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Chief Compliance Officer


About Afghan United Bank

Afghan United Bank is a local bank, licensed by the Afghanistan Central Bank in 2007. Currently this bank has 27 branches across the country. The bank provides various banking products to its clients and customers including Islamic Banking. According to the mid-term strategy of the bank, the branch network and operation of this company will be expanded rapidly in the coming 1 year time.
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Job Summary

The Chief Compliance Officer of the Bank will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Bank’s Compliance Management Program and functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the Bank. The position ensures the Board of management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), that bank policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the Bank meets the bank’s Standards of Conduct. Compiles and issues reports detailing conclusions and providing recommendations for improvements. In addition, the Chief Compliance Officer will provide strategic advice the regulatory and compliance environment, technical guidance on specific compliance matters, and supervision of the Compliance Department. Modifies policies and procedures as needed.

Job Details

Date Posted: 16 May 2018 Reference: AUB/HR/018-013
Closing Date: 26 May 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Banking Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Any Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 7 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 6 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Responsible for adherence to all compliance program, including but not limited to, completion of all required and assigned training modules by established due dates.
2.Thorough understanding to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to the position.
3.Manages the Bank’s compliance program, including policies, procedures, systems monitoring, technology-based controls, and training, as well as compliance monitoring and testing.
4.Collaborates with other departments (i.e. Internal Audit, Risk Management, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution. Consults with Legal as needed to resolved respective legal compliance issues as needed.
5.Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
6.Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
7.Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
8.Institutes and maintains an effective compliance communication program for the Bank, including understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
9.Works with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees, management, and members of the Board.
10.Provide effective leadership in enhancing and sustaining AUB’ compliance programs to ensure they correspond commensurate with equivalent sized bank programs and practices and in line with the rules and regulations of DAB.
11.Assesses and monitors the compliance risks associated with the Bank’s business activities, operations, and products and services.
12.Serves as a point of contact for financial regulators and manages the bank’s responses to regulatory inquiries/findings and preparation for compliance examinations.
13.Perform Compliance Risk Assessments and review results with executive and senior management.
14.On a regular basis, reports to the Board of Management on compliance matters, including actual or potential compliance program violations.
15.Oversees the Corporate Complaint process.
16.Performs other duties as assigned.


• Full knowledge of applicable laws and regulations impacting consumer and commercial compliance.
• Strong regulatory relationships; existing credibility with senior regulators is a plus.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to effectively interact with executive management.
• Management experience.
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Office suite.
• Relevant professional certification or training desirable.


• Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in banking compliance or regulatory roles.
• Familiarity with compliance monitoring and testing systems.
• Master’s degree in Banking or Law.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12


Masters Degree, Law

Submission Guideline

Interested Candidates can send their resumes with their recent photo to the below mentioned email Id.
Kindly mention the title of position in the subject line of your e-mail

Only the Short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.

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