KMFRI Risk Management and Quality Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Risk Management and Quality Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and responsibilities of the officer entail;

  • Implementing of quality assurance and risk management strategies, policies and procedures to ensure achievement of objectives;

  • Carrying out risk assessments for various processes in the Institute;

  • Champion monthly review of controls and report on effectiveness of the controls;

  • Monitoring adherence to quality systems and comply with brand standards, governmental controls and ISO quality standards and maintaining requisite documents;

  • Implementing Quality Systems;

  • To ensure that only products that meet the company’s quality standards are produced and delivered to customers;

  • Providing timely feedback on potential quality deviation and providing support for rectification of anomaly;

  • Assist to roll-out risk awareness initiatives;

  • Obtain and consolidate the various risk and compliance reports from the various departments/ units to ensure proper documentation;

  • Updating Directorate/Departmental and corporate risk registers;

  • Assist with administrative aspects of the risk and compliance unit;

  • Work with external parties to investigate and provide evidence where a breach of controls has been identified;

  • Develop and monitor due diligence procedures and KYC documentation that will be used for on boarding of business partners;

  • Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operational and technical staff,

  • Maintaining controls and documentation procedures and policies;

  • Implementing annual quality assurance and enterprise risk management plan;

  • Carrying out quarterly routine awareness programs to management on risk management;

  • Carrying out quarterly audits to ensure compliance with ISO procedures;

  • Conducting and scheduling effective training for staff in regard to quality management systems and risk management;

  • Preparing of reports for each quality assurance and risk management assignment to risk/ process
    owners; and

  • Monitoring implementation of agreed risk management mitigation measures with risk/process owners.

    Requirements for Appointment/Person Specification

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science such as Finance, Economics, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Statistics, Business Studies, Project Management, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Professional certification in risk management;

  • At least 3 years experience in designing, documenting and implementing risk management systems is an added advantage;

  • Proficient in computer applications;

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;

  • Ability to analyze data and identify trends and patterns; and

  • Ability to adhere to a code of ethical conduct;

  • Attention to detail.

    Key Competencies and skills

  • Knowledge of different quality management systems eg. ISO Standards;

  • Good problem-solving skills;

  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;

  • Risk assessment skills;

  • Compliance management;

  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, can prioritize tasks under pressure;

  • Communication skills;

  • Report writing skills;

  • Interpersonal skills;

  • Organizational skills; and

  • Team building.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Risk Management and Quality Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

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