews
  • Conduct compliance reviews of key policies, processes, and procedures as per the Annual Risk and Compliance Work Plan
  • Implement the Branch Review Work plan as developed by Group Risk and Compliance function.
  • Ensure there are up-to-date product manuals for all existing products.
  • Liaison role with HODs to ensure that all the ISO requirements within the departments are up to date.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous experience in risk management, compliance, or a similar role within the financial services industry is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial regulations and compliance requirements, such as Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations.
  • Familiarity with financial products, services, and industry-specific risks.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: 180,000 – 200,000 KES depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Management Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30/03/2024