Head Of Corporate Governance

Old Mutual Nigeria - (See More Jobs)

July 24, 2018
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Old Mutual Nigeria is recruiting for fulltime Head Of Corporate Governance.

Job Details

Old Mutual Nigeria consists of a Life Assurance and General Insurance business and provides a wide spectrum of insurance solutions tailored to meet unique individual and corporate clients' circumstances.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Corporate Governance

REF: 1108/NIGE/EU/Head of Corporate Governance/Nigeria/140718
Location: Nigeria
Contract: Permanent
Available: ASAP
Category: Insurance 
Offer: Market Related 

Introduction

  • This role manages risk & compliance processes and structures for all Old Mutual Nigeria businesses , providing legal advice as required through others.
  • It is also individually accountable for promoting the development of reporting structures to meet information requirements of the CEO & EXCO of all Old Mutual Nigeria businesses and also for risk aggregation & concentration of risk exposure in OMN.

Description

  • Establishes & embeds compliance across the business unit by analysing the impact of applicable legislation and regulation and applying this to business processes and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance by the business unit with applicable legislation by means of the implementation of compliance risk management & monitoring plans.
  • Reports compliance breaches to business unit management.
  • Facilitates, & in appropriate circumstances partakes in, remedial actions developed by the business unit to help eliminate non-compliance with legislation & regulation.
  • Represents Old Mutual Nigeria businesses on litigation matters OMGICN & OMNILAC).
  • Accumulates all pertinent facts, identifies relevant issues, researches applicable legal principles & applies them to the facts.
  • Provides legal opinions/comments on legislation.
  • Drafts contracts.
  • Provides company secretarial, corporate governance & administrative services to OMN Group. Ensures that Corporate Governance guidelines & Companies Act requirements are adhered to.
  • Reports to the Group CEO, Old Mutual West Africa

Key Result Areas
Company Secretarial Services:
Provides company secretarial, corporate governance & administrative services to the Old Mutual Group in Nigeria through other managers and their teams.
Reporting:

  • Promotes development of reporting structures for risk aggregation & concentration of risk exposure.
  • Ensures risk aggregation reports and management risk self-assessment results are produced and provided.

Risk Management:

  • Develops, communicates & assists in implementation of Enterprise Risk management policy, supporting guidance & procedures.
  • Provides oversight for risk management activities, ensuring Group Risk Policy statements are met through other managers and their teams.
  • Provides challenges to risk management information received from reporting entities through other managers and their teams.
  • Drives operational excellence throughout the area of supervision.
  • Defines and implements risk best operating practice.
  • Defines performance parameters (incl. balanced scorecard) and measurements for area under supervision.

Compliance:

  • Establishes & embeds compliance across the business unit by analyzing the impact of applicable legislation and regulation and applying this to business processes and procedures.
  • Ensures that Corporate Governance guidelines & Companies Act requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensures compliance by the business unit with applicable legislation by means of the implementation of compliance risk management & monitoring plans.
  • Reports compliance breaches to business unit management.
  • Facilitates, & in appropriate circumstances partakes in, remedial actions developed by the business unit to help eliminate non compliance with legislation & regulation.

Legal Advice:

  • Represents company on litigation matters.
  • Accumulates all pertinent facts, identifies relevant issues, researches applicable legal principles & applies them to the facts.
  • Provides legal opinions/comments on legislation.
  • Drafts contracts.

Team Effectiveness:

  • Contributes to the talent management process, developmental interventions and on-the job-coaching.
  • Individually accountable for staff time, tasks and output quality, over periods of 3 months to a year.
  • Balances own priorities with directing and motivating others.
  • Plans & assigns work over periods of 3 months to a year.
  • Guides and directs staff to achieve operational excellence standards.
  • Creates a climate for optimal performance.
  • Manages performance.
  • Selects potential staff to sustain customer/client service delivery.
     

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

12 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:


Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Law
  • Master's degree an advantage
  • Very Good knowledge of the Companies Act, NAICOM (Local regulators’) policies, Corporate Governance policies and Compliance Laws.
  • Working knowledge of tax laws
  • A minimum of 12 years’ work experience
  • Experience in management of team.

Application Closing Date
28th July, 2018.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Use link to apply online

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