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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Insurance Company Head of Risk & Compliance Job in Kenya

Our Client a leading Insurance Company seeks to recruit a self-driven individual for the position of Head of Risk & Compliance.
The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for enhancing and protecting  organisational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight.
The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the vision, mission and strategic plan for the organization;
  • Leverage insights gained from customers, research on industry and economic trends and environmental information to improve business decisions and knowledge base for on-going operational and strategic planning;
  • Drive, track and monitor key metrics to confirm achievement of the risk and compliance plans and their contribution to the overall strategic business plan;
  • Develop a Group Risk Policy that aligns with Group strategic Plan;
  • Drive training & sensitization of employees on risk management & compliance;
  • Update and consolidate the Enterprise Risk register within the organization;
  • Prepare and present an annual Risk & Compliance Review Plan to the Board for consideration and approval;
  • Manage the execution of the Risk & Compliance assessment Plan;
  • Engage stakeholders through the risk & compliance review process ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed at all stages of the review process;
  • Facilitate statutory and external reviews;
  • Prepare and present comprehensive and insightful reports for all risk and compliance assessments undertaken;
  • Track and monitor all Risk & Compliance assessments findings and ensure recommendations made are addressed;
  • Design and maintain a responsive Risk Management team;
  • Hold full financial responsibilities for the Risk & Compliance function; and
  • Develop departmental budgets, schedule expenditure, analyse variances and take corrective actions to address variances.
Desired Competencies
  • Business Acumen;
  • Drive for Results;
  • Strategic Leadership;
  • Financial Acumen;
  • Analytical Skills;
  • Business Acumen;
  • People Development and
  • Passion for Results.
  • A Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related from a recognised institution;
  • A holder of FRM/IRM/IRM/ACAMS or equivalent qualification;
  • Proficiency in computer software applications and GRC software applications;
  • A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience in Risk and Compliance in a reputable firm in a mid-senior role;
How to Apply
If you are qualified and up to the challenge please visit and apply online by 5pm 15th February 2017.
Kindly attach your CV in word format.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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