Our Client, a top notch player in the insurance Industry is seeking to hire an apt and dynamic candidate who will function as the Legal and Compliance Officer and will amongst other things be responsible for the reviewing of all relevant statutory laws and regulations applicable to the Company and ensure compliance. Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer Job DescriptionThe Legal and Compliance Officer will report to the Head, Legal UnitResponsibilitiesCompliance Review of all relevant statutory laws and regulations applicable to the Company and ensure compliance with these Ensure that business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures. Ensure that all regulatory permissions remain current and appropriate for business needs. Continual compliance risk assessment of company practices together with the development of internal policies and procedures, compliance training and protocols. Serve as liaison for all regulatory bodies as well as maintaining relationships with relevant legal bodies and trade associations. Keep abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives and advise management accordingly. Liaise with third parties, together with the company’s management, that wish to understand the company’s control environment, compliance policies and procedures. Provide reporting with respect to regulatory requirements and developments Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due Inform the Internal Audit unit of any findings as regards non-compliance that may require investigation Ensuring compliance with best practices Participate in Business Process Re-engineering exercises to ensure controls therein Carry out review of SLA Manuals to ensure applicable regulatory laws are incorporated Any other duties as required by the Unit headLegal Liaise with auditors, external lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders. Preparation of compliance documentation with relevant constitutive documents for statutory, legal, regulatory purposes. Liaison with all the subsidiaries within the Company’s Group, service providers, external legal advisers, and government agencies. Maintenance and review of Legal Agreements Developing and overseeing that the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities Negotiation, drafting and implementation of the terms of agreements in all business contracts and agreements. Responsible for providing legal support in controlling customer complaints to mitigate the risk of litigation Review all documentation that has legal implications for the company prior to signing and implementing.