Manager Risk

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Zaffico Plc

Vacancy title:

Manager Risk

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Zaffico Plc

Deadline of this Job:

Friday, April 26 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Ndola, South – Central Africa




To manage and promote the development of a positive risk culture across the Corporation through the systematic design, implementation and monitoring of an effective Enterprise Risk Management Framework. To ensure that internal controls are embedded in systems and processes in order to support achievement of process/system objectives.


  • Develop, implement, and oversee risk policies, frameworks, and procedures, ensuring alignment with ZAFFICO’s Strategic Plan.
  • Monitor adherence to approved risk policies and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and ensuring compliance.
  • Co-ordinate risk identification, assessment, and mitigation efforts across departments to mitigate operational, strategic, fraud, compliance and business continuity risks.
  • Oversee the implementation of Corporate and Departmental Risk Treatment Plans, ensuring effective risk management strategies are in place.
  • Establish and quantify the Corporation’s risk appetite, guiding decision- making processes to align with risk tolerance levels.
  • Design and implement business continuity policies and plans to ensure the ZAFFICO’s resilience in the face of disruptions or disasters.
  • Provide guidance and support in the development and testing of Business Continuity Plans (BCPs), ensuring readiness for potential crises. Review risks associated with potential investments, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and laws.
  • Lead the Risk Management team providing direction, support, and fostering a culture of risk awareness and accountability.
  • Collaborate with other departments to deliver comprehensive and informative risk reports contributing to effective decision-making processes throughout the Corporation.


  • Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate.
  • Degree in Risk Management, Accounting, Business Studies, Computer Science, Engineering or a professional qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ZICA.
  • Membership in professional bodies like the Institute of Risk Management Zambia (IRMZ), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), or Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) is preferred. Certification in Risk or Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, including 3 years in a managerial role, preferably in a large organization, agricultural sector, or related industries.
  • Strong written communication skills, with experience in preparing detailed risk reports to monitor corporation performance.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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