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Western Union Nigeria Recruitment 2017 │ Application Guide and Requirements

Western Union Nigeria Recruitment 2017…With a 160+ year history of connecting people when it matters most, Western Union continues to shape the world in which we live. The Western Union offers one of the easiest and fast ways for families, friends, and businesses to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world.

Western Union Nigeria Recruitment 2017

It all comes down to the relationships we’ve established over many years. Together with our Agents, we speak our consumers’ languages and live in our consumers’ neighborhoods. And we share our consumers’ cultures. We are a significant part of each other’s lives.

As a result, our Agents and employees are more like ambassadors. They are ambassadors of trust. Ambassadors of responsibility. And ambassadors of hope. They are the living, breathing manifestation of who we are as a company and everything we stand for. We are inspired, driven, responsible, connected, and game-changers.

Western Union Nigeria Recruitment 2017

We are seeking for an AML Compliance Officer based in our Lagos, Nigeria Office

Job Title: AML Compliance Officer – Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

In this role, you will responsible for working directly with Western Union Agents within the assigned territory of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone.You will be the primary compliance resource with responsibilities of measuring Agents Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs; driving training and awareness initiatives, and, providing guidance and support to Agents.You will also be responsible for driving Agents to implement or enhance compliance and anti-fraud procedures and assist in the development of Agents Locations Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs, as required. Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Propose corrective action measures to mitigate any risks identified throughout the conduction of the Compliance reviews of Agents (Locations /Points of Sale),
  • Conduct regular WU Locations/Points of Sales reviews (Onsite /Offsite)
  • Execute on established WU AML (Anti-money laundering) Compliance & Anti-Fraud programs, principles, standards & oversight expectations within assigned territory.
  • Implement policies and procedures designed to mitigate exposure and enhance compliance activities.
  • Ensure that the locations Compliance program is maintained and relevant and up to Western Union Compliance Minimum Standards
  • Conduct Anti-Fraud/Anti-money laundering awareness ad-hoc training for locations operators during onsite reviews
  • Provides guidance, policy interpretation, and support to Agents locations within the region.
  • Actively participates in Region Compliance discussions on risk and participates in governance and risk mitigation meetings as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the manager of the region: GDD-FIU-FRM referrals and escalations, agents reviews, regulatory outreach
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager of the region: manage referrals and escalations, agent reviews, and regulatory outreach

What You Will Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of the following: Business Administration, Law, Finance, Accounting, Economics with proven work experience within the financial services industry/Risk, Auditor Internal Control
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position within a financial industry or as compliance-officer and/or Risk, Audit and internal controller.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Detail oriented, excellent computer skills with all common MS Office programs
  • Very good presentation skills.
  • Aptitude for continuously learning and understanding AML(Anti-money laundering) risks and concerns as well as product uses and risks
  • Ability to operate multi-nationally with internal business partners and Agents
  • Ability to work in a self-directed and remote environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Western Union business practices, organizational structure
  • Demonstrated ability to draft clear and professional reports and other documents of a legal, compliance and business nature
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately work with confidential information
  • Ability to facilitate the collection of information through interviews, meetings etc.
  • Ability to articulate, communicate information to various audiences verbally and in writing
  • Excellent demonstrated organizational skills, including time management, record keeping, self-scheduling, and follow-up
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to act independently
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50% or less depending on work location and area assigned.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits
  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced compliance teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career
  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

How to Apply

Candidates who are interested in the Western Union Nigeria Recruitment should Click Here to Apply

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