Risk Control Officer


Job Summary

The Risk Control Officer is to provide independent review of the Company’s activities and its related entities; assess business processes and risks; ensure strict adherence to the Company’s internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory requirements in order to promote transparency and accountability, add significant value, enhance risk management, improve operational efficiency and strengthen the internal control system within the operations; make recommendations to improve business processes and controls

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Candidates must have experience in the Insurance Industry

Key Tasks / Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the implementation of the internal audit strategic initiatives relating to key responsibilities 
  • Carry out from time to time operational assessment as directed by top management 
  • Perform audits through the review of physical and electronic records, evaluate the level of compliance with established business control policies, processes, procedures, standards, laws and regulations in assigned functional areas/business units, identify control weaknesses or process improvement opportunities and initiate workable solutions 
  • Assist management in the understanding and application of and adherence to internal control measures, risk management and compliance to various regulatory pronouncements 
  • Assist in the development, maintenance, implementation and review of the internal audit work programme, audit plan and risk register and drive the development, deployment and update/review relevant policies and other frameworks for internal audit function 
  • Participate in the audit of the company’s management and financial statement Participate in the audit of regulatory returns 
  • Carry out comprehensive Departmental/Branch Audit 
  • Document and file work papers and audit procedures performed Track timely and effective corrective actions taken following audit recommendations Investigate and report all alleged cases of fraud, waste, abuse and inefficiencies and make recommendations on appropriate preventive or remedial actions Write audit reports and recommendations 
  • Build, develop, and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders 
  • Conducting special projects at the request of the Executive Management in response to emerging business risks 

Key Result Areas 

Enterprise Risk Management System Audit Investigation Verification Reports Compliance 

Key Knowledge Areas and Skills Required Strong knowledge of technical auditing concepts, business processes and internal control systems Experience in presenting and discussing information in a logical, professional and objective manner, and to manage discussions to effectively build consensus and drive forward looking actions Insurance/Reinsurance industry experience Proven track record within internal/external audit environment evidencing strong performance in conducting high quality audit work, findings and reports Effective interaction with all levels of management 


  • MSc /BSc in Accounting/Finance/Management/Public Administration 
  • Insurance industry experience is a must 
  • Relevant professional certifications will be an added advantage 
  • Years of Experience Minimum 5-7 years relevant industry experience 
Candidates must have experience in the insurance industry  

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