Job Opening: Risk and Compliance Coordinator

Title: Risk and Compliance Coordinator
Company: Baylor Uganda
Deadline: 12th June 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Kampala

About Baylor Uganda:
Baylor Uganda is a leading healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people in Uganda through high-quality healthcare services, research, and training. Baylor Uganda focuses on providing comprehensive care and prevention services for various health conditions.

Job Description

Job Summary:
Responsible for overall risk identification, analysis, and risk management. The role involves recommending and ensuring the implementation of measures to minimize organizational risk and ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and standards. This includes planning and designing appropriate tools to strategically review and determine risk levels, propose approaches and systems to mitigate risks, and effectively track progress in implementing recommendations on risk mitigation.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of the risk functions, including risk identification, analysis, and risk management.
  • Lead and define the Enterprise Risk Management framework and develop the organization’s Risk Register.
  • Advise Senior Management on risk management, incorporating risk considerations into strategic decision-making, and ensure alignment between the Strategic Plan and Risk Policy.
  • Guide the integration of enterprise risk management with other organizational planning and management activities.
  • Steer the implementation of Internal Audit and external audit recommendations, ensuring all recommendations are implemented within the agreed timelines and reporting progress to the Executive Director.
  • Coordinate the quarterly review of the Risk Register, comparing estimated risks with established criteria such as costs, legal requirements, and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks.
  • Lead the Risk Management Committee and ensure updated Risk Registers are communicated across all offices.
  • Liaise with audit in conducting whistle-blower investigations and ensure ultimate accountability on investigation conclusions and follow-through by line management.
  • Conduct special reviews and investigations directed by the Executive Director or Senior Management Team and ensure strong internal controls are developed and implemented by various departments, programs, and projects.
  • Manage and consolidate the Internal Control Self-Assessment (ICSAT).
  • Conduct organization-wide training and awareness sessions on internal control and risk issues; establish risk awareness and a zero-fraud culture.
  • Develop and submit quarterly reports on the risk status of the organization to the Executive Director.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Requirements

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Business Management, or a related field with a subject of study in Risk Management.
  • Three to five years’ experience working in Risk Management or a related field.
  • Certified Risk Management is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Must have at least a credit 6 in Mathematics and English at Ordinary Level (UCE).
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and team coordination abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in using risk management software and tools.

How to Apply

Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Daytime telephone contact
  • Three traceable professional references
  • Certified UNEB certificates
  • Certified University Transcripts

Submission Instructions:
Please apply directly using the apply button below. The deadline for submitting application documents (Only PDF Format) is June 12, 2024.

Apply Here: Baylor Uganda Careers

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Contact for Further Questions:

For More Information About Baylor Uganda:

  • Industry: Health
  • Location: Kampala



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