Enterprise Risk Manager Job Placement – World Vision International

Job Title:        Enterprise
Risk Manager
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
Enterprise Risk Manager will be responsible for overall risk identification,
analysis, and management. She/he shall recommend and ensure the implementation
of measures to minimize organizational risk, as well as ensure compliance with
policies, procedures and standards. This includes planning and designing
appropriate tools to strategically review and determine risk levels, propose
approaches and systems to mitigate risks and effectively track progress in the
implementation of recommendations on risk mitigation. The Risk Management
Advisor will provide advice on risk management and will coordinate and ensure
all Internal and External Audit recommendations are implemented within 90 days.
She/he will be a key member of WV Uganda Integrated Protocol Hotline (IPH) and
will be the administrator for Integrated Incident Management System (IIMS)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of the risk functions of WV
    Uganda, including risk identification, analysis and management
  • Lead and define WV Uganda Enterprise Risk Management framework and
    the development of WV Uganda Risk Register.
  • Advise Senior Leadership Team on risk management and to incorporate
    risk considerations into strategic decision-making and ensure alignment
    between NO strategy and WV Risk Policy
  • Steer the implementation of WV Internal Audit and external audit
    recommendations. Ensure all recommendation are being implemented within
    the agreed time lines and report on progress to WV Uganda National
    Director and Finance Director.
  • Coordinate the quarterly review of WVU Risk Register, which involves
    comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization
    such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and
    evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks
  • Lead WV Uganda Risk Management Committee and ensure the updated Risk
    Registers are communicated across the offices in all levels.
  • Represent WV Uganda Management in Board Audit and Risk Committee
  • Be a key member of WV Uganda Integrated Protocol Hotline (IPH)
    Committee, and manage WV Uganda Integrated Incident Management Reporting
  • Liaise with WV Global Investigator unit in conducting whistle-blower
    investigations, and ensure ultimate accountability on investigation
    conclusions follow through by line management.
  • Conduct special reviews & investigations directed by the
    National Director or SLT and ensure that internal controls are developed
    and implemented by various departments, Programs/Projects, Clusters and
  • Liaise with WV Uganda external auditor and coordinate WV Uganda
    Annual Statutory/External Audit
  • Manage and consolidate WV Uganda annual Internal Control
    Self-Assessment (ICSAT)
  • Conduct organization-wide training and awareness sessions on
    internal control and risk issues; and establish risk awareness and
    zero-fraud culture within WV Uganda
  • Develop and submit quarterly reports on risk status of WV Uganda to
    Finance Director and National Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Enterprise Risk Manager
    career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business
    Management or related field with a subject of study in Risk Management.
    Certified Risk management is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience working in Risk Management or
    related field.
  • Experience working in a large international organization and
    communicating cross-culturally.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Deep understanding of identification and management of
    organisational potential and inherent risks
  • Comprehensive knowledge of risk management practices and principles
  • Extensive experience in risk-based internal audit with strong
    knowledge and understanding of governance practices, internal control
    systems and ability to monitor risk management activities, internal audit
    and assurance practices
  • Persistence and ability to overcome resistance or challenge
    differing perspectives with well-reasoned and logical explanations
  • Strong communication skills able to tailor communication to required
  • Solid know-how in sponsorship programs, standards and requirements
    is highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring and tracking compliance with
    policies and procedures
  • Experience in audit management
  • Ability to identify risk areas and prescribe measures to minimize
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels
    of staff and donors
  • Strong interpersonal and human relational skills
  • Proven ability to cultivate and maintain strong interpersonal and
    working relationships in a dispersed international context.
  • Membership in a professional risk management association, or
    willingness to obtain within 1 year.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions
on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment
portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 29th May 2018
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