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Job Title: Financial Crime Manager
About this job

Our client is a Finance Institution in Uganda and is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;

Job Purpose;

To minimise the incidences of financial losses through anticipation, investigation and recovery of Bank property/assets through speedy resolution of financial crime cases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Acts as the interface between the Bank and, government security agencies and law enforcement on Financial Crime matters.
* Shares best practice with peers in the industry in order to position the Bank as “thought leaders” on Financial Crime Risk Management.
* Plan for the annual financial crime loss prevention activities.
* Leads on Financial Crime related external and internal risk identification and anticipation of future trends. Works with the business to drive the development of appropriate mitigation strategies.
* Ensures that the business has in place, and maintains, appropriate financial crime procedures that are consistent with the requirements of the Bank’s policies and local regulatory requirements.
* Acts as the Bank’s centre of expertise, providing advice and recommendations on financial crime issues.
* Provides guidance on proper application and interpretation of financial crime related laws, regulations and policies.
* Provides advice on the development of appropriate controls for the mitigation of financial crime risks.
* Assists in the development of an effective internal compliance culture by promoting the benefits of ethical business conduct and the benefits of compliance.
* Maintains a programme to raise staff awareness of financial crime issues, particularly “Whistle Blower” and the obligation to report suspicious transactions.
* Ensures appropriate financial crime MI is received and analysed and that key risks and issues are being reported, escalated and tracked appropriately.
* Prepares regular and accurate financial crime reports that are escalated to the relevant bank.
* Conduct special tasks including fraud investigations as assigned from time to time so as to achieve specified objectives.


* A Bachelor’s Degree in business related discipline plus five years experience in financial crime investigation/prosecution.
* Knowledge of banking and related products, risks and processes such that advice is as informed, appropriate and relevant to business needs as possible.
* Sufficient knowledge of the local laws, regulatory expectations and internal policy requirements as they relate to financial crime risk.
* Good interviewing skills to enlist required information.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets.
* Ability to collect, analyse and evaluate information and the preparation of written concise reports of work performed plus recommendations.
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
* Ability to foster cooperation and support of stakeholders.
* Ability to interact at senior levels with local regulatory, government, law enforcement and industry in order to provide the Bank with a more informed view of financial crime risks.
* Possession of flexibility and ability to adapt appropriately to changing requirements and situations.
* Analytical and possession of an objective and probing mind.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Deadline:23rd February 2012


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