Senior Officer (Risk Management) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Senior Officer (Risk Management)



Job specification
The Senior Risk Management Coordination Officer, will report to the Assistant Director (Risk Management & Coordination). He / She will be responsible for overseeing quality management in line with established systems and procedures including ISO to achieve goals, objectives and work standards of the Authority; reviewing the Authority’s Quality Assurance policies with a view of revising to benchmark with international standards; and developing and implementing the Authority’s Risk Management Framework and Business Process Reengineering.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Implementing overall risk management process for the Authority;
  • Conducting audits of policy and compliance to ISO standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors;
  • Conducting and scheduling effective training for staff in regard to Quality Management Systems and Risk Management;
  • Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operational and technical staff,
  • Maintaining controls and documentation procedures and policies;
  • Making suggestions for changes and improvements in the governing policies and how to implement them;
  • Participating in the preparation and review of the annual work plan for the division;
  • Assessing organizational and performance gaps within the different programs and report on corrective actions needed;
  • Using relevant quality tools and making sure staff understand how to improve the business; and
  • Implementing business process reengineering initiatives.

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment to this grade, a person must have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Economics, Risk Management, Statistics, Business related studies or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ relevant working experience;
  • Be a Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), Risk Management Professional (RMI- PMI), Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) or any other relevant qualification; and/or Certified ISO Auditor;
  • Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Proficiency in computer skills; and
  • Compliance with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by submitting their applications for their positions of interest.

The applicants should attach COPIES of the following documents to their applications:

  • Cover Letter for the position of interest clearly indicating the Job Vacancy No.:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates;

Candidates who meet the requirements stipulated should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Applications should include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport. All applications MUST have the Job Vacancy No., clearly indicated on the envelope. 

The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,

Or emailed to: or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment Box placed on the 6th Floor.
Successful applicants are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, and MUST obtain and submit VALID clearance certificates from the following organizations upon offer of appointment:

  • Individual Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good); and
  • An Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

NaMATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. 

Persons living with disability (PWDs), women and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation / details as sought for will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification