Law Enforcement Liaison Officer at Kuda Bank

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Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Law Enforcement Liaison Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time

Description

  • We are searching for a highly efficient Law Enforcement Liaison to support our Compliance Team.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing security protocols and procedures. You will be responsible for attending and managing all invitations from law enforcement as at when due.
  • You will be responsible for handling all petitions to the law enforcement with regards to investigations being conducted by Kuda and to coordinate prompt response efforts.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure to keep a proper record of inquiries from law enforcement agencies relating to investigatory invitations
  • Transmit relevant information and documents to the relevant law enforcement agencies
  • Render relevant advisory and support to the Fraud and Compliance teams.
  • Ensure that required turnaround time is achieved in the rendition of reports to relevant law enforcement agencies
  • Facilitate security training for staff and relevant third parties
  • Collaborate closely with Compliance Operations team in handling financial crime investigations
  • Handling law enforcement invitations and provide evidence on behalf of the company in court proceedings supporting the company’s legal function
  • Build and maintain cordial relationships with law enforcement

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Must be able to write concise, logical, analytical reports to explain unusual activity and summarize the information received from law enforcement which may require escalation to senior executives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proven ability to analyze information to assess threat and risk
  • A high degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility
  • Highly organized, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned
  • High sense of confidentiality and discretion
  • The ideal candidate must understand AML/CFT related laws and policies, CBN policies, EFCC Act, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with outside entities, including law enforcement 
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure quality of work

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with law enforcement agencies, preferably Police or EFCC
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of AML/CFT guidelines and regulations with regard to fraud and compliance
  • Experience prioritizing multiple functions and tasks while managing work time without compromising quality
  • Experience working independently and using good judgment
  • Be comfortable dealing with high-pressure escalations, grey areas and pulling in cross-functional experts, when appropriate, to resolve issues swiftly.
  • A track record of consistently going above and beyond what is expected
  • Proven ability to analyze information to assess threat and risk
  • Work with various teams across the company, including Compliance, Fraud, and Legal.
  • Regulatory Liaison Management

Benefits
Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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