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Head of Compliance & Regulatory at Vodafone Cameroon

   (Yaoundé, Cameroun)

Posted : 11 September, 2017
Category : Accounting, Auditing, Finance   Location : Yaoundé, Cameroun
Job type : Full Time

JOB TITLE: Head of Compliance & Regulatory
REPORTS TO: Compliance & Regulatory Director
DEPARTMENT: HR-Compliance & Regulatory
LOCATION: Yaounde (include travels)

Role purpose

  • Ensure Compliance to internal processes and policies, applicable laws and regulations, in the Office including Group Compliance agendas
  • Ensure a conducive environment with the main stakeholders to impact positively on the company’s image and performances.
  • Ensure Compliance to internal processes and policies, applicable laws and regulations, in the Office including Group Compliance agendas

Role definition and Responsabilities

  • Implement Group Compliance agenda and directives
  • Relevant strategic input into and management of implementation of Group’s Regulatory and Compliance agenda
  • Input into Regulatory policies/regulations, legislative framework and future impact of new Regulatory policies and legislation – with a specific focus on compliance
  • Ensure effective implementation of the Group Strategy within the office by means of legal researches, providing direction, trainings, coachings, standard procedures, roadmaps and support to operations teams and Management.
  • Understand the impact of potential changes driven by the local regulators, industry, marketplace, and/or legal environment and report these back to Management.
  • Input into strategies for ensuring future compliance and mitigation of risk i.e. Material legislations, fines and reporting requirements of various regulators.
  • Monitor and report to Group Legal / Management on the compliance of best practice and processes within Office structures
  • Be up to date on all relevant compliance and regulatory requirements within the local Telecommunications Industry and support activities (supply chain, contracts drafting, trade, competition and corporate regulations)
  • Ensure training to management on legislative requirements and appropriate compliance methodologies
  • Actively collaborate with Compliance & Regulatory Director and Group Legal.
  • Assist Compliance & Regulatory Director to lobby key stakeholders to shape and change policy and draft legislation

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes


  • The ideal candidate will have a recognized Master degree or Bacc+5 qualification with supplemental law Regulatory, Economics or Technology, education.


  • A Minimum of 7 years professional experience with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
  • 3 years of experience in Senior legal, Accounting / Audit position within a legal, audit, or accounting organization or as a Compliance Officer in a highly regulated industry, preferably telecommunications
  • Experience of local Regulatory landscape
  • Any other specifications
  • Proven track record of technical and specialized know-how around Regulatory and Compliance space
  • Previous success in implementing organization-wide Regulatory and Compliance policies
  • Abreast of local mindset & best practices relating to Regulatory and Compliance
  • Be able to work under pressure in a fluid regulatory environment
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Confident and assertive with a positive attitude

Personal Attributes

  • Skills – Ability to manage government relationships and audits – Ability to manage teams – Ability to align Group standards to local regulatory environments – Good written and oral French and English skills.


  • Influencing and Communication – Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. Acts confident and should be able to convey complex content in an easy and clear way to audience on all levels in the organization. A team player who generates enthusiasm and builds effective working relationships


  • Knowledge–  Ability to think innovatively and develop strong implementation plans for strategies to overcome complex business and industry challenges – Proficient knowledge of the legal, regulatory and compliance environments – Organizational awareness – Knowledge of political, regulatory, and general economic conditions of the local environment

How to apply

• Please send your CV with Motivation letter by email at careers@vodafone.cm

• Please mention “Head of Compliance & Regulatory” as subject of your email

Deadline September 22nd, 2017.

• Applications not following the guidelines above will not be considered.