Head Quality Assurance Vacancies in Absa Group Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Full Time

Website Absa Group

This Job Listing is about Absa Group in Johannesburg Metropolitan Area 2022

About the job

Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us

With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary

Plan, execute and manage monitoring assignments in accordance with the

Africa Compliance Monitoring plan and relevant policies, procedures and

quality standards. The Head is responsible for setting the quality standards for

the Assurance Function, ensuring that these adhere to external and internal

regulations and policies, and ensuring implementation, embedment and

adherence of these within the Compliance Assurance Function.

Job Description

Maintain a robust and comprehensive Quality Assurance and Improvement Program, and perform key administrative and managerial activities for the QA Compliance department

  • Utilisation of in depth knowledge of the Assurance Methodology to design, manage and report on the QA reviews performed
  • Responsible for maintenance of the Assurance Methodology and associated templates
  • Develop, lead and co-ordinate the M&T training programme
  • On an ongoing basis and through review of deliverables, provide real-time coaching to the M&T teams and feedback to the Heads of Compliance on any corrective actions or process enhancements identified during reviews
  • Develop, maintain, and report on key M&T metrics to measure the quality and timeliness of the M&T activities and other deliverables
  • Provide a holistic view on all M&T activities performed across AGL through consolidated reporting on the outcome of M&T activities on a monthly basis included status of actions as well as reviews in progress
  • Ensure consistency in quality of reports issued by being a standing member of the Quality Circles
  • Ensure an effective planning process including facilitation of the completion of the Assurance Coverage plan
  • Co-ordination of any Group-Wide Compliance Assurance activities such as System Developments and Audits
  • Seek opportunities to continuously improve the department including identifying areas to automate and streamline existing processes
  • Bring a systematic, disciplined, risk based approach to the Compliance Monitoring & Testing activity by being an integral part of the review planning process
  • Build an effective and trusting relationship with the M&T teams and various internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist the department in keeping current on changes and emerging best practices of the QA profession; undertake research into other emerging issues and opportunities
  • Demonstrate professional skepticism and personal accountability
  • Perform key administrative and managerial activities for the QA Compliance department
  • Fulfilment of any adhoc activities as required


Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Financial Sciences (Required)

Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

Company: Absa Group

Vacancy Type: Full-time 

Job Location: Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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