Ecobank Nigeria Recruitment (Edo & Rivers) – Cluster Compliance Officers

Ecobank Nigeria Recruitment (Edo & Rivers) – Cluster Compliance Officers: Applications are invited from all interested persons. Here are all you need to know; the requirements, application closing date, and how to apply.

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

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Ecobank is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cluster Compliance Officer

Job Identification: 331
Locations: Benin, Edo and Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Schedule: Full time

Job Description

  • Read and understand all the processes in the Compliance Department and apply same to allocated tasks within the Cluster;
  • Enforce Risk based AML/CFT Manual and other Compliance Internal Policies;
  • Implement AML/CFT Laws, other applicable Laws, CBN AML/CFT Regulations and International Best Practice documents;
  • Reinforce compliance publications, directives, guidelines to ensure a robust compliance culture;
  • Provide guidance on New Guide to Account opening with respect to client’s on-boarding, KYC/customer due diligence (CDD), compliance counseling, advisory and decision support services to front office staff in relation to AML/CFT and compliance related issues;
  • Monitor and report developments, general awareness on topical and relevant issues that could result in reputational risks to the Bank;

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Requirements for the Job

Educational Qualifications:

  • A good University Degree with a minimum of 2:2 or HND with a minimum of Upper credit in relevant discipline.
  • Possession of an advanced degree or professional certificate will be considered an advantage
  • Certification in Anti Money Laundering / Terrorism Financing is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in branch operations or Compliance of a commercial Bank and/or Audit Firm / Operations


  • Banking Principles
  • Computer appreciation (word- processing/Spreadsheet/PowerPoint
  • Exposure to process re-engineering
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Independent minded
  • Supervisory
  • Investigative skills
  • Report writing/Fraud Investigation skill
  • Analytical/problem solving skill
  • Interpretation of Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended), Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011 (as amended), CBN AML/CFT Regulation 2013 & other International Best Practices documents


  • Strong knowledge of banking operations, audit, products & customer segmentation
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Fraud and operational risk knowledge
  • Good understanding/interpretation of CBN Guidelines, policies and AML/CFT Laws

Personalities and attributes:

  • Paying attention to details
  • Lean towards solution providing
  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • Effective communication
  • Perseverance
  • Goal driven and result- oriented
  • Leadership
  • Team-spirit
  • Integrity, trustworthiness and innovative
  • Entrepreneurship

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Application Closing Date

9th July, 2023; 22:26

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