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.
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.
Risk & Compliance Strategy framework documents aligned to the Company Strategy.
Status :Risk register, BCP Plan and Corrective Actions
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