Risk and Compliance Specialist
Johannesburg, ZA
3d ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za

Johannesburg - To support for development and implementation of risk management processes within the Rest of Africa Group as per approved plans and processes, including risk identification, risk mitigation, ongoing monitoring of residual risk within the relevant entities and structures.

Also, to facilitate and support the embedding of risk management processes in the relevant entities and structures. Support development and implementation of the improvement of the Group’s risk profile through recommendations and facilitation of appropriate risk responses and assurance activities.

Risk Management Ensure integration of risk management into business processes. Assist in developing and implementation of risk management methodologies Facilitate the ongoing identification and assessment of all risks affecting the achievement of strategic, tactical and operational objectives and provide input into the management of risk.

Document and support effective communication of key risks as required. Identify and analyse areas of potential risk and mitigating factors and recommend ways to control or reduce risk for the business.

Mitigate risk by conducting reviews to support compliance with the Risk Management Framework. Provide input into the determination and quantification of risk values, risk appetite and risk tolerance limits in line with the approved Risk Management Framework.

Create awareness and promote risk management throughout the Business as per role and responsibilities. Maintain an incident register for the group.

Risk Management System Contribute to the development of Risk Management systems. Champion group-wide Risk Management System initiatives Maintain input and data quality of Risk Management systems for The Company Combined Assurance Facilitate the implementation of combined assurance based on an approved framework Perform second line of defence responsibilities as defined in the combined assurance framework Follow up with management to verify closure and status of assurance provider findings together with improving the risk profile.

Compliance and Best Practice Research best practice for recommendation to adoption and alignment of existing practices. DOA implementation and compliance monitoring Ensure close collaboration of all compliance activities with assurance providers Identify critical functional / regional policies and perform risk prioritised compliance activities Reporting Report to management on strategic, business and operational risks.

Report issues of non-compliance to management as per the approved communication channels and aligned with the role and responsibilities.

Report on functional / regional / The Companies risk registers Provide input into the overall risk management culture. Monthly / Quarterly risk management reporting to the management and various risk forums Stakeholder Management Build, support and maintain healthy diverse internal (peers, team, business) as well as external (providers) relationships as per approved framework as aligned with role and responsibilities and to support the implementation of remedial actions where required to reduce risk.

Provide relevant and specialised technical support / advice to stakeholders as outlined in role and responsibilities. Engage and liaise with senior management as required in the role.

Skills and Experience Qualifications and experience / skills Minimum requirement Post-graduate qualification in finance, risk or internal audit In excess of 6 years’ experience in a risk-focused / internal audit-focused role At least 3 years of exposure to senior management Strong project management skills.

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills. Essential Drivers licence and own vehicle Ability to travel. Preferred Certification in risk management or internal audit Member of the Institute of Risk Management / Institute of Internal Auditors Working knowledge of data analytics Competencies - Behavioral Holistic thinking Risk management Critical reasoning Persuading and influencing Relationship management Team work Stakeholder management Competencies Technical Understand relevant Risk Management and Compliance Software Knowledge of Enterprise-wide Risk Management Process Financial Management Knowledge of relevant Legislation Advanced MS Word;
  • Advanced MS Excel; Advanced MS PowerPoint; Moderate MS SharePoint Portal Advanced understanding of risk / internal audit practices and processes Excellent interpersonal skills Organised, methodical, and detail-oriented;
  • ability to prioritise and effectively manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently, from start to finish. Self-starter and quick learner Excellent report writing skills Customer service orientation (internal and external) Solution driven and flexible approach Efficient administration processes Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

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