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  • Posted: Nov 30, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
  • The Nation Media Group (NMG) founded by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It has been quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since the early 1970s. As the leading multi-media house in the East African region, it has print as well as electronic media and the Internet which attracts a reg...
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    Head of Risk, Audit and Compliance

    Nation Media Group seeks to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of Risk and Compliance Lead reporting to the Head of Risk, Audit and Compliance.

    The job holder will be responsible for the implementation of the Group's risk management and compliance strategy. This includes responsibility for implementing the risk management framework and related policies to support the business in enhancing its control environment and minimize its current and future exposure to financial, operational or other risks. Also includes responsibility for reviewing compliance to regulatory requirements.

    Key responsibilities

    Risk Management

    • Implement and maintain the Group's enterprise risk management framework
    • Undertake risk assessments across the business
    • Support the establishment and review of the Group's risk appetite and ensure the risk approach adheres accordingly
    • Develop and manage risk reporting which meets the needs of the Board and management
    • Develop and monitor key risk indicators
    • Monitor the risk register and implementation of actions plans and any potential changes in the environment likely to affect the risk profile of the company
    • Review breaches of limits and incident reports and ensure appropriate escalation, mitigation actions and reporting
    • Embed a positive culture of informed risk taking through training and awareness across the company
    • Provide essential input and support to risk owners and challenge management of current issues and the development and implementation of strategy
    • Ensure management remains informed of current and emerging risks and how they impact the Group
    • Implement and maintain the business continuity management framework


    • Develop and implement a robust compliance framework including the execution and monitoring of the obligations register, monitor and report compliance risks and issues
    • Review and challenge approved compliance policies and standards
    • Review compliance with legal and regulatory regulations

    Qualifications, Experience & skills

    • Bachelor's degree in a business related course from a recognized institution
    • Relevant professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA, Certified Risk and Compliance accreditations
    • A minimum of 4 years' relevant experience in risk management and compliance
    • Considerable knowledge and experience of best practice risk management, compliance and governance frameworks
    • Ability to actively collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organization
    • Robust analytical and interpretation skills
    • Proven track record for successfully managing stakeholder relationships and ability to influence decisions
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships based on mutual trust and respect

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nation Media Group on to apply

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