Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Senior Risk Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Senior Risk Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Job Title : Senior Risk Officer

Reporting to : Assistant Director, Internal Audit & Risk

Department : Internal Audit & Risk

Job Grade : Caj 5

No. Of Posts : 1

Terms of Employment : Permanent & Pensionable

Duty Station : Head Office

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk assessments on the Commission ’s programmes, which will involve identifying, describing and profiling risks affecting the organisation;

  • Implement the strategic risk management vision for the Commission and ensure that risk management policies and strategies comply with applicable laws, regulations and the strategic objectives;

  • Develop and improve risk management tools, practices, and policies enabling the analysis and reporting of risk according to the risk management framework;

  • Develop and foster a coherent risk culture and risk management philosophy to effectively embed in the Commission;

  • Guide the integration of enterprise risk management strategies with other Commission activities;

  • Ensure that the Commission’s risk identification, analysis , mitigation and monitoring capabilities are cost effective;

  • Liaise with departmental/unit heads in compilation of and monitoring of risk registers;

  • Provide support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the Commission;

  • Evaluate the adequacy of the Commission’s internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the goals and objectives;

  • Prepare risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences;

  • Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are taking place as required;

  • Proactively identify emerging risks and suggest mitigation measures;

  • Conduct compliance checks in conformance to policies, rules and regulations, in liaison with auditors;

  • Support/undertake the provision of assurance and consultancy services;

  • Any other duties as may be assigned

    Job Specification

    appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Served in the grade of a Risk Management Officer I or its equivalent for a minimum period of four (4) years;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Risk Management, Project Management, Business Management, Finance, Economics, Accounting or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Professional qualifications in accountancy, risk or audit will be an added advantage;

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;

  • Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

    All interested candidates who meet the job indent for this position are encouraged to send hard copy of their application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of their academic and professional certificates together with a clear National Identification card indicating the job reference number by 13th September’ 2022 at 4.30p.m. to:-

    The Commission Secretary
    Commission on Administrative Justice
    2nd Floor, Westend Towers – Waiyaki Way
    P O Box 20414 City Square 00200

    For more information and job application details, see; Commission on Administrative Justice Office of the Ombudsman Senior Risk Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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