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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2019
    Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
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  • Tracom Services Limited is a Kenyan microfinance software company. It aims to "assist companies and organizations by developing cost-effective customized applications which enable them to streamline their daily operations”. Tracom is comprised of four board members and over eighteen staff members as of 2013.
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    Risk & Control Officer

    Ref Number: TSL/RCO/01/2019

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Reviews and updates the existing database of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); and propose amendments to strengthen the current operational environment
    • Monitor the implementation of the risk assessment framework through the development of a risk-based Compliance monitoring system;
    • Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are proceeding as required;
    • Develop and oversee control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies;
    • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously;
    • Advice and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on appropriate strategies to strengthen controls and mitigate potential risks for adequate compliance to rules and regulations and good governance of the organization;
    • Develop a strong culture of compliance awareness and ensure a consistent approach across the different units as well as disseminate information on compliance initiatives;
    • Conduct risk assessments on the different processes, which will involve identifying, describing and profiling the risks affecting the organization as well as evaluating the identified risks against the organization’s risk appetite;
    • Ensure that risk and compliance management policies and strategies comply with applicable regulations and the strategic requirements of the organization;
    • Liaise with departmental/unit heads in ensuring completion and monitoring of quality risk registers; creating a viable control environment and supporting the enhancement of internal controls;
    • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks;
    • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control;
    • Handle corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders;
    • Provide monthly risk and compliance report to the Board of Directors
    • Seek to identify, understand and escalate the risk events/incidents/ issues on a timely basis focusing on fixing root-causes and taking ownership of identified mitigating actions;

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business course Information Technology, economics, mathematics or related fields
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification. IT security and risk certifications e.g. CISSP, CRISC, CEH, etc. will be an added advantage.
    • A business acumen partnered with a dedication to legality Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
    • An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Knowledge of Risk Management and Compliance practices;
    • Sound judgement in dealing with delicate and confidential information; Able to train and motivate staff in Compliance and Risk Management tasks;

    Are you looking for an environment that gives you an opportunity to take on the challenging technology world with enthusiasm? This opportunity is waiting for you at Tracom Services Ltd.

    Method of Application

    Send your application to recruitment@tracom.co.ke so as to reach us on or before 10th December 2019. Quoting the ref number on the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Tracom on tracom.co.ke to apply
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