Compliance Officer


Job Title: Compliance Officer

Reports to: Logistics Manager

Job Profile

Our Client is a professional construction and transport company focused on adding value to their clients and Rwanda.

We are looking for Compliance Officer who will manage day-to-day compliance activities, ensuring on-going compliance with applicable regulation by effectively implementing the company’s compliance strategy

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Statutory filings, publications and fulfilment of formalities and due diligence procedures.
  • Serve as a first point of contact for the regulator and act as the registered Compliance Officer.
  • Support with the day to day control and compliance activities of the company.
  • Assist with the company-wide control and compliance standards for the organization while keeping the company’s maintained policies and compliance procedures up to date.
  • Assist with the internal controls and processes in the organization and carry out and compliance checks.
  • Assist to update all control and compliance SOPs for the department and company.
  •  Input provision for the implementation of any new regulatory obligations and requirements.
  • Preparation of legal documents (agreements, powers of attorney, etc.).
  • Liaison with internal and external advisors and administrative follow-up of sophisticated transactions, coordination of the execution of the relevant documentation for signings and closings.
  • Administrative follow-up in relation with contractual and legal obligations.
  • Learn standards for regulatory compliance & Company’s procedures and be able to identify areas of concern and address them as necessary. Follow through with action items to be sure they are completed.
  • Carry out process documentation and input into the systems.
  • Support in the execution of all the financial and accounting controls of the company.
  • Check that all the financial and accounting transactions follow the laid down control and compliance processes.
  • Prepare reports on compliance.
  • Train other employees on company policies.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • University Degree in Law, finance, Business Management or any other related field
  • At least 1 years of professional experience in the risk management
  • Experience in a compliance role within the petroleum sector  is an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of the regulations, the key actors and the legislation governing the petroleum sector in Rwanda
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • Ability  to work under pressure;
  • Good self-organization, ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Strong communication skills (both in written and verbal)
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong sense of professional responsibility;
  • Problem solving skills and great attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Internal Control and Compliance in Oil & Gas services.


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