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Risk Management and Compliance Officer

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Candidate Profile
The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:
o Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Business Administration, Risk Management, Finance or anyother related field from a recognised University;
o A Master’s Degree in related field will be an added advantage;
o Relevant Professional qualification, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Finalist orCertified Internal Auditor (CIA), (CISA) or Risk Management;
o Seven (7) years’ experience in Risk Management and Compliance with knowledgeof current best practices and trends;
o At least three (3) years’ experience with donor funded organization;


• Will work closely with the Internal Auditor to ensure implementation of therecommendation of the consultant, external auditor and those of the Board’s Auditand Risk Committee;
• Develop and implement a risk management framework for KCIC group to ensure allaspects of the Group’s operations are in line with relevant regulations;
• In liaison with the management team, facilitate the embedding of the risk assessmentin planning and decision making through developing and monitoring of key riskappetite metrics and risk indicators;
• Ensuring that there is regular updating of risk register for the KCIC group, includingprogress towards implementing the risk mitigation actions;
• Provide support to managers in analysing and strengthening existing processes onrisk & compliance issues and on maintaining an effective internal controlenvironment to support operational efficiency;
• Work with the staff to ensure that the use of all KCIC group resources is in conformitywith strategic plans/project plans, current policies and procedures, and donorfunding agreements and requirements;
• Ensure that there are adequate internal control systems with clear accountabilities,including performance and risk management systems, monitoring and oversightprocesses and techniques, tools, processes to support their implementation;
• Conduct regular and ad hoc risk assessments within KCIC group to identify andevaluate risks, assess effectiveness of the internal controls, and assess the potentialfor fraud and corruption in operational activities as well as compliance of theorganization on statutory and regulatory requirements;
• Continuously assess and evaluate risks and identify mitigation mechanisms;
• Conduct and document compliance risk assessments for each function within KCICgroup to ascertain compliance with risk management policy, standard operatingprocedures and set guidelines;
• Develop and prepare a comprehensive risk information packs to share with externalstakeholders such as the board, donors, and partners;
• Coordinate and provide training programs related to specific risk managementareas within KCIC group for its staff as well as KCIC clients;
• Keep abreast of local and global best practices with respect to compliance andrisk management for the Group’s operations and make recommendations;
• Responsible for regulatory compliance management including monitoring andreporting on changes to applicable statutes and regulations.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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