Product Risk and Compliance Manager Job in Kenya

About the Role:

The Product Risk and Compliance Manager for IoT-enabled
Electric Cooking Appliances is responsible for overseeing all legal and
compliance aspects related to the development, manufacturing, importation,
packaging, assembly, and operation of our IoT-enabled electric cooking
appliances in Sub-Saharan Africa.

This role ensures adherence to local and international
laws, regulations, and standards governing the production, distribution, and
use of these appliances.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Legal
Compliance Management
:

Monitor, interpret, and ensure
compliance with local, regional, and international laws, regulations, and
standards applicable to IoT-enabled electric cooking appliances.

Develop and implement compliance
strategies to ensure product conformity throughout the product lifecycle.

Regulatory
Affairs Oversight:


Interface with regulatory bodies and
agencies to obtain necessary certifications, permits, and approvals for product
importation, assembly, and operations.

Keep abreast of evolving regulatory
requirements and proactively adjust strategies to maintain compliance.

Product
Development Support:

Collaborate with cross-functional
teams during the product design and development phase to integrate compliance
measures into the product roadmap.

Review product specifications,
documentation, and technical data to ensure alignment with regulatory
standards.

Supply
Chain and Operations Compliance:

Evaluate and manage compliance risks
across the supply chain, including vendor compliance assessments and due
diligence.

Oversee compliance aspects related to
packaging, labelling, and documentation for imports, ensuring conformity with
local regulations.

Audit
and Risk Management:

Conduct regular audits and assessments
to identify compliance gaps and potential risks. Implement corrective measures
as needed.

Develop risk mitigation strategies to
address legal and compliance challenges proactively.

Training
and Awareness:

Provide training and guidance to
internal stakeholders on legal and compliance requirements pertinent to product
development, importation, and operations.

Documentation
and Reporting:

Maintain comprehensive records of
compliance activities, certifications, and regulatory approvals.

Generate periodic reports on
compliance status, updates, and recommendations for senior management.

Technology
Risk Management
:

Assess and mitigate technology-related
risks, including the theft of intellectual property (IP) associated with
IoT-enabled devices.

Collaborate with technology and
security teams to implement measures safeguarding proprietary information and
ensuring adherence to cybersecurity protocols.

Monitor technology integrity and
functionality to prevent depreciations or vulnerabilities that could compromise
appliance operations or data security.

Develop contingency plans to mitigate
country infrastructure technology risk.

Skills and Experience:

Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent legal
degree with a focus on regulatory compliance or related field.

5+ years of experience in legal and
compliance roles within the consumer electronics, home appliances, or IoT
industry.

Thorough understanding of regulatory
frameworks in Sub-Saharan Africa related to consumer products, electrical
appliances, and IoT devices.

Strong knowledge of standards such as
IEC, ISO, and local regulatory certifications applicable to electric cooking
appliances.

Experience interfacing with regulatory
authorities and managing compliance in a cross-functional environment.

Excellent communication, negotiation,
and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work independently, manage
multiple priorities, and drive compliance initiatives across diverse
geographical areas.

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