Governance, Risk & Compliance Specialist

Debmarine Namibia

Debmarine is recruiting a Governance, Risk & Compliance Specialist, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Implements and embeds as a key and sustainable process the Group Risk Management Strategy and Plan at Debmarine Namibia to ensure a greater probability of achieving the company’s objectives
  • Manages, coordinates, and influences the company’s risk management process to ensure that the process develops and matures as specified in the Group
  • Reviews departmental and align departmental risk logs to the overall company risk log
  • Ensures that all relevant company policies and procedures are in place and approved by the respective accountable individuals and committees
  • Complies with the risk champion duties and responsibilities as specified by the De Beers Group Risk Management Department
  • Reviews relevant policies, procedures and processes to ensure that Debmarine Namibia complies with all DB Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) compliance requirements
  • Manages the end-to-end attestation process and ensures that key Debmarine Namibia controls that impacts the DB’s financial processes are attested to accordingly by the relevant control owners
  • Interprets gaps to best-practice financial reporting controls, understand impact, root cause and implements corrective action need to bring about improvement
  • Reviews relevant policies, procedures and processes to ensure that financial reporting process controls and “Risk and Control Matrix (RACM)” are adequately documented and maintained
  • Ensures that all new financial reporting risks and/or controls are identified and included in the RACMs i.e., RACM change management
  • Manages and conducts regular updates and/or training on Best Practice Risk Management Principles, Business Integrity, Anti-Trust, Anti-Money Laundering and related Compliance Policies
  • Ensures that the annual Code of Conduct Compliance programme is embedded and maintained within the business
  • Develops a clear and aligned work plan with any contributing stakeholders to drive delivery of objectives
  • Assists in the effective administration of the company’s insurance activities of the company
  • Assists in the development, maintaining and/or implementing of the overall company business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions
  • B.Com. Degree or Degree in Law, Risk Management or related field
  • Being a registered Chartered Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be an added advantage
  • Six (6) years’ experience of which three (3) years was in a supervisory role
  • Deciding and Initiating action
  • Learning and Researching
  • Handle confidential matters
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Liaison and interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Preference will be given to Namibian citizens and designated persons as prescribed by the Namibian Affirmative Action Act.
  • For queries, please contact Tel: +264 61 2978000
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to further assessment and screening.
  • This section is only applicable to internal applicants: All applications from the De Beers Group of Companies should be forwarded to the respective line HOD before being submitted
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  • Published 22.02.2023
  • Expires 03.03.2023
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