Faulu Kenya Risk Manager Job in Nairobi

Exciting Career Opportunities

Faulu Kenya Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited is a dynamic Christian organization within the Micro-Finance sector. 
Faulu was the first Micro Finance Institution in Kenya to be licensed by the Central Bank as a deposit taking institution. 
In line with the growing business needs, the organization is seeking highly competent, focused and results oriented professional to fill the following position in our Risk Department;
Risk Manager
Job Ref: HR: 012/06/2013 : 1 Vacancy

Job Summary: Working closely with the Head of Risk .
The job holder is responsible for managing the risk to the organization, its employees, customers, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders. 
He/she will review a variety of sectors and not limited to enterprise risk, corporate governance, regulatory and operational risk, business continuity, information and security risk, technology risk, and market and credit risk.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform Risk evaluation for the business.
  • Assist in preparation of risk registers for all business units.
  • Provide input for risk reports for presentation to management, Board’s etc
  • Report on risk analysis where threats are identified through risk assessment and identification and advice on risk mitigation plans of identified risks.
  • Create risk awareness to managers and staff on risks relevant to their units and at individual level to enhance understanding of their accountability for their unit risks.
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization.
  • Assist in Preparation of risk reports for stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Advice on and ensure implementation of health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong.
  • Conduct reviews/audits of policy and compliance to standards/regulatory requirements which may include liaison with internal and external auditors /regulators. Ensure there is adherence to statutory and reporting requirements.
  • Assist in developing policy, procedure and systems for the department, including documentation where necessary, revise operations, accounting, procurement, HR and MIS manuals in order to ensure they cover all possible risks to company.
  • Ensure appropriate controls and procedures are established in the key departments of organization.
  • Regularly inspect company records and transactions and evolve scrutiny methodology that ensures compliance and sets standards to be adhered to.
  • Keep abreast with latest developments in the micro finance, banking, audit and accounting fields with a view to enhancing Risk function as a key contributor to company strategy.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor degree in business or Finance with a Masters degree in Finance or management.
  • CPA (K)/ ACCA qualification added advantage
  • CISA & Risk management qualifications an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Management position.
  • Broad knowledge of the key business functions of the industry and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial services/Micro finance industry policies and regulatory requirements as relates to MFI institutions.
  • Advanced leadership & communication skills
  • Ability to institute new, revolutionary ways of strategic business approaches, risk management and control practices.
  • Persistence, eye for detail and ability to complete projects within strict deadlines
  • Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the low income population are key requirements for this position.
If you meet the specified criteria, send your application letter and updated CV (including 3 referees, one of whom must be a spiritual leader) to the undersigned through the e-mail address below (with the Job Ref as email and application subject):

Head of Human Resources
Faulu Kenya Limited
P.O Box 60240 – 00200

Email: excitingcareers@faulukenya.com

Applications should reach us on or before 26th June, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.