Senior Legal Officer (Anti-Money Laundering-Combating the Financing of Terrorism Unit) - 1 Post

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The Bank of Tanzania, an equal opportunity employer and Tanzania‟s central bank, is looking for suitably qualified young Tanzanian citizens of high personal integrity to fill the following vacant positions at the Head Office and at its Branches in Mwanza, Mbeya, Arusha, Zanzibar and Training Institute, Mwanza.

Position: Senior Legal Officer (Anti-Money Laundering-Combating the Financing of Terrorism Unit) - 1 Post 

Reports to: Head of Unit 
Contract type: Contract for unspecified period of time 
Location: Head Office, Dar es Salaam 

Job Purpose: 
To assist the Head of Unit in executing Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Financing Terrorism (AML – CFT) compliance tasks and in ensuring Bank‟s adherence to prevailing AML-CFT laws, regulations, policies, guidelines and recommended practices. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 
a) Reporting to the Head of Unit on anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism compliance matters; 
b) Advising on adequacy and effectiveness of AML-CFT policy, procedures and controls on money laundering activities in the Bank; 
c) Reviewing and assessing suspicious transactions reported to the Bank‟s AML & CFT office and advising the head of unit accordingly; 
d) Providing technical support to AML-CFT reporting officers on the detection and prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism activities; 
e) Assisting the Head of Unit in conducting anti-money laundering awareness and education programs for Bank‟s reporting officers and other employees on AML-CFT laws, legislations, policies, guidelines and procedures; 
f) Maintaining customer records and suspicious transaction reports; 
g) Preparing reports on money laundering and financing terrorism related transactions; 
h) Liaising with relevant authorities and counterparts within and outside the Bank on AML & CFT initiatives; 
i) Performing other related duties as may be assigned by the Head of Unit. 

Education/Professional Qualifications Required: 
a) Master‟s Degree in Law; 
b) Knowledge of Banking and Finance; 
c) At least six (6) years of relevant working experience; 
d) Professional qualifications or certification in banking or AML will be an added advantage. 

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit the following for consideration of the applications:
a)         A curriculum vitae (CV);
b)         Certified copies of certificates, birth certificate and other relevant certificates;
c)         Two recent passport size photographs;
d)         Names and addresses of two reputable referees;
e)         Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers.
f)         Applicants with academic certificates from foreign universities must submit proof of accreditation of issuing institutions.

Application should be addressed to:

Deputy Governor (AIC),
Bank of Tanzania,
P. O. Box 2939,

Closing Date: 
Applications should reach the Deputy Governor‟s Office on or before 6.00 pm on 11th November, 2013. 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 



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