Re-advertised Manager-Risk Management

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency

Vacancy title:

Re-advertised Manager-Risk Management

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency

Deadline of this Job:

Tuesday, March 05 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Main Job Purpose

To manage the risk management functions to enhance and protect ZAMMSA values by providing

the Agency with risk-based, objective, and reasonable assurance on governance and risk


Main Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises effectively, the formulation, review and implementation of risk
  • management policies, regulations, and guidelines to provide a framework for assessing the effectiveness of the control environment.
  • Manages and supervises effectively, the adherence to legislation, policies, and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Manages and supervises effectively, the risk management process in liaison with functional heads to develop a framework and methodology for identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks in order profile the Agency Risks and facilitate informed decision making.
  • Manages and supervises timely, preparation of the annual departmental budget and work plans to implementation of programs and meet the Agency’s objectives.
  • Manages and supervises timely, development of individual work plans to ensure achievement of set targets.
  • Manages and supervises timely, stakeholder engagement to facilitate an effective enterprise-wide risk management approach.

Communications skills.

Written Skills

  • Able to write strategic, operational, and analytical papers.

Oral Skills

  • Able to communicate fluently in English.

Other Skills / Attributes required.

  • Leadership and team building skills.
  • Integrity
  • Tact and Diplomacy
  • Results-oriented
  • Metrics-driven leader Computer skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Staff Management

  • Supervises, coaches, motivates, trains/develops, disciplines, and appraises performance of staff to ensure staff engagement and optimum performance.
  • Ensures delegation is conducted properly that each service allocation is adequately managed, staffed, and resourced.

Academic qualification and work experience required.

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Degree in Accountancy, Full ACCA/CIMA or Chartered Accountancy or its equivalent
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ relevant work experience in a similar role

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CV

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