Specialist: Risk Management Based in National Office

Specialist: Risk Management
Based in National Office (Pretoria) Ref: 150203
Legal Services
Remuneration: A competitive salary package with benefits
Reporting to the General Manager: Corporate Governance, Secretariat, Legal and Compliance the
incumbent’s role and responsibility shall include the following:
The South African Local
Government Association
(SALGA) is the single
national representative
body for local government.
SALGA has repositioned
itself as a knowledge
centre and point of first
call for assistance and
guidance by all
municipalities. A new
organisational strategy has
been developed in order to
drive a credible and
dynamic agenda for
municipalities. This
strategy advocates for a
differentiated approach to
servicing the needs of
municipalities, enabling
SALGA to remain a
relevant and credible
association. It is in this
context that SALGA is
looking for exceptional,
talented individuals to join
it in this trajectory of a
repositioned organization
that is at the epicentre of
the transformation agenda
for local government in a
proactive and collaborative
way within the
Intergovernmentalrelations system.
Key Performance Areas
■Ensure the organization’s risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with applicable
regulations ■ Promoting and implementing the risk strategy by enhancing the level of awareness within
SALGA ■ Providing guidance on the management of risks ■ Facilitates the risk assessments
■ Maintains SALGA’s risk registers ■ Monitors and analyzes risks across SALGA and reports on
these risks to the EMT, Audit Committee and NEC ■ Provide senior management with practical
recommendations for the risk improvement ■ Management of data repositories allowing for the
maintenance and updating of strategic , business and operational risks ■ Interacting with the internal
auditors and the other business units managers ■ Provides key inputs into the committee that oversees
the enterprise risk management process and ensures alignment with organizational objectives
■ Coordinating the business continuity planning activities of SALGA
Qualifications and experience
■Applications must be in possession of a Degree in Risk Management / Commerce / Accounting /
Auditing or equiv al ent ■Experience in control self-assessment (CSA) ■ Member of Institute of Risk
Management. ■ A minimum of six years relevant working experience, of which three years must be at
management level ■ A valid code 08 driver’s license and own vehicle
Core knowledge, skills and behaviour
■Understanding of the Local Government environment ■Knowledge of PFMA and Treasury Regulations
■ Report writing ■ Project Management ■ Good Communication and presentation skills ■ Project
Management skills ■ Computer Literacy ■People development ■ Strong interpersonal skills ■ Analytical
skills ■Presentation and Facilitation skills ■ Planning and organizing Skills ■ Client orientated ■Good
Interpersonal skills ■ Conflict resolution
Suitably qualified and experienced candidates must submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae and certified copies of
qualifications, ID and Drivers Licence in application for this permanent position to: Human Communications at Fax:
086 539 2489, Email: [email protected]
CLOSING DATE: 06 March 2015
(please quote the relevant reference number in the subject line)
NOTE: Communication will be limited to short-listed candidates only. SALGA reserves the right not to proceed with an
appointment for any of the above vacant positions. All appointments will be made in line with the SALGA’S Employment
Equity Plan.