Business Risk Assurance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

NAPSA

NATIONAL PENSION SCHEME AUTHORITY
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

6.0 Business Risk Assurance Officer – NPS 05 (Permanent and Pensionable):
Head Office (01 Position)
6.1 Job Purpose
The Business Risk and Assurance Officer provides support to the
Assurance Manager in the implementation of the Assurance strategy
and work plan. In this, the officer conducts assurance and process
reviews to identify breakdown in controls and minimize exposure to
preventable risks.
6.2 Key responsibilities
a) Act as relationship officer for assigned departments/directorates.
b) Assist to develop and implement effective internal controls to satisfy
legal and regulatory requirements, and to minimize exposure to
preventable risks.
c) Perform key risk self-assessments to ensure effectiveness of internal
controls and risk management framework.
d) Conduct assurance and process reviews to identify potential control
breakdown.
e) Analyse audit findings to identify areas of improvement in the control
environment to assist management develop interventions to close the
gaps identified.
f) Evaluate quality audit findings and implement appropriate corrective
actions to minimise recurrences of quality gaps identified.
g) Monitor compliance with the policies, laws, and regulations to ensure
NAPSA is protected from preventable risks.
h) 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.

6.3 Qualifications and Experience
• Grade 12 with five (5) “O” Levels with credit or better inclusive of
Mathematics and English Language.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting,
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 similar organisation.

TO APPLY
Your application letter should be accompanied by CV and copies of relevant
certificates and should also specify your contact address and telephone numbers(s).
Application letters should be addressed to:
Acting Director Human Resources and Administration
National Pension Scheme Authority
Levy Business Park
Church Road
P.O. Box 51275
LUSAKA

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 3rd November 2022.

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.

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