Compliance Officer Job in Kenya


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.

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