Principal Officer, Risk Management at National Social Security Fund

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Administration
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: November 21, 2023
  • Last Date: December 11, 2023

Job Description


Reporting to the Senior Principal Officer, Risk Management he/she will be responsible for
assisting in the preparation of the annual risk plan.

• Plan the risk assessments comprising of preliminary surveys of processes to be
reviewed, evaluation of applicable Risk Management frameworks, protocols, policies
and procedures, development of risk assessment templates;
• Coordinate and conduct risk and control self-assessment to ensure conformity with
the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and other policies;
• Participate in the review of risk assessment reports;
• Organize management meetings to discuss the observations, risk exposures and
• Review and prepare the final risk assessment report, incorporating any revisions
resulting from the management discussions;
• Conduct continuous risk assessments and generate risk sensitization memos;
• Facilitate the preparation of the Fund's risk register and evaluate the risks in relation
to agreed criteria and maintaining the register based on the Enterprise Risk
Management, Business Continuity and Information Security Frameworks;
• Follow up and track the progress of remediation of risk and control weaknesses
identified by Risk Assessment, Internal Audit, self-testing, or controls assessment.

• Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Project
Management, Business Administration or any other relevant qualification from a
recognized institution;
• Professional qualification such as CIA, CISA, ACCA, CPA (K), CRMA, PRM, FSA,
CERA or equivalent from a recognized institution
• At least five (5) years of relevant cumulative work experience, three (3) of which should
be in a supervisory position;
• Membership to a relevant and accredited professional body such as ICPAK, IIA,
ISACA, SoA, IFoA, ACCA, TASK or any other relevant qualification and in good

Skills Required

Proficiency in Computer Applications
Supervision Skills
Coordination Skills
Risk Assessment

Application Details

Interested applicants are required to send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and copies of
certificates/testimonials by hand/courier in an envelope that is clearly marked indicating
the position applied for OR drop the application to the Mail Office, Social Security House,
Bishops Road, Block ‘A’, Western Wing, Ground Floor by Monday, 11th December, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.

All letters should be addressed to:
The Managing Trustee/CEO
National Social Security Fund
P.O. Box 30599-00100

Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing will
lead to automatic disqualification. Candidates are advised that the Fund does not
have any agents and will undertake this recruitment without charging any fees


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