Kenya Re Risk and Compliance Officer Job Vacancy

Re – Advertisement: Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re), is a leading reinsurer and is listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
It is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified and is rated B+ by A.M Best and AA by the Global Credit Rating Company (GCR). 
Kenya Re now seeks to recruit and fill the following position:-
Risk and Compliance Officer 
Ref No: KRC/HR/2016/06

The main purpose of this role is to facilitate identification of risks, assessment, monitoring and reporting of risks in line with the Corporation’s Enterprise Risk Management framework. 

In addition, undertake risk quantification and modeling as well as assist in conducting reviews to evaluate compliance to various legal and other internal guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities
  • In conjunction with management, facilitate the identification and assessment of risks in line with the Corporation’s Enterprise Risk Management framework and updating outcomes in the risk registers.
  • Monitor risks and prepare reports to management and other risk committees on various aspects of risk management e.g. reports of monitoring key risk indicators.
  • Conduct risk modelling in line with the various established risk analysis models. A good understanding of the Solvency II or Basel frameworks is critical.
  • Conduct risk analysis and quantification financial and insurance risks through sensitivity analyses and stress testing for financial and insurance risks as well as major projects in the Corporation.
  • Scanning environmental risks and identifying new threats and opportunities that may impact on the business.
  • Create awareness on risk management to facilitate embedding of a risk conscious culture across the Corporation.
  • Follow-up proactively on action plans put in place by management or the various risk committees to address risk exposures and report on the same.
  • Conduct reviews to evaluate compliance to laws, regulations and internal procedures.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned.
The Person
  • Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  • Risk Management specialization and possession of Actuarial papers will be an added advantage.
  • They should have at least two years relevant working experience in risk management, underwriting, claims or actuarial functions preferably in a Reinsurance company or financial institution. 
  • In addition the person’s attributes includes quick learner, analytical, self-driven and excellent communication and computer skills.
How to Apply

Re is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
grounds of gender, colour, race, religion, natural origin, age or
physical disability. 

An appropriate remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applicants should indicate on the CV their current/last salary and whether they are persons living with disability. 
They should post or email as attachments their CV and cover letter quoting the relevant Job Ref No. outlining how they meet requirements for the position to:-

The Human Resource Manager
Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited
P. O Box 30271, 00100 GPO


Closing Date: 17th April 2016

Candidates who had applied earlier need not reapply.

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