Compliance and Regulation Manager Job in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) is a government agency created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective of identifying the proceeds of crime, combating money laundering, and fighting the financing of terrorism.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, FRC is seeking to recruit qualified and competent personnel to fill the folowing position:


REF: CL/03/2020



The Manager, Compliance and Regulation will report to the Director, Compliance, Legal and External Relations

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:-

i. Providing leadership in development and implementation of policies, strategies guidelines and procedures to ensure compliance with the Act;

ii. Overseeing registration of reporting institutions;

iii. Overseeing surveillance and inspections of the reporting institutions to ensure compliance with the Act;

iv. Ensuring development of compliance programmes and tools;

v. Overseeing investigations undertaken by the Centre under the Act;

vi. Liaising with regulators, supervisory bodies and professional associations to ensure sector compliance and reporting;

vii. Providing advisory services on compliance and regulation to stakeholders;

viii. Overseeing prudent utilization of resources and assets assigned to the department;

ix. Ensuring a safe and secure working environment in the department;

x. Contributing to AML/CFT awareness and training;

xi. Managing risks in the department;

xii. Approving departmental work plans, programmes and budget;

xiii. Development of departmental staff and ensuring succession management;

xiv. Ensuring that departmental targets are achieved and staff are appropriately appraised;

xv. Mentoring and coaching of staff;

xvi. Facilitating preparation of periodic management reports; and

xvii. Undertaking any other responsibility as may be assigned and performing such other duties directly related to the main duties or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from a Manager, Compliance and Regulation

Person Specifications

i. At least eight (8) years relevant work experience in Anti-Money Laundering or Countering the Financing of Terrorism, five (5) of which must have been in regulatory compliance and in a management position;

ii. Bachelors’ degree in Law, Business Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. Masters degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution;

iv. Management course lasting at least four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

v. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

vi. Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Demonstrate strategic and innovative thinking;

ii. Excellent managerial and leadership skills;

iii. Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills;

iv. Strong analytical and reporting skills;

v. Conflict resolution skills;

vi. High level of judgement and integrity;

vii. Discretion in handling confidential information; and

viii. Ability to mentor and coach

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria for any of the above positions, please complete the Employment Application Form available at our website HERE, and submit this form together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and your Curriculum Vitae, including among other details, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

To be considered, your application MUST be received online via no later than 14th September 2020, 500pm.

Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.

FRC is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans, Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any manner will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce during interviews the originals of their National Identity Card / Passport, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and current compliance certificates for the requirements as stipulated in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.


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Updated: August 31, 2020 — 9:28 am