• Career Opportunity at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

  • Posted on: 8 September, 2016 Deadline: 14 September, 2016
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  • PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) - Our client is a subsidiary of one of the major Nigerian banks focusing on providing custodial services to its customers in accordance with the Pension Reform Act. In a bid to sustain its foothold in the market, our client seeks to employ a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

    Head Risk Management


    Reference Number: 130-PEO00692
    Department: People & Change Nigeria
    Job type: Permanent

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Develop overall plan and programs that identify, measure and monitor all risk exposures
    • Select and recommend appropriate risk management controls for all exposures to loss
    • Collect information and review documentation to ensure that risk scenarios are identified and evaluated, and contingency or catastrophe policies developed
    • Develop short and long term planning and budgeting for the Risk Management Department
    • Create and maintain a risk register to ensure that all identified risk factors are accounted for
    • Assemble risk scenarios to estimate the likelihood and impact of significant events to company
    • Develop a risk awareness program and conduct training to ensure that stakeholders understand risk and contribute to the risk management process and to promote a risk aware culture
    • Establish and maintain appropriate structures and frameworks for the administration of the company’s risk exposure
    • Identify, measure, monitor, aggregate, evaluate, report and recommend mitigating factors that could lead to deviation in company’s expected results
    • Carry out routine risk based reviews and spot checks on key functions and processes
    • Review policies, standards and procedures to verify that they address company’s internal and external requirements
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company and PenCom’s policies and applicable laws


    • Minimum of first degree in Sciences, Management Sciences, Business or Finance related discipline is required
    • Relevant professional certifications e.g. Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria (ILRM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) or Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) is an added advantage
    • MBA or Masters in related discipline is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience, 4 out of which must have been in a senior management role

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) career website on pwc.co.za to apply

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