Cluster Compliance Officer at Providus Bank – 4 Openings

Providus Bank Plc, a leading Personal and Private commercial bank in Nigeria renowned for its robust IT infrastructure and digital channels supporting fin-techs and businesses, is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Cluster Compliance Officer.

Job Title: Cluster Compliance Officer

Locations: Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt – Rivers, and Akure – Ondo

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary: The Cluster Compliance Officer will play a crucial role in ensuring adherence to all regulations governing banking operations within the branch/cluster. This includes analyzing risks, reviewing compliance issues, and maintaining a strong control environment across the bank. The primary focus will be on daily reviews of branch activities, risk-based assessments, liaising with branches to resolve compliance issues, and conducting regular training on AML/CFT and other compliance-related areas.


  1. Conduct daily reviews of branch activities, assessing compliance with regulations and AML/CFT programs.
  2. Perform risk-based reviews of newly opened accounts, ensuring completeness of documentation and accuracy of customer information.
  3. Liaise with branches to resolve compliance and AML/CFT issues, managing ad hoc compliance projects as required.
  4. Monthly review of regulatory notices in branches, addressing exceptions noted.
  5. Conduct monthly training on AML/CFT and other compliance-related areas across the bank/branches.
  6. Track and report all cases of compliance breaches, evaluating implications on the bank’s business.
  7. Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability through regular analysis, propose corrective action plans, and provide guidance on resolution and prevention.
  8. Daily review of compliance with regulatory requirements on customer profiling/risk rating and advise on Enhanced Due Diligence for high-risk customers.
  9. Review compliance with regulations and best practices on watchlist and PEPs screening during customer onboarding.
  10. Prepare Compliance awareness memos for monthly staff sensitization and collaborate with corporate communication for memo publication.
  11. Identify training needs and assist in developing and presenting compliance training sessions for all staff.
  12. Weekly reviews and reports on all forms of compliance breaches to the Chief Compliance Officer.


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least 5 years of banking experience in compliance, internal control & operations.
  • Professional Compliance Certification (CAMS, CRCMP, AND DCP) preferred.
  • Knowledge and use of technology-based tools for controls and data security compliance.
  • Knowledge of Internal Audit, Internal control, and compliance.
  • Regulatory liaison and regulator audit management skills.
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and an understanding of risk & regulatory requirements.

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

Method of Application: Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply online.