Risk Manager at Musoni

On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
Musoni is the world’s first financial institution to exclusively use mobile money. 
We aim to be one of the leading providers of mobile microfinance through the use of efficient and seamless technology.
We are looking for a suitable and qualified individual to fill the position of a Risk Manager
The position will directly report to the Chief Executive Officer. 

The position holder will provide risk management inputs in achieving Musoni’s business strategy that will create and deliver shareholder value by examining, evaluating, reporting and recommending improvements on the adequacy and effectiveness of managements risk processes.


Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Establish an enterprise wide risk management framework and risk strategy which offers a structured, consistent and continuous process across the organization.
  • Facilitate the alignment of risk appetite with strategy and establish an appropriate risk environment.
  • Identify risks and assess them, including their impact and likelihood of occurring and developing a risk matrix.
  • Establish adequate mitigating controls in liaison with various process owners and ensure their implementation.
  • Submitting the risk matrix/profile on a timely basis to audit section in order to develop an annual risk based audit plan.
  • Undertaking response and other control activities by responding to and reporting on opportunities and threats that affect the achievement of objectives.
  • Communicating information on risks consistently at all levels in the organization and promoting risk awareness.
  • Centrally monitoring and coordinating the risk management processes and the outcomes.
  • Providing assurance on the effectiveness with which risks are managed.
  • Preventing and detecting fraud and following up on the implementation of recommended action.
  • Use relevant metrics and measures to routinely monitor risk management progress against targets and taking appropriate action to ensure that all targets are met or exceeded.
Essential Qualifications
  • The incumbent must have be Holder of Bachelor Degree in Business Management, Accounting or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. ACCA, CPA or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years Risk Management experience from a DTM or Commercial Bank.
  • Knowledge of a Risk based tool preferably AOL
Desired Skills
  • Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills
  • Analytical thinker who can recognize trends and opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams to achieve goals through teamwork
  • Utmost professional integrity
If your career aspirations match the requirements of this exciting career opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter, to [email protected] with the title “Risk Manager” on the subject line not later than Friday 13th September, 2013. 
Your cover letter should explain what you believe you can offer Musoni, as well as current and expected remuneration and benefits. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Musoni Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.
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