Assistant Risk and Compliance Officer

Panda Africa


Panda Africa is a licensed micro-finance institution that was incorporated and registered as a limited company in 2016 under Cap 388 company’s Act of the Laws of Zambia.

Our mission is to make financing accessible and affordable across Africa and the mandate is to provide tailor made affordable loans with flexible repayments to enable customers meet urgent financial needs with ease. We believe credit should be easily accessible to people. Anyone should be able to borrow as long as they have the capacity and willingness to pay back.

The role is critical in maintaining high integrity and reputation of the company, as well as minimising legal and financial risks, to ensure that the company adheres to legal standards and in-house policies. You will be responsible for enforcing regulations in all aspects and levels of business as well as provide guidance on compliance matters

Duties and Responsibilities include

  • Support external reviews and audits.
  • Implement the annual compliance plan under the guidance of a senior compliance officer or team leader.
  • Assist in reporting suspicious transactions.
  • Conduct compliance reviews.
  • Develop and maintain all risk and compliance manuals.
  • Offer compliance advice to business units and functions.
  • Aid senior compliance officers in arranging, designing, and conducting compliance training.
  • Identify common compliance vulnerabilities and propose fundamental compliance measures to mitigate risks.

Experience and Qualification/Skills

  • Proven experience working as  a Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or related field
  • Certified compliance professional is a plus
  • 2 years experience working  in a Micro Finance Company.

How to apply:

Candidates who meet the above requirements are encouraged to send a CV and cover letter in PDF format as one document to


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