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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.
Drive for Results;
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;