Regulatory Risk and Policies Manager Job, Latest Banking Jobs, 

Reporting to the Head, Compliance & Ethics, the position will provide compliance management to KCB Bank Kenya and provide KCB Group liaison to align activities to Regulatory and Industry standards and ensure the development of governing policies and their maintenance and availability, to ensure they are adequate, up-to-date, and to manage review, implementation, and performance, including addressing and reporting on policy and regulatory risk issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Risk Division and Senior Management in reviewing and maintaining up to date and adequate controls and policy framework that is responsive to the regulatory and internal compliance policy universe and strategic objectives.
  • Maintain liaison externally and internally to keep aware of emerging issues and trends to work with respective areas and provide expert advice and guidance on national, regional and corporate policy initiatives.
  • Support liaison with external regulatory agencies and maintain tracking and reporting on action on emergent or reported compliance issues.
  • Support the recognition, assessment and communication of important policy issues to stakeholders.
  • Analyze Rigour and incident reports to identify and report on key themes requiring internal policy action, and report recommendations for adoption, including follow-up for implementation.
  • Be responsible to provide first line assessment and assurance of the availability of adequate administrative and organizational tasks & structures to support the effective application of policies.
  • Provide periodic assessment of the up to date status of policies and maintain policy tracking and monitoring to ensure policies are up to date.
  • Work with Bank units to guide policy development through the policy development lifecycle to obtain relevant buy-in and Board or Senior Management approval.
  • Maintain the Group policy catalogue and version control system to ensure easy availability of tracked policies, and work with the Compliance & Risk Rigour Section to support policy implementation.
  • Provide KCB Group liaison to collate and report on Regulatory matters and policy status across KCB Group entities.
  • Provide policy liaison at peer levels across specialist and risk functions. (Legal, Audit, Risk, HR, Finance, including Forensic investigations and Insurance).


  • Degree from a University recognized by CUE. MBA degree will be an added advantage
  • At least one risk-relevant professional qualification, GARP Level II, GARP ICBRR, IRM, PRMIA, will be an added advantage.
  • 7 years of wide-ranging bank experience, having a minimum of 5 years’ middle-level management experience, in Compliance / Audit related roles.
  • Proven experience engaging with Banking Regulator, with demonstrated sound understanding of the regulatory environment including CBK Prudential Guidelines 
  • Good knowledge of money laundering issues and KYC requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of bank-wide Business functions, Administration and Supervisory skills.
  • Leadership competencies in Operational Decision making and Strategic Planning
  • Good management skills including organizational, presentation & communication, writing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated high integrity.

How to Apply

The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment Portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Wednesday, 24th February 2021.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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