Nation Media Head of Risk and Compliance Jobs in Kenya

Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media.



It attracts and serves audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. We are seeking to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual for the position of Head of Risk and Compliance.


The position is responsible for the development and implementation of the Company's risk management and compliance strategy, policies, maintaining and updating the risk and compliance frameworks and ensuring they are operating effectively, compiling and reporting risk and compliance information.


Key responsibilities


Develop, implement and coordinate the strategy for the risk and compliance function;

  • Develop and manage qualitative and quantitative risk reporting which meets the needs of the board in order to support effective decision making;
  • Continuously develop, enhance and embed the risk framework for managing risks across the group and ensure that processes are fit for purpose;
  • Develop and implement a robust compliance framework including the execution and monitoring of the obligations register, monitor and report compliance risks and issues
  • Establish an early warning or trigger system for breaches of the Company's appetite or limits. Ensure the framework for complaints, incidents and breaches of regulations, policies and standards is robust and effective;
  • Embed a positive culture of informed risk taking through training and awareness across the company;
  • Provide essential input and
    support to risk owners and challenge management of current issues and the development and implementation of strategy; and,
  • Monitor the risk register and implementation of actions plans and any potential changes in the environment likely to affect the risk profile of the company.


    Qualifications, skills and experience


  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field;
  • Relevant professional qualification such as CPA, CISA, Certified Risk and Compliance accreditations;
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in best practice risk management and compliance;
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and ability to build mutual trust and respect;
  • Ability to actively collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organization; and,
  • Ability to successfully manage stakeholder relationships and influence


    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 31st August, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; Nation Media Head of Risk and Compliance Jobs in Kenya


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