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Regulatory Compliance Officer (Banking Officer – Senior Banking Officer) at Sterling Bank Plc


Sterling Bank Plc “Your one-customer bank” is a full service national commercial bank in Nigeria. In over 50 years of operations, Sterling Bank (formerly NAL Bank) has evolved from the nation’s pre-eminent investment banking institution to a fully-fledged commercial bank; and completed a merger with 4 other banks – Indo-Nigeria Merchant Bank, Magnum Trust Bank, NBM Bank and Trust Bank of Africa – as part of the 2006 consolidation of the Nigerian banking industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Regulatory Compliance Officer (Banking Officer – Senior Banking Officer)

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Specialization(s): Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Objective

  • To ensure that the Bank is complying with applicable laws, rules and regulations, as well as internal policies, and minimize or mitigate regulatory, reputational, or financial risks etc


  • Monitor Bank wide compliance to policies of other regulatory bodies to achieve compliance by the Bank and avoiding regulatory sanction from non-compliance.
  • Review and analyze regulatory circulars and policies, letters and exposure drafts, outlining areas of compliance for the Bank.
  • Communicate and engage internal stakeholders; to provide information, and feedback on new and existing regulatory circulars / letters / guidelines and exposure drafts.
  • Identify and assess risk areas and design internal policies/mitigants that will reduce the likelihood of occurrence/crystallization of the risks.
  • Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, and procedures.
  • Develop an approved Training Plan for the year.
  • Domesticate regulatory policies, which includes Internal Policy review and formulation in line with regulatory requirement.
  • Ensure standardized, updated, properly referenced and compartmentalized internal policies.
  • Update and monitor the completeness of the Compendium of Policies Portal with departmental policies.
  • Ensure timely advisory on compliance enquiries by internal customers.
  • Communicate key AML/CFT Policies through compliance newsletters, regulatory trends, and highlights.
  • Review and assess exceptions derived from AML and other related regulatory examinations.
  • Carry out regulatory examination management, regulatory engagements, and advocacy.
  • Develop plan and co-ordinate regulatory directives implementation
  • Monitor level of policy implementation within the Bank.
  • Communicate status of implementation to Executive Management through line manager.
  • Facilitate development of compliance culture through compliance training, planning and implementation.


  • A First Degree or its equivalent in any discipline. Recognized professional certification such as ICA, CAMS, CFE, and ACIB etc.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  25th March, 2022.

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