Risk Management Officer Job in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) is a government agency created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective of identifying the proceeds of crime, combating money laundering, and fighting the financing of terrorism.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, FRC is seeking to recruit qualified and competent personnel to fill the folowing position:


REF: SME/06/2020



The Risk Management Officer will report to the Senior Planning Officer.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

i. Designing and implementing an overall risk management framework and process;

ii. Developing annual risk assessment plans;

iii. Risk assessment and documentation of response strategies for mitigating risks;

iv. Following up with the responsible departments on implementation of recommended actions to address the identified risks;

v. Reviewing and updating the risk registers;

vi. Performing a risk evaluation of the FRC previous handling of risks and comparing potential risks with criteria set out;

vii. Risk reporting tailored to the relevant departments;

viii. Building risk awareness amongst staff;

ix. Providing periodic management reports on significant risks and mitigations.

Person Specifications

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or relevant field from a recognized university;

ii. Professional Certification in IT Audit, Risk or IT Security e.g. CISM, CISSP, CISA, or CRISC required;

iii. CPA, CIA, CFE and related qualifications will be an added advantage;

iv. Knowledge in audit tools & techniques including process mapping, control identification & analysis and design of audit tests.

v. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

vi. Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Strong critical thinking skills;

ii. Strong analytical skills;

iii. Planning and organizational skills;

iv. Ability to understand broader business issues;

v. Good Communication and presentation skills; and

vi. Proficiency in computer applications

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria for any of the above positions, please complete the Employment Application Form available at our website HERE, and submit this form together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and your Curriculum Vitae, including among other details, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

To be considered, your application MUST be received online via https://careers.ksg.ac.ke/ no later than 14th September 2020, 500pm.

Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.

FRC is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans, Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any manner will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce during interviews the originals of their National Identity Card / Passport, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and current compliance certificates for the requirements as stipulated in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Website: www.frc.go.ke

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Updated: August 31, 2020 — 11:35 am