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Monday, October 4, 2010

Risk Assistant Executive

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused advisory, tax and assurance services to public sector entities and private companies, building public trust and enhancing value for clients and their stakeholders.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers network in Africa has member firms in over 30 countries with over 7,360 professional staff. We have the largest footprint of all the professional services firms on the African continent.

In Kenya, our local capability comprises over 350 professionals who are able to combine their in-depth understanding of local business, social, cultural and economic issues with their deep functional and industry knowledge.

What we are looking for

We are in the process of strengthening our support services in Risk & Independence within the Internal Firm Service by recruiting a highly motivated person for the position of Risk Assistant Executive.

This individual will be a part of and provide support to the Kenya Risk and Quality (R&Q) team in relation to firm-wide risk management and quality standards. The person will be involved in ensuring effective systems are in place to manage all significant risks, monitor compliance against all Risk Management Standards, global and best practice guidelines, and deliver Independence and risk management training.
The role:

* Support the Country R&Q team on Risk, Independence and Quality (R&Q) matters;
* Develop an effective filing system for R&Q matters, both physical and computer based files;
* Maintain risk management and independence databases. For instance, anti money laundering databases, business relationship checking database, etc. The databases include up to date policies on R&Q, records on monitoring compliance and other R&Q matters;
* Arrange meetings as required and manage information to support these meetings.
* Accurately and promptly document minutes of meetings dealing with R&Q matters;
* Assist in formatting reports on R&Q activities, compliance results and issues and updating risk management and other R&Q templates;
* Support the Country R&Q Manager with the administrative aspects of monitoring compliance with risk and independence matters. This would include areas such as annual independence confirmation, annual risk management sign off, web based courses and other R&Q matters;
* Support the Country R&Q Manager with the administrative aspects of monitoring the status of the R&Q action plan. This will include maintaining an up to date status of progress with the action plan and assisting in coordinating monitoring efforts of other R&Q Champions;
* Assist in arranging the logistics and administrative matters for trainings on R&Q. This will include selecting and booking venues, sending invites to participants, sending course instructions, preparing training materials, circulating and analyzing course evaluation forms and attendance registers
* Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Country R&Q Manager.

The selected candidate will possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university, 1-2 years experience in a organization support function ; Proven administrative experience and excellent organizational skills combined with the ability to develop, improve and maintain administrative systems; Ability to build effective working relationships with others including senior individuals within the firm. Essential attributes for this role are strong communication skills, a team player, developed research and problem solving skills, innovative, adaptability and flexibility.
To apply for the position, please send an email quoting the specific area on the email subject line. Kindly provide a CV detailing your qualifications, experience, contact details and names of three references.

Contact Info: PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd

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