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PricewaterhouseCoopers - Risk Assistant Executive

About Us
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused advisory, tax and
assurance services to public sector entities and private companies,
building public trust and enhancing value for clients and their
The PricewaterhouseCoopers network in Africa has member fi rms
in over 30 countries with over 7,360 professional staff. We have
the largest footprint of all the professional services fi rms on the
African continent. In Kenya, our local capability comprises over 350
professionals who are able to combine their in-depth understanding
of local business, social, cultural and economic issues with their deep
functional and industry knowledge.
What we are looking for
We are in the process of strengthening our support services in Risk &
Independence within the Internal Firm Service by recruiting a highly
motivated person for the position of Risk Assistant Executive.

The person will be involve in ensuring effective systems are in place
to manage all signifi cant risks, monitor compliance against all Risk
Management Standards, global and best practice guidelines, and
deliver Independence and risk management training.This individual will
be a part of and provide support to the Kenya Risk and Quality (R&Q)
team in relation to fi rm-wide risk management and quality standards.
The role:
Support the Country R&Q team on Risk, Independence and Quality
(R&Q) matters;
Develop an effective fi ling system for R&Q matters, both physical
and computer based fi les;
Maintain risk management and independence databases. For
instance, anti money laundering databases, business relationship
checking database, etc. The databases include up to date policies
on R&Q, records on monitoring compliance and other R&Q matters;
Arrange meetings as required and manage information to support
these meetings;
Accurately and promptly document minutes of meetings dealing with
R&Q matters;
Assist in formatting reports on R&Q activities, compliance results
and issues and updating risk management and other R&Q
Support the Country R&Q Manager with the administrative aspects
of monitoring compliance with risk and independence matters. This
would include areas such as annual independence confi rmation,
annual risk management sign off, web based courses and other
R&Q matters;
Support the Country R&Q Manager with the administrative aspects
of monitoring the status of the R&Q action plan. This will include
maintaining an up to date status of progress with the action plan and
assisting in coordinating monitoring efforts of other R&Q Champions;
Assist in arranging the logistics and administrative matters for
trainings on R&Q. This will include selecting and booking venues,
sending invites to participants, sending course instructions,
preparing training materials, circulating and analyzing course
evaluation forms and attendance registers;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Country R&Q
The person:
The selected candidate will possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree from
a recognized university, 1-2 years experience in a organization support
function ; Proven administrative experience and excellent organizational
skills combined with the ability to develop, improve and maintain
administrative systems; Ability to build effective working relationships
with others including senior individuals within the fi rm. Essential
attributes for this role are strong communication skills, a team player,
developed research and problem solving skills, innovative, adaptability
and fl exibility.
To apply for the position, please send an email to recruitment. quoting the specifi c area on the email subject
line. Kindly provide a CV detailing your qualifi cations, experience,
contact details and names of three references. You can also apply
online by logging onto
Closing date: 22 October 2010.

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