Compliance Risk Officer

August 31, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos


Duplo is building the platform to power the next generation of financial services. Our mission is to help companies expand financial access for all. Our simple and powerful banking-as-a-service API helps companies quickly launch financial products.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Compliance Risk Officer
Location: Lagos
Department: Compliance
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Overview

As our Compliance Risk Officer, your primary responsibility will be to act as an ambassador for Duplo’s compliance culture and standards demonstrating the highest standards of compliance behavior and raising awareness of regulatory requirements and compliance policies.
As well as to provide an advisory role for regulatory aspects across the business, ensuring best practice and adherence to Duplo’s compliance and regulatory policies and procedures.


Complete KYC/DDF quality assurance for our Nigerian merchants and vendors.
Maintain regulatory licenses for Nigeria
Build relationships with regulatory bodies including liaising, reporting and filling.
Lead related audits and own remediation of any audit findings.
Ensure Duplo operations in Nigeria is in compliance with all regulatory obligation including schemes/acquiring bank rules.
Build trust with Duplo’s Nigeria regulators, acquiring banks and card/payment schemes.
Manage and coordinate meaningful reporting internally and externally, respond to information requests and proactively communicate regulatory changes and notifiable events.
Review and test Duplo’s risk and compliance programs and processes. 
Identify gaps and take ownership of resolution.
Act as the in-country Nigeria Money Laundering Reporting Office taking responsibility for AML and Financial Crime compliance
Support and advise the Nigerian business leads on compliance matters
Develop, implement and maintain Business Continuity plans for the Nigerian Market
Provide support for completing externally accredited quality management systems such as ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 22301:2012 – assist during the management review and particularly the review of the internal audit reporting system.
Maintain an up-to-date high level of knowledge and understanding of internal policies and procedures, including ‘Compliance’, ‘Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing’, ‘Financial Crime’, ‘Customer Due Diligence’, ‘Treating Customers Fairly’, ‘Complaints Management’, ‘Client Assets’, ‘Anti-Bribery and Corruption’, ‘Conflicts of Interest’, ‘Market Abuse and Personal Dealing’, ‘Gifts, Benefits and Entertainment.


3 to 6  years of experience in compliance and/or risk functions in the financial services industry, preferably in fintech/payments.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Highly analytical individual who pays strong attention to details.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
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