Senior Officer, Compliance

at Dashen Bank S.C
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 24, 2020
Category Banking
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Senior Compliance Officer,

DB/ Vacancy- 048/20

Job Summery

  • The Senior Officer, Compliance is responsible for following up the Bank’s functions in full compliance with all banking laws, regulations, internal policies & procedures; identifying any exceptions or violations and reporting same with recommendation to his/her supervisors; ensuring risk taking remains to be within the domain of the stipulated regulatory requirement as per the approved policies, procedures and guidelines.

Job Requirements

Academic & Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law preferable, Risk Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, or Banking from a reputable University.
  • Professional certification in Risk Management; Financial Risk Management (FRM), RCP Level 3, Chartered Risk Analyst (CRA) or Governance Risk and Compliance Management (GRCM) is an added advantage.


  • At least five (5) years’ relevant experience.

Required Technical Competency

  • Knowledge of various types of compliance risks.
  • Clear understanding of economics, bank risks and relevant emerging issues in risk management.
  • Knowledge of policies, regulations and directives related to Financial Sector.
  • Risk management skills including risk assessment, evaluation, quantification, mitigation and reporting skills.

Required Behavioral Competencies

  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity/inclusion.
  • Creativity and innovation skills.
  • Action oriented.
  • Quality focus and attention to detail.
  • Professionalism and integrity in line with Dashen Bank values.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Critical and analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.
  • Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).Risk awareness and focus - demonstrates understanding of risk management practices, standards and regulatory requirements.

Applying Instructions

Interested and qualified applicants should apply through (


  • Applicants should specify the vacancy number on the cover letter /application letter and fill all the details on application form from the link below  and shall save in PDF format (mandatory).

Application form for online application.xlsx

  • CV‘s shall not be more than 3 pages and saved in PDF format (mandatory).
  • All relevant credentials stated on the application form /CV shall be scanned and attached in PDF format (mandatory).
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