National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA)

Job Purpose

This is a middle management role reporting to Audit & Risk Manager. The Senior Risk Officer will review, assess and advise on the implementation of the risk management processes.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks;
  • Supporting the Executive through Manager Audit and Risk by coordinating and providing clear and concise risk information, advice and/or reports that can be used in planning and decision-making;
  • Coordinating the various activities relating to Enterprise Risk Management within the Authority;
  • Helping to build an Enterprise Risk Management culture within the Authority, including facilitating and driving Enterprise Risk Management at the strategic and operational level within the Authority and ensuring consistency in practice;
  • Ensuring there are easily accessible systems and processes in place to enable all staff to conveniently undertake Enterprise Risk Management in their day-to-day work;
  • Ensuring Enterprise Risk Management processes are applied consistently across the Authority;
  • Organizing appropriate staff Enterprise Risk Management training and development;
  • Developing and maintaining a risk reporting framework to enable regular advising/reporting of key risks, and the management of those risks, to the Executive;
  • Supporting staff with their Enterprise Risk Management obligations and providing staff with advice and tools to ensure Enterprise Risk Management compliance;
  • Implementing effective Enterprise Risk Management communication mechanisms and information system/s;
  • Establishing and maintaining an ongoing monitoring system to track the Enterprise Risk Management activities undertaken within the Authority and assessing the need for further action;
  • Assessing Enterprise Risk Management information for completeness, accuracy and consistency (for example, risk registers, risk treatment plans); and
  • Preparing Risk Reports as and when required.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’ Levels (Credit or better) with Mathematics and English a must;
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or full professional qualification such as ZICA/CIMA/ACCA, CISA/CIA;
  • Certified Risk Analyst, or equivalent Risk Management Certificate will be an added advantage;
  •  Member of a professional body such as the Institute of Internal Auditors, ZICA, ACCA, CIMA, CISA and IRMZ;
  • 5 years minimum relevant pre-job experience.
Competencies required for this Role
  • Strong Data mining, analytical and programming skills.
  • Able to write technical and analytical reports.
  • Excellent Communication, presentation and Interpersonal skills

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