Compliance Officer / Senior Compliance Officer

Bærum, Norway
Apply by:
March 31, 2019
Position type:
Employee (Office / Offshore Core)
Competency area:

Our legal team are looking for a Compliance Officer or a Senior Compliance Officer to strengthen our organization in Oslo, Norway, to support the development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana.

This role will be involved in management of third-parties and execution of integrity due diligence procedure on business partners. Support in compliance program design and implementation, including training, risk assessment and monitoring audit controls (anti-bribery and corruption compliance (ABC), fraud, AML, economic sanctions and export control regulations, and human rights).

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Our values are Transparent, Safe, secure & sustainable, Innovative, Decisive; Respectful; Value Creating. These values are integral part of our Company and the right candidate for Aker Energy identifies with these qualities.

Responsibilities and tasks

Responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Perform Integrity Due Diligence (IDDs) of suppliers, develop monitoring and audit plans and procedures and participate in tracking performance, prepare reports and recommendations to the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and management teams
  • Assist in internal and external audits of suppliers, prepare audit reports and report findings to CCO and management teams
  • Work closely with other corporate functions such as Procurement, HSSE, CRS, Legal and Aker Energy Ghana on supplier IDDs, audits and follow-up plans
  • Contribute in the development of the company’s overall compliance program such as update of company policies and procedures within different workstreams, training and communication, reporting to the Executive Management Team and Board of Directors, and provide general advice and guidance to business and staff functions
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory changes through industry publications, seminars, professional affiliations and industry meetings
  • Participate actively in the Legal & Compliance team and contribute to developing a team that delivers high quality and business oriented legal and compliance advice to Aker Energy

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Master’s degree Law, Forensic Accountant or Business Economics
  • 2-5 years of experience within third party management and integrity due diligence (IDD), business ethics training, monitoring and control
  • Experience with third-party management and IDD work within the industry or at forensic accounting firm
  • Strong knowledge and experience within relevant regulations (anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) compliance in particular), their application and interpretation for practical use in an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Norwegian
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in teams

We offer

  • We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others
  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact:

Matthew Cross, Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions, e-mail:

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.