Senior Manager Risk Management Employment Opportunity – EY


Job Title:        Senior Manager Risk


Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

EY is a global
leader in Assurance, Consulting, Tax and SAT. We are 300,000 people based in
728 offices in 150 countries, organized into 28 Regions and three areas. At EY
we are committed to doing our part in building a better working world. The
insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the
capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders
who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we
play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our
clients and for our communities.


Job Summary:  We are looking for a highly motivated and
self-driven professional to join our growing Risk Consulting business. The
ideal candidate will be responsible for developing Enterprise Risk Management,
Financial Services Risk Management and Internal audit services in EY Uganda.


The ideal candidate
for this position will build valued relationships with external clients and
internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact
opportunities. They will lead presentations and proposals for moderately
complex projects – or elements of highly complex projects and provide subject
matter insight to bids and proposals. Management and Boards of Directors rely
heavily on our Risk Consulting Business to provide important proactive
assessments and assurance around the effectiveness of controls and company
processes, while also providing objective advisory support.


As a Risk Consulting
professional, you will be leading engagements to identify control enhancements,
operational and compliance process improvement and efficiency opportunities, as
well as company-wide cost improvements. You will actively contribute to
improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives,
consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work delivered is of
a high quality. Under guidance you’ll lead teams – or parts of teams – on
engagements. You’ll maintain a clear focus on anticipating and identifying
risks and escalate issues as appropriate. As an influential member of the team,
you’ll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior
team members and help them to develop.


You will be expected
to serve clients across the financial services, consumer products, government
and public sector. You will therefore be expected to demonstrate cross sector
experience including a good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management,
Financial Services Risk Management and Internal audit.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Help manage financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing,
    tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Participate in business development initiatives including developing
    local thought leadership
  • Assist with workshops and facilitation
  • Assist with complex problem solving of client issues
  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Consulting Services
    and with other services across the Organization
  • Help build and train a strong risk consulting team


  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and
    mentoring staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback
    for staff
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and
    training Risk professionals
  • Contribute to an educational program to continually develop
    interpersonal and technical skills of staff
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting,
    Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Science or Business
    Administration from a reputable institution
  • Professional Qualifications CPA (or ACCA), CIA, CISA
  • At least ten years of work experience with at least 5 years as an
    Internal Auditor or Risk Management Consultant.
  • Must have Management Consulting experience.
  • Must have knowledge and working experience of the Uganda market.
  • Working knowledge of GRC systems.
  • Working knowledge of control and risk management frameworks.
  • Must have strong capability and experience of leading multiple
    clients and multiple teams.
  • Strong skills in project management and engagement closure.
  • Experience of/and interest in recruiting and professional
  • Knowledge in customer engagement with understanding of leading
    practices and industry challenges.
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving, presentation and
    communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral English.
  • Execution focused and proven ability to get things done.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc).


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit
their application letter and CV detailing their experience and suitability for
the position to the address below.


The Staff Partner,

Ernst & Young
Certified Public accountants,

Ernst & Young

Plot 18 Clement Hill

P.O. Box 7215
Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 5th October 2020


NB: Please note that
Ernst & Young is an equal opportunity employer and only successful
candidates will be contacted.


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