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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 54gene was founded in 2019 by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong to address the significant gap in the global genomics market: Nearly 90% of genetic material used in pharmaceutical research is caucasian. Only 2% is African, despite the fact that Africans and people of African ancestry are more genetically diverse than all other world populations combined.
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    Risk Analyst

    Department: Compliance & Data Protection
    Status: Full-time
    Reports to: Director, Quality Assurance & Risk Management
    Industry: Biotechnology

    Position Summary

    • We are looking for a Risk Analyst to join our team. You will be responsible for tracking and monitoring controls to ensure they are adequate and effective.
    • To be successful in this position, you will be self-motivated, be able to work with minimal supervision with a good control of time management and industry/regulatory standard.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conduct risk assessments and monitor business systems to identify potential threats.
    • Evaluate risk exposures (opportunity, hazard, uncertainty etc.) that pose an internal or external threat (political, economic, financial, market, international) and make necessary recommendations.
    • Mitigate potential risk and propose appropriate solutions.
    • Review existing risk techniques and business processes to make improvements.
    • Update the risk management system, monitor regulatory developments, and suggest recommendations/modifications to existing practices.
    • Perform and monitor activities related to the selection, management, and oversight of third-party service providers from a risk management perspective.
    • Update third party risk management procedures, policies, and methodology
    • Prepare and compile agreed periodic Risk activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, Quality Assurance & Risk Management.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, IT, or related field.
    • 3 - 5 years of experience as an analyst in a similar company or related fields
    • Basic knowledge of Risk Management Methodology, tools, and techniques.
    • Solid knowledge of relevant regulatory and industry standards.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint or other analysis programs.
    • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Able to give and receive constructive criticism.

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

    • Strong numerical and statistical skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Presentation skills and presentation creation using PowerPoint.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to inform managers and other stakeholders of results.
    • Experience working in the risk department of an organization certified to ISO 31000 or similar Standard (e.g. ISO 9001, 14001, 27001 etc.)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to 54gene on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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