Compliance Officer

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Date: 13-Oct-2021

Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Specialised Finance (SanFin) is responsible for creation of shared value for Sanlam, its shareholders, policy holders, and societies with in which it operates by managing financial risk, developing financial products, and balance sheet optimisation, pursuing investments and financing opportunities in assets, sectors, markets, organisations, and geographies that enable maximum return within acceptable risk parameters.

What will you do?

To provide a comprehensive Compliance advisory, controlling, monitoring and education service for Sanlam Capital Markets Limited, Sanlam Structured Solutions (Derivatives) and Sanlam Portfolio Management, working closely with business divisions to promote an appropriate Compliance culture to assist the company to remain compliant with:

  • Financial Markets legislation, in particular, the JSE Interest Rate and Currency Derivatives Rules, the Financial Markets Act, FICA and all associated regulatory and industry obligations; and
  • SanFin’s Risk & Compliance policies and procedures.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Support the Compliance Manager in the execution of the compliance strategy
  • Execute compliance processes diligently
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Training
  • Ensure a comprehensive compliance reporting service
  • Create and maintain governance policies and compliance function procedures

Qualification and Experience

Degree or diploma with 2 to 3 years related experience or qualified by experience.

Knowledge and Skills

Compliance and legal projects management
Compliance advice and training
Documentation reviews
Compliance monitoring and reporting
Risk Management

Personal Attributes

Business insight - Contributing independently
Builds networks - Contributing independently
Manages complexity - Contributing independently
Persuades - Contributing independently

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Being resilient - Contributing independently
Collaborates - Contributing independently
Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
Customer focus - Contributing independently
Drives results - Contributing independently

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.