Head, Risk Management For ERecruiter Head, Risk Management For ERecruiter
Head, Risk Management For ERecruiter
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3 Jul 2020

Full TimeHead, Risk Management for eRecruiter

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Job Description

Head, Risk Management

Our client is a propriety investment group of company. They currently have an opening for Head, Risk Management – Lagos . The ideal candidate will be responsible for championing risk management practices and ensuring compliance across the group.
Job Profile
Success in this role will judged based on the following:
  • No of systemic risks identified.
  • Percentage of process areas involved in risk assessments
  • Percentage of key risks monitored
  • Percentage of key risk mitigated
  • Percentage number of staff trained in critical risk management techniques.
  • Regular and timely inspection activities
  • KYC documentation fully in place for all customers
  • Proper process in place for credit request from clients and sign off
  • Effectiveness of instituted systems in ensuring all conditions precedents met before disbursement
  • Thorough review of product process flow
  • Timely and discreet execution of investigations
  • Successful coordination of timely periodic audits in all units along with detailed reports
  • Comprehensive, clear, and constructive reports
  • Detailed reports to enable effective management action
  • Minimum exceptions found by external auditors
  • Design, implement and communicate Group’s enterprise
  • risk management process and control policies/objectives.
  • Work with Group Management in integrating risk management policies and practices into the strategic plans of the group and its entities
  • Assist in developing and monitoring risk mitigation strategies for critical risk areas within the Group and its entities.
  • Provide risk management advice to management, identifying emerging risks and advising the board on the options to manage and ensure compliance.
  • Work with business units to establish, maintain and continuously improve risk management capabilities
  • Monitor activities of all business units to ensure compliance with internal control and risk management policies
  • Conduct periodic risk management education and training
  • Coordinate the compilation and continuous review of a detailed transaction process flow for all key activities in the organisation and define control measures to ensure compliance
  • Provide an independent view regarding proposed business plans and transactions
  • Implement policies for internal control/ inspection and evaluate risks in operational activities.
  • Ensure that all allegations of financial irregularity, fraud and corruption are promptly and fully investigated.
  • Facilitate company-wide risk assessments and monitor priority risk areas across the Group and its subsidiaries.
  • Prepare periodic risk assessment reports for Management and
  • Board Risk & Compliance Committee providing update on status and departure from established policies, procedures and other exceptions.
  • Ensure effective alignment between the enterprise risk management process and the internal audit process.
  • Create a culture that emphasizes the business’ commitment to internal controls, risk management and ethical standards.
  • Ensure an effective internal compliance team is fully functional and all control measures are adhered to.
  • Maintain a centralized reporting system that captures and records any breaches in compliance.
  • Maintain working knowledge of relevant legislation, statutory instruments, codes of practice, and organisation policies, and ensure adherence
  • Investigate all breaches and near breaches of all regulations and statutes and report material breaches in compliance as required as soon as reasonably practicable.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • First degree or its equivalent in a numerate discipline (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and so on)
  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting may be preferred
  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification may be beneficial
  • Proven risk advisory or corporate governance experience at a senior level
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and control
  • Experience with auditing and reporting procedures
  • Familiarity with industry compliance standards and regulation.• Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge and Assets and Liabilities management (ALM)
  • Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Commercial awareness
  • Numerical skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to understand broader business issues

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