Panasonic Avionics Corporation Recruitment for Compliance Manager, Africa

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Panasonic Avionics Corporation Recruitment for Compliance Manager, Africa.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and installs customized in-flight entertainment and communications solutions to airlines worldwide.

Job Description

  • Company: Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Summary

The Compliance Manager, Africa will be responsible for ensuring that all employees and business partners in Africa understand applicable ITC Global and Panasonic polices (including Financial Crime, Anti Bribery & Corruption, Sanctions & Export Control and Conflicts of Interest Management) and ensure that all regulatory requirements are identified, processes are in place to ensure standards can be met, monitoring is undertaken and guidance and training for improvement is provided as necessary.


The role holder will be based in Accra, Ghana and will collaborate closely with Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s Regional Compliance Officer based in Dubai.

Training & Communications

  • Conduct or coordinate Ethics &Compliance training as part of regional/country onboarding processes
  • Identify risk areas and target audiences that could benefit from additional training opportunities
  • Conduct live (including web-based) targeted training to employees throughout Africa
  • Prepare and assist in preparing training materials for local and corporate initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) Office of Ethics & Compliance to suggest country-specific communications
  • Assist in advising on and/or coordinating translations of communications for Africa

Monitoring Oversight

  • Ensure that government notices and responses are coordinated through ITC Legal and PAC Office of Ethics & Compliance
  • Monitor regulatory environment as directed by ITC Global Legal & PAC Office of Ethics & Compliance
  • Support internal audits, as needed, and address issues identified in audits
  • Refer allegations of misconduct to the PAC Office of Ethics & Compliance.


  • Establish yourself as a business partner in the region who can provide direct compliance counsel with minimal oversight on questions related to the E&C program, including gifts & entertainment, donations, charitable contributions, compliance with anti-corruption laws, etc.
  • In conjunction with ITC Legal, provide business support for new client opportunities (e.g., KYC, government clients), strategic alliances, partnerships, subcontractor relationships, etc., as such relationships are further developed
  • Provide counseling and/or coordinate with ITC Legal and PAC Office of Ethics & Compliance, as appropriate, on regional specific tasks


  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, revising, and implementing E&C corporate policies and procedures
  • Identify country-specific compliance issues and determine if a regional version of any policy or implementing procedures are needed; lead development of the same
  • Monitor external environmental for possible changes that would impact the E&C program, policies, procedures, and etc.

Third Party Due Diligence & Reputational Assessments

  • Serve as point-of-contact for anti-corruption due diligence reviews for vendors and business partners, client reputational screenings and potential M&A targets in Africa and provide assessments of potential risks associated with these transactions
  • Train relevant business personnel on third party due diligence, client reputational screening and communication efforts to ensure awareness of the formalized processes
  • Interact directly with Business Sponsors to educate them on and to address their questions and concerns regarding the due diligence process
  • Coordinate training of third parties, as needed
  • Act as an ambassador for the E&C program and coordinate with other functions to escalate ancillary issues revealed during  diligence and reputational reviews to appropriate subject matter experts, clarifying the processes, and supporting anti-corruption due diligence and reputational screenings in non-vendor transactions
  • Participate in cross-functional efforts (e.g., with Legal, Procurement, etc.) to streamline and expedite the anti-corruption due diligence and reputational screening processes.


  • Degree Level education; law degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years anti-corruption compliance experience with emphasis on regional issues on the African continent.
  • Understanding of compliance laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.K. Bribery Act, global competition laws, and data privacy.

Knowledge / Skill requirements

  • Fluent English (both written and spoken) is essential. French language ability a plus
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, in addition to a demonstrated record of cross-functional collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, including an ability to deliver crisp, clear and concise executive presentations; professional presence and ability to interact effectively with executive management
  • Capable of inspiring trust and confidence through effective communication and interpersonal skills with employees at all levels of the Company
  • Demonstrated track record of being proactive, managing multiple complex projects simultaneously, and focusing on critical priorities with little or no supervision
  • Fluent English (both written and spoken) is essential. French language ability a plus
  • Strong work ethic and ability to produce high-quality work under deadline pressures
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment; sensitivity to and an understanding of cultural differences.
  • Occasional and sometimes unpredictable travel, including international travel, is required.
  • Ability to work extended and weekend hours as required in a global corporate environment

    How to Apply

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