Vision Fund Kenya Limited Risk & Compliance Officer Job in Nairobi

Vision Fund Kenya Limited is a fast growing financial service company and an investment of the World Vision Kenya.

We wish to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self driven persons to fill the positions of:

Risk & Compliance Officer

The main purpose of the job is to ensure the day-to-day management of the risk related activities, coordinating, monitoring and facilitating compliance with existing laws, rules and regulations in risk management in line with the company overall operations strategy and within the local and World Vision International regulations.

The position is stationed in Nairobi and reports to the Chief Executive Officer, with occasional local travel

Specific areas of responsibility:

  • Develops annual risk management plan that outlines the activities to be undertaken and submit for approval to the CEO
  • Develop check list to conduct follow up the implementation of risk management framework of the institution;
  • Conducts risk assessment on the company business situations, economic trends, future customer needs, company past performance, its key assets and areas of weaknesses and strength
  • Conducts risk management strategies, trainings and awareness programs;
  • Develops risk management principles, processes, methodologies and standards and monitors their proper implementation;
  • Calculates the degree of risks involved owing to changes the major management decisions
  • Assesses solvency using appropriate financial analysis tools
  • Identifies risks inherent in MFI’s business and measure and prioritized identified risks and develop adequate risk mitigating factors;
  • Performs risk assessment on at least significant risk exposure of Vision Fund Kenya and proposes risk management strategies, for deliberation by the management or the Board
  • Ensure implementation of audit findings across the branch network
  • Ensure branch compliance with established credit policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Make recommendations to mitigate risk of any new products and/or target market segments

The ideal candidate MUST hold a first degree in Business Administration / Management / Economics / Accounting (MBA holders are preferred), must have at least 3 years of working experience in a Micro Finance Organization, Retail banking or Enterprise lending institutions

All candidates must be professing and practicing Christians whose conduct and depth of character are governed by personal Christian convictions.

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications, attaching copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contact and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by 10 July 2016.

The position should be the subject of the email application.

Send applications to:

VisionFund Kenya Ltd – Empowering Communities, Giving Hope”

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Updated: November 18, 2016 — 7:00 am
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