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.
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