Business Risk Assurance Officer

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NATIONAL PENSION SCHEME AUTHORITY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) wishes to fill the positions indicated below. Interested applicants who meet the required competences are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will be expected to have demonstrable competencies relevant to the respective job.

3.0 Business Risk Assurance Officer NPS 05 (Permanent and Pensionable): Head Office

3.1 Main Purpose of Job

The Business Risk Assurance Officer provides support to the Assurance Manager in the implementation of the Assurance strategy and work plan. In this, the officer conducts assurance, policy and process reviews to identify breakdown in controls and minimize exposure to preventable risks. .


3.2 Key Responsibilities

(h) Act as relationship officer for assigned departments/directorates

(i) Assist to develop and implement effective internal controls to satisfy legal and regulatory requirements, and to minimise exposure to preventable risks.

(j) Perform key risk self-assessments to ensure effectiveness of internal controls and enterprise risk management framework within the Authority and in Authority controlled entities.

(k) Monitor identified risks for closure

(l) Conduct assurance, policy and process reviews to identify potential control breakdown

(m)Analyse audit findings to identify areas of improvement in the control environment in order to assist management develop interventions to close the gaps identified.

(n) Monitor compliance with the policies, laws and regulations to ensure NAPSA is protected from preventable risks.

(o) Assist in the identification of training needs on policies and processes and organise training interventions to meet the desired control standards and improve delivery of service.

3.3 Qualifications and Experience  

  • Grade 12 Certificate with 5 ‘O’ levels with credit or better including Mathematics and English.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking, Economics, Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Certified Risk Analyst, Certified Enterprise Risk Manager, or equivalent Risk Management Certifications.
  • Not less than three (3) years’ experience in a Risk or Assurance environment in a pensions or financial organization.

TO APPLY

Your application letter should be accompanied by a CV and copies of relevant certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone number(s).

Application letters should be addressed to:

Director Human Resources and Administration
National Pension Scheme Authority
Levy Business Park Church Road
P.O. Box 51275
LUSAKA

The closing date of receipt of applications is, Wednesday 28 th April 2021 .

PLEASE NOTE THAT:

ANY FORM OF LOBBYING WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE AND ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE SPECIFICATIONS INDICATED ABOVE WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.

FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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