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Risk Officer || Lupane State University – LSU

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Lupane State University - LSU

DUE : 28 OCT 2022

The risk officer position is responsible for conducting risk management operations of the University, to include the integration of risk concepts into strategic planning, a nd risk identification and mitigation activities as directed by the Chief Risk Officer. Principal accountabilities Include:
Assess risk throughout the organization
Quantify risk limits

Recommend plans to mitigate risks to the Chief Risk Officer
Advise on directing capital to projects based on risk
Assist functional managers in obtaining and implementing risk mitigation strategies
Monitor the progress of risk mitigation activities
Create and disseminate risk measurements and reports
Communicate to key stakeholders regarding the risk profile of the university
Evaluate and monitor risk management strategies identified within the organisation
Investigate the risks inherent in a target entity that may be acquired, as well as the state of its risk management practices.

A Bachelors’ degree in Risk Management/Insurance and Risk Management or its equivalent
A Masters’ degree in Risk Management/Insurance and Risk Management or its equivalent will be an added advantage
Must have a high level of written and oral communication skills, as well as a strong knowledge of business processes
Strong analytical skills and ability to effectively prioritize and coordinate multiple deliverables simultaneously
Strong ability to work effectively in a team and to communicate verbally and in writing with both external and internal customers
Ability to work independently to produce desired results.
At least two years’ experience in a risk management position.

Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application in a single pdf file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line to

The application should consist of the application letter, Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card. The Application letter should be addressed to
The Senior Assistant Registrar
Lupane State University
Human Resources Section
P O Box 170

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 28 October 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.