ME: Legal, Risk, Compliance & Ethics


Description

Role purpose: To ensure that VM SA (T/a Vodacom Mozambique) and its subsidiary companies have an adequate risk management program and are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations and rules; all company policies, codes and standards; implement adequate systems and processes to monitor and enforce compliance and manage risks.

 

Key accountabilities and decision ownership 
•    Ensuring compliance with the legal framework for both the VM and M-Pesa businesses and the general universe of laws and providing advice on all relevant topics impacting the business.
•    Own and manage the relationship with external legal counsel for all relevant matters in the corporate, litigation and tax areas.
•    Ensure Vodacom has necessary and appropriate business continuity planning lifecycle with process of creating systems of prevention and recovery to enable ongoing operations before and during execution of disaster recovery.
•    Ensure Vodacom has developed and enforced appropriate security policies, procedures and measures to ensure: a safe environment for company properties, employees and visitors; investigations are carried out timely and fair; and provide satisfactory LEA.
•   Design and implement a compliance programme that is benchmarked on widely accepted world standards.
•   Training and awareness is provided to effectively communicate Vodacom standards and requirements to employees, directors, contractors, subsidiaries, joint ventures and suppliers.
•   Place controls to ensure that all systems, processes and procedures comply fully with Anti-Corruption/Bribery legislation.  This includes ensuring that a process is in place for declaring and monitoring gifts and hospitality given and received. The same for Economic Sanctions and Trade Export Controls.
•   Place controls to ensure that all money transfer systems, processes and procedures comply fully with relevant legislation and in particular Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation as well as Vodafone Group best practice standards/ requirements.
•   Accountable to ensure corrective actions identified to rectify partial and non-compliant controls.

 

Core competencies, knowledge and experience 
•    10 years minimum experience in the risk, legal and compliance management field including experience in a senior management position.
•    High integrity and highly ethical
•    Articulate, strong communication skills (written/verbal)
•    Adequate experience and management of big teams of professionals

 

Must have technical/professional qualifications
•    In-depth knowledge of Risks and Compliance.
•    Undergraduate Degree in Law (LL.B)
•    Good domain of the law, with particular focus on knowledge of  telecommunications, commercial, labor and financial laws
•    Anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist funding legislation, codes of practice, regulations, etc

 

Key performance indicators
•    Management of disputes to ensure minimum escalation of dispute resolutions into litigation
•    Compliance with privacy local legislation and Group policies.

 

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Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company