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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.
Qualifications
  • 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 www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php 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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