Job Summary

The Risk & Compliance Manager will establish, implement and enforce a robust company-wide risk management and compliance framework and systems.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description

About the Role

The Risk & Compliance Manager will establish, implement and enforce a robust company-wide risk management and compliance framework and systems (policies, processes and tools) covering risk governance,BCP, internal audit and compliance. This role will also champion a culture of compliance throughout the Company to ensure everyone complies with external regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.


Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee the Company-wide risk management strategy, aligning all risk management and associated internal control activities to support achievement of business objectives.

  • Facilitate the integration of risk management policy and strategy into all department’s strategies and activities.

  • Review operational policies to ensure compliance with laws and regulations for the management and board approval. 

  • Develop contingency plans to deal with emergencies( perform annual BCP/DR risk analysis, planning, testing or live execution for the business.)

  • Ensure appropriate information on risk and internal controls is provided to the stakeholders of the Company in a timely manner to minimise/eliminate the adverse effects.

  • Ensure that risk identification and assessment activities are performed across the Company on a regular basis, Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) are reviewed and challenged where necessary and appropriate escalation procedures are in place.

  • Prepare budget to cater for audits, costs to be incurred to mitigate risks, insurances, etc 

  • Identify portfolio, operational, systems, resourcing and reputation risks and provide recommendations to reduce or control identified risks.

  • Review and provide recommendations/amendments on investment prospects and other proposals presented.

  • Liaise with HR (Learning & Talent) to develop group wide staff training programs that build risk and compliance awareness.

  • Prepare quarterly reports on the risk assessment.

  • Provide leadership to the Risk and Compliance Department.


Key Deliverables 

  • Risk & Compliance Strategy framework documents aligned to the Company Strategy.

  • Timely Reports

  • Status :Risk register, BCP Plan and Corrective Actions


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution.

  • Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), (CISA) or Risk Management will be an added advantage.

  • 7+ years Experience:  Risk Management in a medium to large-sized organization.

  • Strong analytical skills


Attributes & Competencies

  • Facilitating Change: Good communication skills for explaining complex concerns, policies and procedures to senior management & employees

  • Planning & Organization: Ability of execute strategy

  • Business Acumen: Deep understanding of regulations and the external working environment dynamics

  • Relationship Building: Excellent interpersonal skills and integrity 

  • Passion for Results: Willingness to contribute to the development of the workplace in a constructive and genuinely enthusiastic manner

  • Demonstrated flexibility, sensitivity and resilience in high pressure and changing work environment

  • Coaching & Developing others as a team leader within the Risk & Compliance department

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