Our client recently embarked on an ambitious transformation project and would like to recruit individuals with excellent professional and academic credentials, a strong focus on results and developing value to customers, to fill the position below: Job Title: Head Risk, Legal & Compliance Reference Number: 130-PEO00536 Location: Port Harcourt Department: People & Change Nigeria Job type: Permanent Job Descriptions This role (based in Port Harcourt), will play a critical part in delivering the transformation agenda and will need to demonstrate experience in the implementation of initiatives and systems in their respective functions or disciplines. Roles & Responsibilities Develops and drives the execution of the Group Risk, Governance and Legal Strategy. Evaluates the internal and external business contexts for potential and current risks and provides insights on the appropriate response to Group management Establishes the appropriate risk and business controls framework across the business, works with Business Divisions and Functional Groups to implement and communicate Leads the development, periodic review and update of supporting risk and business control policies, procedures and practices Keeps abreast of relevant laws, regulations and code of good business practices and incorporates them into the internal risk and governance frameworks Provides strategic oversight to the Legal team to ensure legal risks are minimised Develops an appropriate and effective compliance training strategy Identifies appropriate regulatory certifications and manages the certification process Drives and coordinates internal preparations and responses during relevant regulatory examinations / reviews Provides accurate and objective business control assessment reports (issues, recommendations) to inform and guide management on the state of compliance with relevant regulations and risk control policies Requirements Required: Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience in risk management and business controls in a similar company/industry, 6 out of which must have been in senior or manager role Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Law Relevant professional certifications e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified & Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and any of the following: Global Association of Risk Professionals – Energy Risk Professional (ERP); Member, Institute of Risk Management (MIRM) or Certified Risk Professional (CRP) Desirable: An MBA or Master’s degree in a related discipline Additional Information Skills: Business process and control analysis Enterprise risk management Risk analysis Risk management Investigation Financial Reporting Compliance Competencies: Communication (Verbal and Written) Leadership Professional Skepticism Relationship management Negotiation Attention to detail Application Closing Date 2nd October, 2015. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online]]>

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