Operations Manager Compliance – Financial Services – Cape Town – Ref 32382


Our client is a life insurance company and diverse financial services group that operates across the African continent.

Their Compliance Department is looking for an Operations Manager with a Degree in Law and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in compliance, legal, finance or IT, preferably building or managing operational programs and systems.

Minimum Requirements

- Degree in Law
- 5 years relevant experience in compliance, legal, finance or IT
- Sound understanding of financial sector regulations will be an advantage
- Deep technical understanding on the use of technology platforms to drive efficiencies
- Strong organisational, project management and execution skills
- Proven technology-savvy skills

Role Description

Directs and coordinates activities of business or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales and/or distribution of products.
Manages both direct and matrix resources whose functions include: development of plans, process impact and redesign, change management, communication, training, delivery, implementation capability.
Prepares work schedules and assigns specific duties.
Reviews financial statements, sales, activity reports and other performance date to measure productivity and goal achievement.
Determines areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
Establishes and implements departmental policies, goals, objectives, procedures and may confer with board members, organisation officials and staff members as necessary.
Determine staffing requirements and oversees the human resources processes.
Monitors business to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide the needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
The roles reports to the Head: Group Legal and Compliance and is based in the group Office.
The role will develop guidelines, processes and systems according to which the Group Office and the Clusters will operate.
Develop a technology roadmap as well as design, implement and manage compliance related technology initiatives
Develop, implement and manage a process to initiate, coordinate and administer applications for regulatory approvals
Investigate and make recommendations in respect of the innovative use of technology
Assist in driving the efficiency Group Compliance Officer as the compliance control function Group by streamlining the operations

City: Cape Town

Salary: Market related based on experience

Duration: Permanent