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Ad Placed
17 Jul 2017 08:30:19
Ksh 100 - Ksh 150 PER MONTH
Employment Type
Full time
Nairobi, City Centre
Sovereign Group Limited

Reporting to: Chief Risk Officer

Duty station: Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities
 Responsible for managing business risks at the Group level; ensuring opportunities within the corporate risk framework are proactively leveraged by advising the management on effective levers and mitigation measures.
 Assist in conducting and documenting the compliance risk assessments for each function in the business Unit.
 Monitor and track relevant operational risk activities including regular review and follow up of functional risk self-assessments at scheduled intervals.
 Develop an operational risk database and update compliance periodically to maintain the agreed benchmarks.
Coordinate with the Business Unit Heads and the Departmental Heads in conducting regular risk self-assessments schedules and action plans.
Conduct internal audits from time to time to test effectiveness of controls and systems.
Track and enforce closure of corrective actions arising from internal audits in liaison with the Chief Risk Officer.
To assist in any special assignments and investigations as may be required by the management into any matter or activity affecting operating efficiency.
Minimum qualifications, Experience and Skills
A bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or their equivalent from a recognized university.
Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) or equivalent
Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) and OR Certified Internal Auditor(CIA) qualifications and membership to the respective professional bodies an added advantage
Member of the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
At least five years relevant experience, three (3) of which must be in Internal Audit & Risk management.
Experience in an organization operating within an ERP environment is mandatory.
Experience in Audit in a large organization will be an added advantage.
He/she must have the ability to work in a very fast and high pressure environment and deliver timely results.

Personal attributes:
Interpersonal skills
Analytical skills
Honesty and integrity
If you believe you have the requisite qualifications and experience to deliver in this important role, please send your CV and application letter via e-mail to the Group Human Resources, Sovereign Group Ltd –

Applications will be considered until July 20, 2017

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