Multinational Coffee Merchant Compliance Officer – East Africa

Compliance Officer – East Africa

Our client, a Multinational Coffee Merchant with a family tradition in commodities is looking to recruit a Compliance Officer.

The successful candidate MUST have an excellent background in implementing security, loss management and safety policies.

He/she must be willing to relocate to Kampala, Uganda and would be reporting directly to the Financial Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer systems & programs to reduce loss, maintain inventory control & increase safety.
  • Identify potential for loss and develop strategies to eliminate it.
  • Assess & continuously enhance all physical security systems.
  • Ensure proper deployment of loss prevention resources, such as staff and technology.
  • Hire, supervise and optimize loss-prevention/security staff.
  • Train loss prevention staff & operation managers on loss control.
  • Closely supervise surveillance, detection, or criminal processing related to theft and criminal cases.
  • Direct loss prevention audit programs including target warehouse audits, maintenance audits, safety audits, or CMA/SMA audits.
  • Perform cash audits and deposit investigations to fully account for cash.
  • Conduct Investigations and interviews related to losses and thefts.
  • Monitor compliance to operational, safety, or inventory control procedures, including physical security standards, integrated with the company environmental and social management system.
  • Maintain documentation of all loss prevention activity.
  • Monitor and review paperwork procedures and systems to prevent error-related shortages.
  • Provide recommendations and solutions in crisis situations such as workplace violence, protests, and demonstrations.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies or members of the loss prevention community.


  • Must have relevant working experience in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Must have a bachelor degree in Business Administration/ Commerce.
  • Candidates with a master’s degree will have an added advantage.
  • Must be willing to live and work in Uganda.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Business and management principles including basic financial control.
  • Assets and stock security and management.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes and court procedures is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of operation and functionality of security systems is mandatory
  • Knowledge of investigative, analytical techniques, procedures and requirements is mandatory.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Must be tech savvy.
  • Candidates with regional and international experience will have an added advantage.

Monthly gross salary: Generous compensation with excellent benefits

Deadline: 30th June 2017


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Updated: May 11, 2017 — 9:12 pm