Head of Risk – SA0842

Life Insurance
Durban (SA)
Posted 2 months ago

Our client is looking for a nearly or newly qualified actuary to identify and mitigate risk activities that contribute to the overall success of the business strategy and objectives. Previous experience in valuations, pricing or risk in a statutory environment would be advantageous.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To be responsible for risk management operations of the company
  • To include the integration of risk concepts into strategic planning, and risk identification and mitigation activities
  • Set the vision and strategy for the enterprise risk function, working in conjunction with all other senior leadership across the organisation
  • Build and maintain a robust risk management framework and architecture for the organisation and manage the enterprise wide risks
  • Assess and understand the combined risks of the business and their interrelationships
  • Develop and quantify risk appetite, tolerance and limits
  • Develop plans to mitigate risks
  • Advise on directing capital to projects based on risk
  • Assist functional managers in obtaining risk mitigation funding
  • Monitor the progress of risk mitigation activities
  • Compile, assess and report risk information to the top management and the Board
  • Monitor policies and procedures for appropriate risk measures
  • Monitor industry and regulatory updates, and the organisations policies and procedures
  • Promotes and maintains a network of external contacts relevant to risk

Job Features

Job CategoryNearly/Newly Qualified
For more information, please contactWilhelm [wilhelm@sa3.co.za or +27 (0)82 823 9978]

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