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Snr Specialist: IT Risk & Compliance

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Date Added 11 Feb 2021
Expiry Date 11 Mar 2021
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Role details:
Core description:

To establish, embed, monitor and report on governance, risk and Compliance framework.
To ensure that an IT governance, risk and compliance strategies and policies are implemented effectively
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Core functional knowledge:

SA ICT Regulatory Environment; Financial Audit; Strategy Development/ implementation; Compliance/ Audit methodologies; Business acumen;
Relationship management; Enterprise Risk management
Competencies (Behaviour)
• Thought Leadership: Developing strategies/ Providing insights; Generating ideas; Exploring possibilities; Examining information; Adopting practical approaches
• Market Leadership: Developing expertise; Challenging ideas; Interacting with people; Understanding people; Seizing opportunities; Managing tasks
• Business Leadership: Pursuing goals; Taking action; Upholding standards; Managing tasks; Seizing opportunities
• People Leadership: Making decisions; Empowering individuals; Challenging ideas; Directing people; Convincing people; Interacting with people
• Personal Leadership: Embracing change; Thinking positively; Showing composure; Understanding people; Valuing individuals; Team working
• Values Aligned with Openserve Value

Job responsibilities:

• Develops IT risk and compliance strategy, framework, guidelines, processes and policies and procedures
• Ensures the implementation of IT risk and compliance guidelines, processes and policies and procedures
• Manages the development, documentation, implementation and monitoring of a risk management framework including policies and standards
• Ensures compliance with national legislation and international standards.
• Manages the definition, implementation, monitoring and auditing of standards, policies and procedures
• Ensures that IT control and governance practices are established and implemented in order that IT goals deliver value and mitigate risks.
• Conducts IT risk and compliance assessments to proactively identify and minimize the probability of risk occurrences and reports on issues
• Works effectively across teams to resolve IT risks
• Supports the establishment of a framework for risk management and compliance
• Creates and maintains a conducive legislative environment aligned with relevant legal requirements and acts to ensure implementation of internal controls for compliance purposes
• Develops an Enterprise Risk Management & Business Continuity Management strategy, framework, guidelines, processes and policies and procedures
• Monitors and reviews processes to ensure risk and compliance arrangements are in place
• Reports risks to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business
• Reports risks to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks


3 Year degree/ diploma (NQF 7) in relevant field


7 years’ experience with at least 3 years on management level