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  • Posted: May 21, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Compliance Specialist

    Key Purpose
    Our Group Compliance department is looking for a highly driven, knowledgeable, self-starter to join the team as a Compliance Specialist in the Corporate Compliance team to be responsible for the managing of compliance risks though the employ of policies and frameworks pertaining to our regulatory obligations.

    Areas of responsibility
    The successful candidate will be required, primarily, but not limited to:

    • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Compliance programme for Corporate Services,
    • Define, assess, maintain and advise on the regulatory universe,
    • Develop and facilitate compilation and review of compliance risk management plans,
    • Conduct compliance monitoring,
    • Compile and submit internal and external compliance reports, and
    • Interact with industry regulators, supervisors and stakeholders as and when required.

    Skills and Personal Attributes

    • Detailed knowledge of local (South African) legislation and regulations relating to Corporate Compliance and able to interpret and apply legislation, including, but not limited to: Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, Companies Act, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, Competition Act, Disaster Management Act, Labour Relations Act and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
    • Other requirements include but are not limited to knowledge of the King IV Code on Corporate Governance and JSE Listings requirements.
    • Sound understanding of Compliance methodology, working knowledge of all elements comprising.
    • Strong listening, organisational and communication skills
    • Writes in a well-structured and logical way – must have ability to write and review compliance policies and draft compliance guidance notes and reports with detail required to inform the business executives and board members of regulatory requirements and potential impacts
    • Efficient time management skills, including quick turnaround time on quality work
    • Able to work well under pressure
    • The ability to think in an analytical and conceptual manner.

    Education and Experience

    • Must possess a relevant undergraduate graduate (minimum requirement) e.g. LLB, BCom, BA
    • Post-graduate qualification in Compliance Management (advantageous)
    • At least five to eight years’ experience within a compliance environment with working knowledge of laws, regulations and codes impacting a group of companies operating in several jurisdictions.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Discovery Limited on to apply

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