Risk Officer, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-27
Expires 2024-06-27
ID #2136570478
Risk Officer, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified April 30, 2024


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To support the Internal Auditor in overseeing risk assessments and mitigations across all MJAP and support functions.

The role ensures there is a comprehensive, coordinated, and consistent quality in the process to report on key risks and implementation of risk management strategy and influence change to strengthen organization wide accountability.

Requirements• A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, statistics, or B.

economics• Professional qualification (ACCA or CPA)- at least level• Risk Management Certification and CIA is an added advantage.• A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar position in a reputable institutions NGOs, Banks, and insurance industry.• Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills.• Excellent Analytical and Investigative skills.• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.• Ability to pay strong attention to detail and organization.• Must have strong interpersonal skills to manage large teams.• Must be both a problem solver and a risk taker.• Proficient with risk management, auditing techniques, and accounting standards and principles • Excellent IT skills and conversant with auditing information systems• Excellent knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML).


Risk Planning• Support the Internal Auditor to develop and execute Risk based Internal Audit Plan.

Update this Plan on quarterly basis and share with the Internal Auditor.• Examine, review, and assess risk management, governance and control processes and provide innovative best practices to make improvements.• Support the integration of risk management in the operational planning and decision-making processes.2.

Risk Management• Support departmental heads in maintaining and updating the organization’s Risk Register as an active risk management tool.• Support departmental heads in developing and monitoring Risk and control Self-assessment tool.• Support the Internal Auditor in monitoring implementation of the Terms of Reference for Risk Management Committee (RMC)3.

Compliance Management• Perform special assignments, investigations, and audits as needed and securely file all such reports and supporting documents accordingly.• Effectively and adequately document audit/investigation process and file the working paper accordingly.• Summarize, profile, and timely follow up plan of actions from all audits (internal and external), special assignments & investigation, and ensure all plan of actions are closed within the agreed timeframe.• Track/monitor implementation of Risk and control Self-assessment tool.4.

Capacity Building Support in strengthening capacity building of staff and CSOs on risk management (E.g fraud risk assessment and mitigation), best internal control practices, standards, governance, and MJAP Uganda policies.5.

Reporting:• Prepare risk dashboard/report to be presented to management and the Board Audit Committee monthly and quarterly respectively.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Risk officer

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