OMBUD FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDERS (FAIS OMBUD)
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Assisting with the development, implementation and maintenance of a compliance risk management framework, policy and procedures for the FAIS Ombud in accordance with international standards;;
Assisting with the development, implementation and maintenance of an enterprise risk management framework (ERMF), policy and procedures for the FAIS Ombud in accordance with international standards. Implementation of the ERMF includes the facilitation of departmental risk workshops, risk and control reviews and monitoring and analysing risk trends.
Ensuring that all the activities of the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) department are carried out according to the agreed ERMF;
Establishing, communicating and facilitating the use of appropriate RM and Compliance management methodologies, tools and techniques
Oversee the development and implementation of the Ombud’s BCM policies and procedures
Providing assurance to management that the organization is compliant to regulatory and statutory requirements;
Liaising with internal and external auditors;
Assisting Line Management in reviewing and annually updating the ERM Framework and all relevant policies, including the Fraud and Corruption Prevention Strategy, ERM Policy, Compliance Policy and Framework and Business Continuity Management Policy and Plans.
Facilitating formal awareness campaigns on governance, risk and compliance as well as BCM - related matters;
Providing accurate reporting and relevant information for the escalation of potential high-risk areas to the FAIS Ombud EXCO and Risk Committee;
Providing inputs to the FAIS Ombud Annual Report and Risk Committee meeting packs;
Managing, coordinating and overseeing the preparation of Operational (Business) Plans, quarterly performance feedback reporting by the departments and prepare quarterly report to EXCO;
Assisting the Ombud with the preparation of the FAIS Ombud Annual Performance Plan (APP) and Strategic Plan according to National Treasury guidelines and timelines;
Preparing quarterly FAIS Ombud performance reports to National Treasury by deadline date.
The ideal candidate must have:
At least a Bachelor’s degree with 5 – 8 years appropriate practical experience in all the areas mentioned above. , three (3) of which should have been at a middle management level;
Extensive knowledge of risk management principles and methodologies;
Experience in implementing / enabling risk management, compliance risk’s management and Business Continuity Management in an organisation;
Thorough knowledge of corporate governance and what the requirements are for best practice;
Must be able to display good planning and have solid experience in strategic planning;
Operational management, people management, stakeholder management and ability to work with all levels of management;
Exposure to auditing will be an added advantage;
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
Report writing skills - ability to compose and articulate risk governance reports;
Presentation skills - able to compile and deliver presentations/ training effectively;
Self-starter, with attention to detail and meticulous;
Time management skills are critical.
Interested persons should forward their CVs to Applications@faisombud.co.za by no later than 15 March 2020.
Enquiries may be directed to the HR Department on 0127625000.
In accordance with the FAIS Ombud’s Recruitment Strategy, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups. Applications from people living with disabilities are encouraged.
In accordance with the FAIS Ombud’s Recruitment Strategy, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups.
Recommended candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.
We reserve the right not to make an appointment.
Call 0800 111 059 to anonymously report incidences of fraud at the FAIS Ombud Fairness in Financial Services: Pro Bono Publico Kasteel Office Park, Orange Building, 2nd Floor, c/o Nossob & Jochemus Street, Erasmus Kloof, Pretoria P O Box 74571, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040 Phone: (012) 762 5000 / (012) 470 9080; Fax: (012) 348 3447 / (012) 470 9097 www.faisombud.co.za