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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Member, Investigation Monitoring & Enforcement

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Job Objective(s)

  • Ensure policy and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide compliance and advisory function services to management.
  • Raise the culture of Compliance in the bank.
  • To manage and support the bank’s compliance risk management strategy by monitoring and enforcing regulatory compliance and compliance with the bank’s laid down rules.
  • Be involved in helping Cluster Compliance Officers in ensuring compliance with the external and internal rules guiding the bank across the various cluster arrangement.
  • Promote initiatives to ensure compliance with the bank’s laid down policies/rules in order to enhance the compliance culture in the bank through spot checks, regular risk based reviews etc.
  • Be involved in the activities of Cluster Compliance Officers to organize and facilitate AML training sessions, enforcing complete documentation/ applying adequate KYC controls, investigations and handling of unusual/suspicious transactions, records keeping.
  • Assist Cluster Compliance Officers to respond to and close out enquiries on Compliance HelpDesk, respond to enquiries from regulatory and law enforcement agencies, review questionable transactions referrals (QTRs) from BOs.
  • Ensure Cluster Compliance Officers submit spot check reports etc to the Chief Compliance Officer are received as planned. etc.
  • Monitor regulatory changes, level of compliance to Internal and External regulations by through monthly incidence reporting.
  • Facilitate in Compliance training.
  • Monitor transactions according to Policy.
  • Dispose Actimize alerts.
  • Track Compliance & AML Audit Review comments of the subsidiaries and Group Compliance to ensure that corrective actions are implemented and escalate to Chief Compliance Officer when necessary.
  • Track Regulatory Compliance examination comments of the subsidiaries and Group Compliance to ensure that corrective actions are implemented and escalate to Chief Compliance Officer when necessary.
  • Other ad hoc tasks.

Minimum Education Qualification

  • Minimum of a University First Degree

Previous Work Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in Operations, Internal Control or Audit, Compliance, Risk
  • Banking: Minimum of 2 years’ experience

Skills Required:

  • Strategic thinking & problem solving ability.
  • Avid Reader
  • Analytic and Investigation skills
  • Conceptual skills
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Value adding orientation.
  • Proficiency in use of excel, power point, World Check, Finacle, Actimize etc.


  • Attention to detail
  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Policies & Regulatory universe/directives.
  • Good understanding of sanction screening

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: careers@ubagroup.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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