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Regional Risk Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

We are a well established Risk management and loss prevention company seeking for an experienced and dedicated individual to join the Loss Prevention Team as the Regional Risk Manager.

This position will be reporting to the Head of Risk.

General Position Summary:

The Regional Risk Manager is responsible for the management of all Loss Prevention programs and personnel for their assigned region.

You will also provide support for the company's overall business plan, Loss Prevention and Risk Management programs at client locations.

Some of the responsibilities of a Regional Risk Manager will be:
  • Direct on-going formal risk assessments of each client facility, and drive appropriate actions to mitigate high exposure areas.
  • Direct all aspects of current loss prevention program including facility access controls, guard services, and loss prevention protocols.
  • Direct, manage, oversee, and implement the latest procedures and techniques in security in conjunction with local ordinances and prevailing laws. –
  • Coordinates investigate and resolve internal theft issues and cases utilizing: Interviewing skills, CCTV, Incident Reporting and retail business systems analysis
  • Provide risk assessment for new and existing store locations, including physical security recommendations and issues.
  • Ensure formal, written documentation of investigative findings by Loss Prevention team to support the course of action that the Company deems necessary for prosecutory or defensive litigation
  • Oversee the administration and accuracy of all required reports and documentation.
  • Conduct criminal and civil investigations and prepare reports.
  • Possess effective skills to transfer knowledge and expertise through training programs to field operation staff.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Competencies:
  • Ability to work autonomously in remote locations.
  • Knowledge of Retail Loss Prevention / Store Operations.
  • Strong interviewing & investigation skill set.
  • Sound management, leadership & supervisory skills
  • Track record of dealing with sensitive loss prevention issues in an ethical manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of company leadership.
  • Understanding of criminal and civil law as it applies to the retail environment.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Successful track record in driving Shrink Reduction programs
  • Ability to develop and implement plans, policies or procedures in a clear and concise manner

To be successful in your application you must possess:
  • A minimum of three years experience with multi site loss prevention and / or internal auditing company
  • Previous experience in a Loss Prevention role and/or the Security Industry
  • Experience working in a busy environment & meeting targets
  • Experience in Shrinkage programs and investigations
  • Experience in maintaining & reviewing physical security systems
Ideal Qualifications 
  • Degree in Security Management (or an equivalent security-related qualification), Business Management, criminology or Law
Additional qualification
  • A recognised Certificate or Diploma in Computer Science will be an added advantage
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Any professional Certification in Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Health & Safety.
  • Previous work experience in Military, Kenya Police and related organisations
To apply

If you believe you fit the profile, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contact and three referees, preferably your current line managers to by 1:00pm on 16th of September 2011.

Indicate in the subject line the position that you are applying for.

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