Compliance Lead job at Sama
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Vacancy title:
Compliance Lead

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting ]

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Deadline of this Job:
22 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities
• Develop and own a plan to drive SOW adherence and remediation steps, and develop and provide internal stakeholder training on SOW compliance policies, SLAs, and reporting practices.
• Ensure that every customer/3rd party audit is a zero-issue audit, meaning that Sama is 100% compliant with customer SOWs.
• Highlight any risks to SOW compliance as business needs change due to SOW amendments, workflow changes, business growth and expansion, etc.
• Support and evaluate the performance of team's performance and adherence to SOW.
• Import, manage, and standardize audits across the organization using Sama tools and systems with the goal of reducing duplication and improving audit efficiency and accuracy.
• Work with all business functions to understand all compliance requirements, develop and maintain compliance roadmap & strategy
• Develop and maintain compliance documentation, policies, guidelines, frameworks, standards, and procedures.
• Communicate policies and procedures to stakeholders inside the company.
• Support in the implementation of compliance & security standards, regulations, and best practices for the organization namely but not limited to SOC2, ISO 27001, CCPA, and GDPR as necessary.
• Support global compliance & security awareness strategy and programs fostering a culture where compliance & security is everyone’s responsibility.
• Ensure compliance with critical controls on a regular basis.
• Own audit activities with external and internal auditors and coordinate with internal teams to respond to all inquiries. This could be audited for client requirements, ISO standards, and any other applicable audit requirements.
• Assist with the facilitation of certifications which include, but are not limited to, ISO 9001, BCP, and ISO 27001.
• Define team-level SLA requirements to meet business needs according to the SOW.
• Identifying gaps with controls assigned to Sama teams.
• Assist in determining whether supplied artifact(s) by teams meets SOC, CCPA, ISO, GDPR & client SOW requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in finance or business-related field
• 2-3 years of experience in a compliance role and or security auditing role
• Knowledge of laws, legal codes, procedures, and other relevant regulatory standards.
• Strong analytical, investigative and critical thinking skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Documenting and reporting skills.
• Attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications
• Certification as ISO auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 27001 & ISO 22301.
• Certification in risk & compliance management is an added advantage
• Projects involving coordinated efforts across large cross-functional teams
• Previous experience with CCPA & GDPR
• Interest and desire to obtain CISSP, CISA, or other globally recognized security, compliance, or audit certifications.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 December 2022  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-12-2065
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