SENIOR RISK MANAGER – BUSINESS ASSURANCE

Career
Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Ensure that the company’s Governance, Risk Management and Business Continuity Management processes are operating effectively.

THE JOB

  • Champion the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework across the Company.
  • Lead the performance of the annual Enterprise Risk Assessment process
  • Ensure there are skills and understanding of risk management, risk appetite and risk governance.
  • Identify and report on emerging risk trends.
  • Ensure that processes are in place to facilitate the identification, measurement, assessment, monitoring, and controlling of risks in the Company.
  • Provide Management with practical, cost-effective recommendations for mitigating risks as discussed with business and process owners.
  • Promote risk awareness and provide education and training on risk management.
  • Conduct company-wide Risk and Control Self-Assessment and develop and maintain a comprehensive Risk Register.
  • Provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk treatments and related control activities.
  • Drive the annual review and update of the Company’s risk management policies and procedures.
  • Enhance FMN’s ability to respond to business disruption consistently and effectively.
  • Communicate regularly with leadership and ensuring consistent reporting of business continuity risks and compliance against identified controls.
  • Adopt a business partnering perspective, influencing key stakeholders to strengthen the BCP and resilience programme engagement; ensuring that the capability and resources directed to resilience is proportionate to the business risk profile.
  • Develop and implement business wide systems and processes for managing business continuity.
  • Monitor and consult with stakeholders and senior leaders in the business on the efficacy of policy, minimum standards and any developed tools and resources.
  • Ensure existence & maintenance of Corporate, Business Unit and Functional BCPs to standard required to pass internal & external audits.
  • Liaising with Technical and Business product owners to identify gaps, set recovery time objectives and convey business needs/expectations.
  • Ensuring regular testing (at least annually) of Corporate, Business Units and Functional BCPs, by leading or coordinating said exercises.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the topic of BCM (i.e. provide advice, training, consultancy) for Countries and Group function.
  • Assist in the response to significant disruptive events.

THE PERSON MUST

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have good analytical & critical thinking ability.
  • Have a high level of concentration and patience.
  • Have strong time management skills.
  • Be meticulous and be able to pay attention to details.

QUALIFICATION

  • 5 ‘O’ level credits including Mathematics and English in not more than 2 sitting.
  • First Degree/HND in Accounting, Sciences or Engineering.
  • Professional Certification – Certified by the Business Continuity Institute, Risk Management Certification
  • MBA will be a plus.

EXPERIENCE

  • 7 years cognate experience