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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
  • KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.
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    Senior Advisor – Quality and Risk Management

    Ref Number: QRM Senior Advisor/01/2020 - QRM

    The Nairobi office serves as the regional coordinating office providing the required networking to facilitate delivery of services on a timely basis to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. We are looking for a Quality and Risk Management Senior Advisor in our Q & RM Unit. The purpose of the position is to provide risk management services and promote adherence to laws, regulations, KPMG policies and professional standards within the firm.

    Key roles and responsibilities

    The QRM Senior Advisor will handle Quality and Risk Management aspects. He/she will be involved in the following duties:

    • Developing and implementing KPMG risk management policies, processes and procedures including interpreting new regulations and spearheading implementation
    • Contributing to the KPMG learning agenda by inculcating a culture of compliance 
    • Evaluating, recording and managing potential conflicts of interest, ethics and independence issues
    • Collaborating with business teams to assess contractual risks and respond to queries on quality and risk management
    • Undertaking various projects on compliance, internal audit, internal controls, identification and remediation of risks, process improvement and other related assignments; and
    • Preparing reports and advice that adds value to management decision making. 

    Skills and attributes

    The ideal candidate must be able to provide support to the Quality and Risk Management Unit, and work well independently with the following skills and attributes:

    • Exceptional communications skills both written and oral 
    • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines and resolve conflicting demands   
    • Ability to work as a member of a team sharing knowledge and providing guidance and technical advice 
    • A high aptitude for learning and innovation 
    • A persuasive personality able to explain technical concepts to varying audiences  
    • Well-developed problem solving abilities and strong analytical skills 
    • Ability to provide different perspectives, options and ideas to issues raised by personnel   
    • A self-driven and result oriented individual able to work independently  
    • IT skills, particularly with respect to Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and 
    • A high standard of integrity.

    We offer

    • Continuous learning and development in a respected organisation 
    • A fantastic opportunity to work with multi-disciplinary client service teams 
    • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative
    • Competitive remuneration alongside a range of other benefits provided to KPMG personnel 
    • Opportunity to work with people from different nationalities and backgrounds

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    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your CV on or before 7 February 2020 giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting the ref number
    to [email protected]

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

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